July 2015 Cover Story
Foreign & Domestic
These 10 national treasures didn’t start out as ours, but all have come to America from their native countries to make their stars shine—and we’re so glad they did.
Chris Hemsworth Australia Crocodile who? There’s only one face of Australia in Hollywood today—that we care to gaze at endlessly, anyway—and that’s Chris Hemsworth. The man commonly referred to as Thor, the role he plays again and again in the Marvel Avengers films franchise (thankfully!), has it all: good looks, a squeaky clean rep, a gorgeous actress wife in Elsa Pataky (Fast & Furious), and oh yes, he can actually act. Named Sexiest Man Alive in 2014 by People magazine, Hemsworth’s got plenty on his acting plate in the next year, including Avengers: Age of Ultron, In the Heart of the Sea (to be released in December), Vacation, and in 2016, The Huntsman.
International residents and businesses alike are helping mold the Magic City’s fashion and design scenes.
Bringing it Stateside
When these entrepreneurs were ready to put into motion the business idea they were sure wouldn’t miss, they picked Florida as the place to do it. Meet six success stories—from France, Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Russia and India—who are living their dream here in the Magic City.
Today Miami Tomorrow the World
The face of the city that continues to grow up around us is ever changing, thanks to creative forces from around the globe who are influencing how we live and the homes in which we do it.
Designers from every culture converge in Miami, today more than ever before.