SOPHISTICATED WITH A DASH OF SWAGGER—THESE LOCAL TRENDSETTERS PROVE THAT STYLE IS INDEED A STATE OF MIND.
PHOTO BY JORDAN BRAUN PHOTOGRAPHY; SHOT ON SITE AT THE RESIDENCES AT 1428 BRICKELL SALES CENTER; JACKET AND SKIRT SET BY WADE HALLOCK, WADEALLYN.COM
A true Miami style icon, Patton is beloved for her quick wit and ever-chic ensembles, which can be seen on the latest installment of Real Housewives of Miami. With her impeccable sense of style and undeniable presence, she’s one of Miami’s most influential fashion icons. As a former PR maven, Marysol has long been immersed in the world of high fashion and beauty. Her own unique style combines classic elegance with a modern twist with fashion choices that are always on point, whether attending a glamorous red carpet event or enjoying a casual lunch with the girls.
WAKE-UP TIME: 8 a.m.
MORNING SKINCARE: Neutrogena face wash, then hydrating face oil on the face and neck
BEAUTY ESSENTIAL: Oils/hydrating serums
SIGNATURE SCENT: Fracas
MY AESTHETIC IN 3 WORDS: Easy, fast, hydrating
UNIFORM: Linen T-shirt, comfy/slouchy pants or shorts
SHOES: Chanel sneakers
BAG: My 40cm vintage Birkin I had graffitied
JEWELRY: My wedding ring, watch, diamond earrings and a stack of bracelets
FASHION ICON: Cate Blanchett or Charlize Theron
FAVORITE HOTEL: A Four Seasons anywhere
MOVIE: The Notebook
TV SHOW: Schitt’s Creek
MANTRA: Gratitude 24/7, no matter what’s happening
ESCAPE: No telephone
WEAKNESS: Cocktails and fun
BEST ADVICE: Live in the moment; tomorrow is not promised
PHILANTHROPY: Vizcaya and pet rescues
SOULMATE: My husband, Steve
BEDTIME: 11 p.m.
BOOK AT BEDSIDE: Daddy Diaries
THEME SONG TO YOUR LIFE: “Do You Want to Go Party” by KC and The Sunshine Band
FAVORITE WORK OF ART: Old Masters
LOCAL HAUNT: Coral Reef Yacht Club or Key Biscayne Yacht Club
3 DESERT ISLAND ESSENTIALS: Cockies, air conditioning, music
YESTERDAY: Is a memory
TOMORROW: Is what dreams are made of
PHOTO BY CAROLINE OWENS
KIMBERLY TAYLOR GINDI
Gindi is beloved for her namesake women’s brand, Kimberly Taylor, known for its elevated basics that are worn from day to night. Evoking Gindi’s chic, minimalist style, each collection is meant to build upon those previous, allowing shoppers to develop their closets and mix and match with her tireless staples, perfect for heading out in Miami to Capri and beyond. Gindi moved to the Magic City in 2021 and since resides in Edgewater, where she invites Miami’s fashionistas to shop her stylish ensembles with private appointments or at other venues in town, such as Curio at Faena Bazaar and Fred Black.
WAKE-UP TIME: 7 a.m.
MORNING SKINCARE: Mimi Luzon ReGlow Cleanser, goop eye patches, SkinCeuticals Vitamin C, jade roller, Chanel Le Lift moisturizer and Supergoop Unseen Wunscreen
BEAUTY ESSENTIAL: Testament Beauty Morrocan Chamomile sleeping mask
SIGNATURE SCENT: Coco Mademoiselle
MY AESTHETIC IN 3 WORDS: Modern Minimal Glamour
UNIFORM: Kimberly Taylor seersucker shorts set
SHOES: Gia Borghini x Pernille Perni 03 puffy sandals
BAG: I’m a Bottega girl, but I’ll cheat with a classic Chanel flap bag any day of the week.
JEWELRY: ByAlona for the fashion jewels, Gar Diamonds for fine jewelry
FASHION ICON: Audrey Hepburn and Princess Diana
FASHION NEMESIS: Bras
FAVORITE HOTEL: The Faena Hotel
WORKOUT: Mimi Yoga
MOVIE: Prett y Woman
TV SHOW: White Lotus
MANTRA: Progress, not perfection
ESCAPE: South of France, and when that’s not an option, probably the steam room
WEAKNESS: Snacks in bed
MENTOR: My dad
BEST ADVICE: Dream big, hustle hard and be nice to everyone along the way
PHILANTHROPY: At the end of the season, my brand Kimberly Taylor donates our garments to a foundation that helps women get back on their feet after cancer treatment.
APP: Calm app
SOULMATE: My mom
BEDTIME: 11 p.m. in bed … lights out to be determined, as I do my best creating at night
BOOK AT BEDSIDE: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
THEME SONG TO YOUR LIFE: “Here Comes the Sun” by The Beatles
FAVORITE WORK OF ART: Slim Aarons’ Hotel Du Cap Eden Roc
LOCAL HAUNT: Curio at Faena Bazaar
3 DESERT ISLAND ESSENTIALS: My best friend, a bikini and a Kimberly Taylor Pareo
YESTERDAY: Is history
TOMORROW: Holds endless possibilities
ZODIAC: Pisces all the way
PHOTO BY LEONEL DIAZ
With an impeccable eye for fashion and a client roster that includes A-list celebrities and high-profile personalities, Sussman has become a much sought-after name in the industry. Based in the vibrant city of Miami, Sussman has seamlessly blended her love for fashion with the unique style that embodies the city’s spirit. From red-carpet events to editorial shoots, Sussman’s work continues to make a bold statement, cementing her status as a fashion influencer in Miami and beyond.
WAKE-UP TIME: 6 a.m.
MORNING SKINCARE: Sunscreen
BEAUTY ESSENTIAL: Jojoba oil
SIGNATURE SCENT: Tulum oil
MY AESTHETIC IN 3 WORDS: Edgy, Playful, Sexy
UNIFORM: Crop top
SHOES: Gianvito Rossi
BAG: I’m enjoying my Loewe at the moment.
JEWELRY: Family heirlooms always
FASHION ICON: David Bowie
FASHION NEMESIS: Dad sandals, all of them
FAVORITE HOTEL: Giraffe Manor in Kenya is on the bucket list
WORKOUT: My job—shopping is my cardio, garment bags are my weights
MOVIE: Documentaries and Rom Coms
TV SHOW: Sex and the City
MENTOR: Wayne Dyer
SOULMATE: My family
BEDTIME: Around 10 p.m.
BOOK AT BEDSIDE: Audible
3 DESERT ISLAND ESSENTIALS: Machete, Tent, Lighters
YESTERDAY: Thank you
ZODIAC: Leo all day, every day
PHOTO BY LIANNA TARANTIN
Known for her impeccable fashion sense and entrepreneurial spirit, Tingle embodies the essence of Miami’s vibrant and fashionable culture. As the co-CEO of Sakara, a wellness company that focuses on plant-rich nutrition, Tingle has made a significant impact on the health and wellness industry. Not only does she prioritize her own well-being, but she also inspires others to do the same. Tingle’s presence in Miami’s fashion and wellness scene is undeniable, making her a true icon for women.
WAKE-UP TIME: 7:00 a.m.
BEDTIME: 11:00 p.m.
MORNING SKINCARE: Cleanse with KORA Organics Turmeric Cleanser, spritz of CAP Beauty Seratoner, apply Le Prunier Plumscreen SPF
BEAUTY ESSENTIAL: Our Sakara Metabolism Super Powder!
SIGNATURE SCENT: Florgasm from Heretic Parfum
MY AESTHETIC IN 3 WORDS: Feminine, creative, vintage
UNIFORM: Shoes - Prada sandals; Bag - my Sakara tote bag; jewelry - the Moonstoned Herringbone gold chain, Aurate Lioness pendant necklace, Bliss Lau ring
FASHION ICON: 90’s Claudia Schiffer
FASHION NEMESIS: Leather pants
FAVORITE HOTEL: Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona
WORKOUT: Pilates with Vanessa Remijio of Slings & Springs
MOVIE: Disney’s Planes (only kids’ movies playing in our house these days)
TV SHOW: Star Trek
MANTRA: Eat Clean, Play Dirty
ESCAPE: My friend Qing’s farm in Homestead
WEAKNESS: A fun night out with friends; I can’t say no
MENTOR: John Replogle (our Board Chair)
BEST ADVICE: 66% of success is just stamina; stick with it!
PHILANTHROPY: Wellness In The Schools, Diabetes Research Institute (at University of Miami)
APP: Oura, MyFlo, Sakara Life SOULMATE: My hubby—we’re going on 15 years together
BOOK AT BEDSIDE: What the Road Said by Cleo Wade. I read it to my son, and it’s a great book of lessons for life.
THEME SONG TO YOUR LIFE: “Higher Love” by Whitney Houston
FAVORITE WORK OF ART: “Monet’s Garden” in Giverny
LOCAL HAUNT: Call Me Gaby or MILA
3 DESERT ISLAND ESSENTIALS: Sakara Complete Probiotic Formula, De La Heart Wide Brim Visor, Osea Undaria Algae body oil
YESTERDAY: Is a lesson
TOMORROW: Is a gift
PHOTO BY GERARDO BRISENO; HAIR AND MAKEUP BY SACHA JOSEPHAU
With her unique designs and impeccable sense of fashion, Kavalekas has become a go-to designer for many influential figures in Miami and beyond. Beloved for her handmade python handbags and accessories with her namesake boutique located in the heart of the Miami Design District, Kavalekas serves as a prominent style queen in the city and beyond. Adding to her business endeavors, she’s also launching Ximena Kavalekas Prosecco soon. With an admirable entrepreneurial spirit and one-of-a-kind style, Kavalekas and her designs are worthy of the spotlight.
WAKE-UP TIME: 5:45 a.m.
MORNING SKINCARE: Natura Bisse products
BEAUTY ESSENTIAL: Lasers every month
SIGNATURE SCENT: Fleur Narcotique from Ex Nihlo
MY AESTHETIC IN 3 WORDS: Colorful, creative, chic
SHOES: High heels or platforms
BAG: Ximena Kavalekas bag
JEWELRY: My Star necklace from Daniella Kronfle and rings from Sazzing
FASHION ICON: Brigitte Bardot
FASHION NEMESIS: Low-rise jeans
FAVORITE HOTEL: Faena Hotel
MOVIE: Mama Mia
TV SHOW: Real Housewives of Miami
MANTRA: Your direction is more important than your speed.
ESCAPE: Latin soap operas
MENTOR: My dad
BEST ADVICE: Everything shall pass
PHILANTHROPY: Fish & Wildlife Foundation
SOULMATE: My husband
BOOK AT BEDSIDE: The French Art of Not Giving a Shit by Fabrice Midal
THEME SONG TO YOUR LIFE: “If I Ever Feel Better” by Phoenix
FAVORITE WORK OF ART: Any Yayoi Kusama
LOCAL HAUNT: My closet
3 DESERT ISLAND ESSENTIALS: Sunblock, JBL, Ximena Kavalekas Prosecco (coming soon)
YESTERDAY: An achievement
TOMORROW: A Blessing
Photography by: Photo By Jordan Braun