llBy: Maryanne Salvat

Lilac And Lilies Boutique Hosts Jennifer Zeuner

Now that spring has finally sprung, Lilac And Lilies Boutique is teaming up with celebrity jewelry designer Jennifer Zeuner to host an exclusive trunk show party on Thursday, April 25 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Guests will have the rare opportunity to meet and get styled by Zeuner while enjoying cocktails, light bites and 15% off of her new spring accessories.  The event is free and open to the public. Zeuner’s latest collections range from delicate gold chains with fun, feminine charms to bold, thick silver chains with chunky aqua quartzes. Zeuner’s designs demonstrate a fresh approach to organic contrast. Popular amongst celebrities, including Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez and Alessandra Ambrosio, Zeuner’s jewelry carries a unique look of freedom and creativity that promises to add punch to any spring ensemble; to RSVP, email Kelli@LilacAndLilies.com or call 954.530.3109.


 guerlainembedGuerlain Presents “I Want Candy” at Saks Fifth Avenue

Starting April 25, look out for lots of color on the ground floor of Saks Fifth Avenue Kendall location as Guerlain kicks off the weeklong “I Want Candy” mega event to launch the much-anticipated Gloss d’Enfer lipgloss and lacquer collection. The first 200 customers at the event will receive a mini Gloss d’Enfer in Candy Stripe, a lustrous and wearable fuchsia. During this weeklong celebration, Guerlain experts will be on hand to create personalized palettes using the Gloss d’Enfer collection. What better way to ring in Spring than by adding a splash of excitement and “wow” to any make-up regimen. Guerlain’s new ultra-vibrant and undeniably gorgeous shades make accessorizing any look simple and accessible. To make it all a little sweeter, all customers will receive an exclusive and luxurious brush set with any $400 Guerlain purchase.


Harry Connick Jr. to Perform at the Adrienne Arsht Center Gala

Harry Connick, Jr., one of the entertainment world’s most celebrated, multifaceted talents will take the stage of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts on Miami-Dade County’s John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall for a special performance at the Center’s 2013 Gala on Friday, April 26. Connick, recipient of three Grammy Awards, three Emmy Awards and two Tony Award nominations, will perform an intimate show for Miami’s philanthropic, business and civic leaders. Gala proceeds will support the Center’s mission-driven arts education and community outreach programs. The 2013 Gala will take place at the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall, where the venue’s orchestra level will be transformed into “a festival floor” – creating an elegant evening and offering guests a memorable, intimate experience in a world-class setting. The event’s attire is black tie optional. Limited table sponsorship opportunities are available for $50,000, $25,000 and $15,000 and individual tickets are available for $2,500. For more information about corporate and individual sponsorship opportunities or to RSVP for the event, call 786.468.2020 or email advancement@arshtcenter.org.


Dolcevita Cashmere Opening

Dolcevita Cashmere has made a huge impact on the U.S. market; winning the “Pret-a-Porter Designer of the Year” 2013 at Miami International Fashion Week and being featured in the Wall Street Journal. Now the brand known for innovating new applications in cashmere will be opening its doors this Friday in the Design District. See for yourself how they prove that cashmere is no longer just for gloves and scarves.  For more information, contact:  nick.betancourt@yahoo.com.


locLocust Projects’ 10th Annual Spring Fling

On Saturday, April 27 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m., a who’s who of art collectors will converge on the seventh floor of the sexy, 1111 Lincoln Road Building on Miami Beach for the Locust Projects’ tenth annual Spring Flingevent. A host committee including power-house names like Christies, Mario Cader-Frech, Debra & Dennis Scholl, Sotheby’s, The Related Group, Susie & Walid Wahab/ Wahab Construction, teamed up for the planning of this signature event, which consistently attracts a diverse and enthusiastic group of South Florida’s top collectors, enthusiasts, and hipsters. In signature Locust Projects fashion, Spring Fling attendees will have all of their senses tickled as they are treated to delectable treats from Michael Schwartz’s Design District brainchild, Harry’s Pizzeria, Miami Beach’s Shake Shack, Khong River House, Yardbird, Macchialina, Swine and Misha’s Cupcakes. The Luxury Goods Silent Auction will feature auction items like gift certificates to Marni, Todd’s and Neiman Marcus. Guests can also dance to music.But the highlight of the evening is Locust Projects’ newly formatted Silent Art Auction featuring hand-picked and internationally-renowned artists such as Hernan Bas, Nathan Carter, Francesca DiMattio, Kate Gilmore, Jon Pylypchuk, Retna, Cristina Lei Rodriguez and Andrew Schoultz. Purchase tickets online: http://www.locustprojects.org/events/event/spring-fling-fundraiser/Ticket (per person) $150 / $125 Locust Projects Member.



Fashion for Cancer at Filomena Fernandez Boutique

On Saturday, April 27 from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m., Filomena Fernandez Boutique will host a fashion event benefitting the Children’s Cancer Caring Center, Inc. A very special fashion show featuring Cancer Survivors from the CCCC family will take place at 3:00 p.m.; to RSVP contact dania@blinkpr.com.  A $45 donation per person is required at the door (tax deductible); All donations and 15% of shopping proceeds go to the Children’s Cancer Caring Center, Inc.