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In the pink: models hitting the beach


Though the weather’s been feeling like winter, at least for us South Floridians, a lot of the rest of the country is gearing up for, you guessed it, spring break! Take some time during your lunch hour — around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday — to celebrate this seasonal milestone at The Raleigh.

Victoria’s Secret PINK models Elsa Hosk and Sara Sampaio and Hunger Games star Alexander Ludwig are throwing a massive party, promising giveaways, challenges and party beats from two DJs. Visit or text SPLASH to download your invite.

If you’d rather ogle calendar girls, at 10 p.m. Thursday attend the Redline Xtreme Girls Bikini Fashion Show & Calendar Release party. The ladies will rock the runway as they unveil their 16-month calendar at Vibe Las Olas restaurant in Fort Lauderdale. 954-713-7313,

The happy couple

We may get to see a lot more of Elle Macpherson around town. Access Hollywood first reported the Australian supermodel, dubbed The Body, is engaged to Fontainebleau owner Jeffrey Soffer, of Turnberry Associates. The couple was on again and off again, and apparently they’re way back on. A source told the entertainment show that Macpherson, 49, will move to South Florida to be with her man, 45. Soffer declined comment when reached by The Miami Herald but did say they put out a press release confirming the good news. This will be the second marriage for both.

In the bag

Luxury handbag designer Nancy Gonzalez will debut her Spring 2013 collection at Saks Bal Harbour 3-5 p.m. Thursday. The celeb favorite from Colombia ( Mary Kate Olsen loves the clutches) favors using precious animal skins in bright colors.

Vampire diaries

No two buts about it. Viewers were either grossed out or intrigued by Kim Kardashian’s so-called vampire face lift witnessed on Sunday night’s episode of Kourtney and Kim take Miami. The (approximately) $1,000 procedure, technically a facial, was done at The MIAMI Institute for Age Management and Intervention. Simply put: The patient’s own blood — drawn from the arm — is reinjected into the face to stimulate cells and pump up the volume.

Dr. Julio F. Gallo, of the Miami Institute, said that the 32-year-old (who came in pre-pregnancy) was a “great patient.”

Madeleine Marr

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