With two floors complete with the works of contemporary artists, this massive gallery just outside of the Wynwood area offers a respite from the buzzing Miami lifestyle. With a free entry and various art and technology programs for kids of all ages, De La Cruz Collection is the prime example of an art institution that encourages the local community to take an active interest in the arts.
Nowadays, it is hard to keep up with the increasing number of new and talented designers in the fashion sphere. Even more so, when these designers happen to be from Latin America; a place that doesn’t get as much rep as it deserves. One designer that has captured my attention is Paula Raia. The Brazilian designer’s latest Spring/Summer 2016 collection features dresses inspired by nature and designed with Raia’s desire for interesting textures. Vaporous fabrics and an earthy color palette keep the focus on the intricate detailing and layering, something of which the designers has become know for.
Designer, mother and style icon. Margherita Missoni is part of the recognized Missoni clan, designers of the one-of-a-kind zig-zag prints and covetable soft knits. Despite having been born under the Missoni brand, Margherita is already looking to make a name of her own with her 1-year old kids apparel company Margherita Kids.