By: Maryanne Salvat

Guests joined Shiseido for a private cocktail party at Yacht Haven Grande Miami at Island Gardens. The celebration launched Shiseido’s entrance into the web3 space with a generative art collection launch during Miami Art Week. The brand showcased the innovations from Shiseido’s Future Solution LX collection ahead of the unveiling of the ‘Future Reflections’ digital artwork inspired by the collection. Top VIPS included, Dr. Muneeb ShahXandra and Yesjulz.

Alessio Rossi, Executive Vice President US Marketing at Shiseido, shared insights into the project, “For over 150 years, Shiseido has cultivated and supported art in all its forms. Our partnership with these visionary artists and Art Blocks Engine respects our rich heritage while embracing the evolving intersection of beauty and technology. ‘Future Reflections’ is not just a digital art collection; it’s a fusion of artistic ingenuity, innovation, and a shared vision.” 

Shiseido’s quest for high-quality and performance, whether through nutrient-rich ingredients or algorithmically guided generative art, reflects its commitment to excellence and digital innovation. 

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5K “On Color” in Wynwood

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On December - 19 - 2023ADD COMMENTS

Foot Locker x On hosted the 5K “On Color” in Wynwood as a pre-Basel warm up. Over 70 runners from South Florida’s top run clubs attended the event and ran through the muraled neighborhood admiring the outdoor art returning to Foot Locker’s Wynwood store (2621 Northwest 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33127) to experience the recovery lounge powered by On. There was a live mural collaboration by local artists, Nate Dee & Specified Fiction. Music by Papa Keith and friends delighted guests, as well as refreshments at the store.

Holiday Raves

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On November - 27 - 2023ADD COMMENTS

As the holidays approach and shopping lists continue to grow, here are some of my personal favorites that may help fill up stockings for that special someone that is quite difficult to shop for.

Ciele Cosmetics Brush Collection:

Ciele Cosmetics brush collection is exquisite for the makeup aficionado on your list. From 11/24 – 11/27 on cielecosmetics.com, ciele will offer 20% off site-wide including its entire collection of innovative color cosmetics, designed with skin-driven formulas made with broad spectrum SPF and non pore-clogging, clean, vegan ingredients.

The promotion will also apply to its Brush Collection consisting of three carefully curated brushes with dual ends to work across multiple formula textures and bring natural face features forward. Each of the brushes were created with opulent synthetic hair and made to fit the needs of today’s artist and consumer.

ILIA Beauty

For those of you that relish in the no-makeup look like me, great news the makeup look is making a comeback, and ILIA Beauty’s bestsellers have caught the attention of stars like  Heidi Klum & Pamela Anderson . These celebrities are turning to ILIA for its remarkable, skin-loving ingredients to attain that perfect second-skin look.

Heidi Klum, the supermodel and TV personality, took to Instagram to reveal her must-have lip product: the ILIA Balmy Gloss Tinted Lip Oil. This incredible tinted lip oil is not only a celebrity favorite but is also packed with plumping Hyaluronic Acid and fantastic moisturizing properties that will leave your lips soft, smooth, and never sticky.

In a recent ‘What’s In My Bag’ feature on Vogue.com, actress and model Pamela Anderson shared her secret to achieving a radiant complexion –True Skin Serum Concealer! This medium-coverage concealer works wonders by instantly reducing the appearance of dark circles, discoloration, and blemishes. Packed with skin-loving ingredients like Vitamin C, Mastic, and Albizia Julibrissin Bark Extract, it doesn’t just conceal but also helps improve your skin over time.

With the ILIA Balmy Gloss Tinted Lip Oil,  True Skin Serum ConcealerIn Frame Brow GelIn Full Micro-Tip Brow Pencil, & more, you can create that second-skin effortless look right at home.

Ekos Tukumã Frescor

Transport yourself to the heart of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest with the NEW Ekos Tukumã Frescor, a special edition eau de toilette in collaboration with Amazonian artist Winny Tapajós. The enveloping and refreshing body mist, made with 100% natural aromatic extract of Tukumã captures the invigorating freshness of an Amazon sunrise through its cheerful and versatile fragrance.This unique scent captures the creaminess of Tukumã, contrasting it with the green and fresh notes of Rhubarb, as well as the comforting notes of Sandalwood and Cumaru, an Amazonian biodiversity ingredient, known as the vanilla of the Amazon forest.

Leather Honey

As an avid vintage shopper, Leather Honey has helped bring back the luster to some of my most treasured finds.  Leather Honey has been in the business of reviving leather naturally and effectively, so it’s safe to say they know a thing or two about preserving the life of your favorite leather goods.

The family-run business has perfected an entirely toxin-free, best-selling formula that restores and protects all types and colors of leather, from furniture to cars to fashion to sporting goods. The water-repelling system offers 6 months of protection, is incredibly easy to apply, and is made of only the highest quality ingredients.Safe for kids and pets, Leather Honey soaks into leather’s pores, hydrating the individual fibers of the leather and providing a barrier that prolongs its life.

The Glen Grant Scotch Whisky Unveils ‘Devotion’

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On November - 9 - 2023ADD COMMENTS

On Thursday, November 2nd, we had the most delightful invitation to celebrate the U.S. debut of Glen Grant’s 70-Year-Old Scotch whisky, Devotion, in the Miami Design District.   Designer Lewis Miller created the most enchanting floral displays for a journey through the expressions (including the newly released 21-Year-Old). The unveiling of the distillery’s oldest expression to date was presented in a striking sculpture by artisan John Galvin, that is only available to seven decanters worldwide.

Scary Fish Masquerade Ball at Sexy Fish Miami

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On October - 25 - 2023ADD COMMENTS

Head to Sexy Fish on Thursday, October 26, for “Scary Fish” a glamorously spooky affair, featuring a haunting theme, beats from guest DJ Natasha Diggs, ocean-inspired cocktails, and more. The best part: this fabulous costume party will benefit the The Little Lighthouse Foundation (LLF)  South Florida’s beloved, non-profit organization.

Well-known for its “Nightmare on the Beach” Halloween parties, LLF promises that Scary Fish will be equally luxurious and fun!

Guests can expect a variety of handcrafted cocktails and passed canapés, while enjoying the immersive decor, complete with a cast of scary sea creatures, while taking in the mesmerizing tunes spun by international sensation DJ Natasha Diggs. The party goes from 9PM to 1AM.

The enchanting night will include complimentary cocktails sponsored by 512 Tequila, Tito’s Vodka, and other liquor sponsors, alongside mouth-watering bites, and a “hypnotizing atmosphere that will transport guests to the deep, dark depths of the seas.” Don’t forget to dress to impress, as glamorous Halloween costumes are requested of all attendees. 

A $150 donation is required in advance for attendance; ($200 donation at the door). Visit  ScaryFish.eventbrite.com to make a donation/reservation. For VIP table reservations, email:

Jonathan@TheLittleLighthouse.org.

All proceeds from this event will go towards LLF’s Children’s Halloween Party on Saturday, October 28th. To learn more about LLF’s Do Good Feel Good Programming, please visit TheLittleLighthouse.org.

Location: 

Sexy Fish Miami

1001 South Miami Avenue

 Miami, FL 33130

Date: Thursday, October 26th, 2023

       9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

It’s a 10 Celebrates National Love Your Hair Day

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On October - 23 - 2023ADD COMMENTS

On Tuesday, October 10thCEO & founder of It’s a 10 HaircareCarolyn Aronson, was granted the key to the city of Miami at the brand’s 7th annual National Love Your Hair Day event!

Hosted at their headquarters in Liberty City, Miami-locals, celebs, brand fans, and more gathered to celebrate the holiday created by Aronson for people to love themselves, appreciate others and join together to impact change. The event was met with surprises at every turn including an award from Junior Achievement of South Florida, the announcement of a $100,000 donation to non-profit, Beauty Changes Lives, a special message from celeb’s Fat Joe & DJ Khaled to announce the launch of a new men’s line, Rewind it 10 and more.

And of course, with all of Carolyn’s give back efforts to the city of Miami and the nation over the years, the end of this magical evening was met with the biggest surprise of them all: the key to the city gifted by Senior Constituent Affairs Aide, Barbara Sweet-Kemp, on behalf of Mayor Francis Suarez.

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