AVENTURA Fine Italian furnisher MiaCucina celebrated 15 years in their Aventura showroom with hundreds of friends and VIPs. Guests were treated to a generous selection of food and wine as owners Javier Wainer, Mark Murphy, Ariel Weiner, Reynaldo Rouco and Pablo Soifer thanked the community for making MiaCucina a success.
NORTH MIAMI Farrey’s Lighting + Bath along with their special guest, Franke Kitchen Systems, hosted a Roaring ‘20s Gatsby-style Crystal Gala at the Farrey’s showroom, featuring an exclusive look at Franke’s new crystal collection. Guests were treated to flowing champagne, casino gaming and exciting door prizes.
BAL HARBOUR Saks Fifth Avenue hosted designer Edgardo Osorio in a private luncheon to support local charities with a special focus helping children.The luncheon, benefiting Chapman Partnership, JAFCO and Wonder Kids Art Basel X Youth Entrepreneurs, was followed by a shoe signing by Osorio.
MIAMI Italian luxury menswear designer, Stefano Ricci opened the doors to its newest store located in the Miami Design District with a cocktail reception and announcement of a partnership with leading cigar production company Arturo Fuente. After a chic cocktail reception at the boutique, guests continued their night with an elegant dinner at Casa Tua.
MIAMI Make-A-Wish Southern Florida and InterContinental Miami celebrated the 24th Annual InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball, hosting more than 800 guests. The gala was headlined by two-time Grammy Award-winning rock band Chicago Live, and presented by the Finker-Frenkel Legacy Foundation.
HALLANDALE BEACH New York-based developer KAR Properties celebrated the groundbreaking of 2000 Ocean, the first residential development in the US furnished by Italian design brand Minotti. Hundreds of guests attended the groundbreaking of the 38-story glass tower designed by renowned architect Enrique Norten of TEN Arquitectos.
FORT LAUDERDALE Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer raised nearly $50,000 at its 4th Annual Dream BIG Legacy Luncheon. The event featured a silent auction, three-course lunch, and a heartfelt video presentation honoring the legacy of late DDF Founder Debbie Zelman. Pat Campola, a stage II stomach cancer survivor, was presented with the inaugural Debbie Zelman Legacy Award. Guests also enjoyed a fashion show hosted in partnership with Wish & Shoes Boutique, a jewelry exhibit featuring Kendra Scott jewelry, and signature lemonade cocktails provided by Tito’s Handmade Vodka