Friday, July 20, 2012

miami swim fashion week {day 1}








As some of you may know from whisperings on Twitter, I'm currently in Miami (my first time here!) with Socialyte for Miami Swim Fashion Week. After flying in on a red eye from San Francisco yesterday and arriving at the oasis-like Sofitel Hotel, it's been a whirlwind of hanging out with blogging friends (new and old), tackling the humidity and enjoying some seriously breathtaking beach views. (San Francisco beaches, I love you, but Miami takes the cake on this one.)

Speaking of breathtaking views, our first order of business was stopping off at the brunch you see above at the Soho Beach House, hosted by the lovely folks at Bal Harbour Shops. It was a great way to unwind after a long string of flights (hello champagne cocktails!) and meet some local Miami bloggers. Plus, after chatting with Cheryl Stephenson, director of marketing for Bal Harbour Shops, about the namesake magazine you see above, I'm convinced she has one of the most enviable jobs around. (The editorial spreads alone are incredible.)  Of course, I can't wait to check out their shops later this weekend, which Cheryl assured me herself, there will be plenty of shoe stores to hold me over. For more information and updates about Bal Harbour Shops, you can sign up for their newsletter here.

Coming up? Stay tuned to see what I wore to the brunch!  

20 comments:

  1. So glad you love Miami!!
    You should come visit more often :) You are seriously my FAVORITE blogger. im pretty sure i check your blog atleast 3 time a day! haha. Your outfit is so FAB! Enjoy your stay!
    If you have time deff check out the night life we have and go to LIV!

    -Amanda Reyes
    PandasLane@blogspot.com

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  2. It looks amazing ! Nice vibe and pretty people ! Enjoy !
    XX Luba
    http://very-well-living.blogspot.com.es/

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  3. Sounds like I'm going to have check out those Miami beaches. Hope you have blast it already looks like so much, everything is so beautiful!

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  4. That looks like such a great event- I would love to go to Miami Swim Fashion Week!

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  5. Lovely photos! That's so funny--I actually work for Niche Media, the company that publishes Bal Harbour magazines!
    xx
    Paige
    foreverfabforkim.blogspot.com

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  6. wow - I would love to visit miami!


    ♥ ThankFifi

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  7. Looks like a great event, it's all so beautiful :)

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  8. wow... it looks so much fun!

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  9. This looks amazing! I would be so thrilled to go to something like this:-) It looks like you had a fabulous time!

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  10. Have fun!!! Looks like a great event :D
    xo

    glamDevils

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  11. I just found your blog and I like it!



    Théa Unknown
    http://theaisunknown.blogspot.fr/

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  12. I've never been to Miami but it looks gorgeous! I hope you have a wonderful time!

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  13. This sounds awesome!! I haven't been to Miami but I hear really great things. And those champagne cocktails look delicious!

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  14. Krystal,

    I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed yourself in Miami! Us Miami Fashion Bloggers look up to you, so it's great that you enjoyed yourself and got a little taste of our paradise and insight into our fashion world. I hope to meet you the next time you visit! So glad you got to meet my good friend Karla Garcia, she's an incredible photographer! As always lovin' your fabulous posts girlfriend ;)

    Aymee of Haute Courture

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