The Director of the Friends of New World Symphony has a sense of style that hits all the right notes.
I love the collection of bags by Haitian-born designer Phelicia Dell. She was recognized by Diane Von Furstenberg as the best emerging handbag designer in 2009. Ive been a devotee ever since. $400. VèVè Collections by Phelicia Dell, vevecollection.com.
Mr. B Custom Tailor is my wizard. Tailored clothing is the only way to wear it. Youll likely find me at his shop before any big event for last-minute alterations. Mr. B Custom Tailor, 7414 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami; 305-200-3018.
Every piece crafted by my friends Joanne and Michelle at Citrine by the Stones was crafted for me personally. Their luxurious, yet raw and organic creations are some of my favorite jewels ever. $295. The Stones Studio, 725 NE 22nd Street, 12F, Miami; 305-405-5000; bythestones.com.
When I want to roam around Miami feeling like a bohemian goddess, I slip into a Tanya Marie dress. Its the perfect fit, look and feel." $1,195. Tanya Marie Designs, 4600 NE Second Avenue, Miami; 305-438-2854; tanyamariedesign.com.
I have found incredible vintage treasures at C. Madeleines, which are of fantastic quality, detailing and unique style. C. Madeleines, 13702 Biscayne Boulevard, North Miami Beach; 305-945-7770; cmadeleines.com.
Mandolin is my happy place. Owners Ahmet, Anastasia and Ehran welcome you as if you were dining in their home. I die for Ahmets mothers chocolate cake. Mandolin Aegean Bistro, 4312 NE Second Avenue, Miami; 305-576-6066; mandolinmiami.com.
Max Azrias bathing suits double as works of art. Thats a win/win. $740. Herve Leger by Max Azria at Aventura Mall. 19501 Biscayne Boulevard, Aventura; 305-936-0334; herveleger.com.
I grew up in Miami, so I am particularly proud of its cultural transformation. If Im not enjoying a concert at the New World Symphony, you can find me on the dance floor at one of Overtown Music Projects epic events, like this one at the Fontainebleau. Overtown Music Project, overtownmusicproject.org.