Susan Trevisa is one proud mom. She writes that her 11-year-old son, Matteo Pardi, recently became one of the faces of Abercrombie Kids. Matteo’s adorable mug is splattered all over the posters and catalogs for the trendy lifestyle line. The blue-eyed, blond fifth-grader at Miami Children's Museum doesn’t only like posing — he’s also into sports, playing for Miami Shores Soccer Club, reports mom, who is in real estate. They live in the Brickell area.
SHARING IS CARING
Dr. Fredric Brandt’s legacy lives on in The Dr. Brandt Foundation, a newly launched nonprofit Miami-based organization. The organization’s first campaign aims to open a dialogue concerning mental health issues. The cosmetic dermatologist tragically took his own life at his Coconut Grove home in April of last year. According to a release, the nationwide movement invites Instagrammers to “share their enthusiasm for life with positive thoughts that can motivate others.” To join, take a photo or video of yourself holding a sign that reads “#plumpupthevolume” and ask friends to do the same. For every person who accepts, dr. brandt skincare® will donate $1 to the Dr. Brandt Foundation.
Former Ralph Lauren model turned designer India Hicks will stop by the Gale South Beach from 6-8 p.m. Thursday to show off her latest beach-friendly duds. There’s more: The British-born Bahamas resident has recently made her collection available through direct sales and is seeking ambassadors to represent her brand at in-home parties, a la Avon. RSVP: events.indiahicks.com
Celebrity chef Michael Symon says a fire Sunday damaged Lolita, one of his restaurants in his hometown of Cleveland. The Chew host, who is set to appear at The South Beach Wine & Food Festival Feb. 27 for the second annual “Meatopia” event, told The Associated Press that he was just glad no one was hurt.