Excess Baggage

{Swimsuit: c/o Maio Swim by Monica Wise, available at theorchidboutique.com. Shirt: Base. Sunnies: c/o Lacoste. Bag: c/o Hayden Reis. Shoes: Jimmy Choo. Bangle: Vintage.} The worst job I’ve ever had in my entire life happened the summer of my senior year of high school. I got hired by a resort in Destin, Florida to drive around a golf cart, pick up tourists and take them to the beach. When they needed my services, they’d beep me the number of the house they were staying in, I’d pull up to the front door, load them in and drive them to the end of the street. It sounded ideal, a summer in the sun. But it grew old, fast. Eight hours a day, I’d pull up to an Easter egg-colored house on the resort’s property, wait for an army of sunburnt tourists in zinc oxide-covered noses to toddle out of their house, weighted down with one or two…Read More



Sunday Funday With Pavan Hits Miami Style Mafia

So what happens when you take local fashion bloggers and members of the Miami Style Mafia: Daniela Ramirez of Nany’s Klozet, Ana Ortuno or Chic Streets and Eats, Annie Vazquez of The Fashion Poet, Maria Tettamanti of The Wordy Girl and Simonet Pereira of Miami Style Mafia and give them a Sunday funday, courtesy of Pavan? A little bit of this: Which did we have more of at brunch at Cecconi’s at Soho Beach House: Pavan and champagne or chocolate chip pancakes covered in whipped cream and strawberries? That’s a tough call. But I was up for the challenge. All in the name of the Pavan Hits Miami Style contest, where bloggers vied for a chance to attend NY Fashion Week and voters were automatically entered to win a trip to France. Next stop: Bella Beach. Sun, sand and … shopping at The Orchid Boutique trunk show. Let’s also just say we devoured those racks filled with L Space, Mara Hoffman, Maaji and Maio Swim like they were…Read More