Category Archives: Miami

Top 5 pools in Miami

No matter where you look in Miami, water’s never very far away. From the clear blue waters of Biscayne Bay to the sprawling Atlantic Ocean, it’s water, water everywhere.

But Miami is also home to some of the world’s most stunning pools. With incredible weather year-round and as a mecca for luxury hotels and resorts, there are plenty of options when it comes to lounging poolside.

Whether you’re looking to swim a couple laps or relax in the sun with a cocktail, here are five of Miami’s most incomparable pools…

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A Thousand Words: SLS South Beach in Pictures

SLS South Beach can be summed up in three words: Sun. Scene. Service. 

You don’t come to the SLS to hang out in your room (although the rooms are incredibly stylish). You come to stay in one of the city’s iconic buildings (the tallest Art Deco building, in fact), to see and be seen with the young and the beautiful, to drink and eat extraordinarily well, and to live out your wildest South Beach dreams. 

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10 Restaurants With Arts and Smarts

Tired of eating in the chains? Checking Yelp? Chasing down the Michelins? 

Here are ten restaurants and cafés in some of the most interesting, creative and unexpected spaces and places from New York to London, D.C. to Miami. Venues range from high-end cafeteria to two Michelin star affairs, all drawing inspiration from their unique settings. Get ready to feed your body, mind and soul.

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A Night at the Nobu Eden Roc Miami Beach

Built on the storied Warner Brothers estate on Collins Avenue in Miami Beach, it’s no surprise to find a continuation of the Eden Roc’s show biz roots in its latest iteration: Nobu Eden Roc.

Think of it as two hotel experiences at the same Miami Beach address, and this, a tale of two towers.

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Magellan Events Listing: A Thousand Whales & A Hundred Stars

Visiting a Magellan partner hotel and looking for something interesting to do? Here is a select listing of events taking place across our cities.

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Last Minute Gifts: Magellan Luxury Hotels E-Gift Cards

Magellan Luxury Hotels E-Gift Cards

With just a few days until Christmas, you may have a few more gifts to buy for people on your list. And isn’t the gift of luxury travel one of the finest presents you can offer? Continue reading Last Minute Gifts: Magellan Luxury Hotels E-Gift Cards

Magellan Events Listing: Fashion Fabulous

Visiting a Magellan partner hotel and looking for something interesting to do? Here is a select listing of events taking place across our cities.

Events are presented in chronological order.

New York City 

Anna Wintour Costume Center @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Masterworks: UnPacking Fashion
18 November 2016 – 15 February 2017
Fashion provocateurs Viktor & Rolf pose the question: Is fashion art or is art fashion? The 60 iconic pieces in the exhibition represent the best of the best of fashion from the early 18th century through the 21st: exquisite craftsmanship, design, materials and ideas. Each are snapshots of the political, social and economic moment in time in which they were created. 

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Fashion Week – London & NYC

London

London Fashion Week
17 – 21 February

London Fashion Week Festival
23 – 26 February, 2017

New York City

New York Fashion Week
09  – 17 February – Women’s
30 January – 02 February – Men’s

New York City

The Big Flea & Antiques Market 
21 – 22 January, 2017
Lexington Avenue Armory, 68 Lexington Ave
The Big Flea bills itself as the largest antique flea market in Manhattan. Their one-of-a-kind finds include vintage clothing and estate jewelry as well as fine art, furniture and collectibles.

Los Angeles

FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising) Museum & Gallery
The FIDM Museum and Library collects, preserves, and interprets fashion objects and support materials of outstanding design merit while fostering student and public engagement. The collection includes more than 15,000 pieces covering 200 years of fashion history, with a focus on women’s fashion and accessories. The museum is free and only open only during exhibitions. Behind-the-scenes Curator Tours can be made in advance by calling 213-623-5821 x3367.

San Francisco

ICEFDT 2017 – The 19th International Conference on Eco Fashion Design and Technology
27 – 28 April 2017
Interested in the stories and technologies behind the clothes you wear? Want to make more enviro-friendly choices? ICEFDT 2017 will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Eco Fashion Design and Technology. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field.

Miami

The Original Miami Antique Show & Jewelry History Series

Jewelry History Series 

08 – 09 February 2017
The Jewelry History Series @ The Original Miami Beach Antique Show is an educational conference centered around the history of jewelry during select time periods. This event is open to anyone with an interest in learning about the history of antique jewelry!

Antique Show (includes jewelry)

10 – 13 February, 2017
The Original Miami Beach Antique Show will be held at the Miami-Dade County Fair Expo Center in 2017. As the world’s largest indoor antique show, it presents nearly 1,000 recognized dealers from 28 countries for four days only. Attendees can explore collections from Renaissance to Art Deco eras including fine art, American and European silver, antique jewelry, 17th-19th century furniture, porcelain and more

NYC Shopping Bonus!

New York Magazine offers an online calendar listing sales on all brands and types of merchandise by month. Click here to see complete listings for winter sales in November and December 2016 including MaxMara, Vera Wang, Liz Lange, Nicole Farhi and even Vivienne Westwood.

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Racing Miami

There are a number of enticing options for motorsports racing in the Miami area. If you want to watch the action, there’s the upcoming Race of Champions at Marlins Park and the Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But if you prefer doing rather than spectating, you can always take to the track yourself behind the wheel of a high-performance automobile. And how fun would that be? Continue reading Racing Miami