Get into a California state of mind (and body): Malibu-inspired boutique fitness studio Pulse 163 will open its doors Tuesday in North Miami Beach. The goal behind the newfangled barre and yoga spot? To strengthen body and soul. One of the gym’s frequent visitors is Julie Weisman, a former professional dancer with the Miami Heat who recently appeared on “Live with Kelly & Michael.” http://pulse163.com
Celebs’ olfactory systems can’t get enough of great smelling stuff from Aromatherapy Associates, loved by Liberty Ross, Dannii Minogue and Richard Branson, who stocks his Necker Island manse with products for his guests. Latest news is the Body Beautiful Beauty Bag, filled with all you need to create a spa in your house, including the ever popular Body Brush, Revive Body Wash and Revive Massage and Body Oil. www.aromatherapyassociates.com
Miami’s own Sebastien Scemla, the visionary behind the Sebastien James men’s label, just returned from MRket Las Vegas, a major platform for fashion industry players. Scemla, whose grandfather was a tailor for Pierre Cardin, wowed with so-called body precise shirts with such attention to detail as patterns that match from front to back and double stitching to keep collars rigid. “Never before has thoughtful consideration been so sexy,” says Scemla, who has an eponymous store in the Design District. www.sebastienjames.com.