The Good Life: Louis Vuitton’s new Icon bags and Alfa Romeo Tonale

Louis Vuitton has released new icon bags with the Capucines, Coussins, revealed at Nicolas Ghesquière’s Spring-Summer 2021 show, and Twist bags. Prices range from $4,450 to $9,000.  Named after one of Italy’s highest mountain passes, the Tonale encapsulates the organic curvatures, bends and lines found in nature. Signature features include Alfa Romeo’s V Scudetto

The Good Life: Louis Vuitton LV Volt

A new chapter opens in the iconic LV Volt collection designed by Francesca Amfitheatrof, Louis Vuitton’s artistic director for jewelry and watches. A highlight of the new collection, the LV Volt Upside Down Play bracelet, blends the beauty of contemporary design with the impact of a joyful, rhythmic pattern. Bracelet’s range between $3,000 to $4,000.

Fashion Designer Silvia Tcherassi bringing runway collection to Tampa Museum of Art event (PHOTOS)

The Tampa Museum of Art’s fundraising event CITY: Fashion+Art+Culture will feature an appearance by Fashion Designer Silvia Tcherassi and a runway fashion show of her latest collection. Forbes named Tcherassi one of Colombia’s 50 most powerful women of 2020. As a designer and entrepreneur, she became the first Latin American designer to be invited to

The Good Life: How to look dapper this spring

By Chris Cyrille, founder and men’s wardrobe stylist at Canopy Road Retail Spring 2022 is here, and we are finally back outside. Over the past couple of years, the invisible enemy has wholly upended our lives. I will refrain from addressing it by name because, by now, I’m sure you may be just as tired

Gucci launches Valentine’s Day collection (PHOTOS)

This Valentine’s Day, Gucci has collaborated with Los Angeles-based visual artist Ariana Papademetropoulos to create a limited-edition magazine called “A Love Story Presented by Gucci.” Displayed through a low-tech graphic novella format, the pages of the digital and printed versions capture a tiny fairy, played by Ariana herself, as she searches for a love her

The Good Life: BSWANKY debuts American Alligator Luxury Tote

Sarasota-based luxury design house and atelier, BSWANKY, known for their attention to quality and iconic handbag designs, has partnered with a South Florida alligator farm operation, Alligators International, which practices a “Marsh to Market” mentality.  Gretchen Bauer, founder of BSWANKY, says she became inundated with requests for special order alligator accessories from both trophy hunters and enthusiasts. Bauer

On the Scene: Treat Yourself Like a Queen Women’s Day Expo at UTC Mall

The 3rd Annual “Treat Yourself like a Queen” Women’s Expo returned to The Mall at University Town Center. The expo featured more than 30 exhibitors representing dozens of services for women including vendors with health, fitness, fashion and more. The event was sponsored by Cool Today and Sam’s Club Sarasota. The fashion show featured styles

The Good Life: Florida’s Finest Charters and Bswanky Royal Calusa Python Collection

Florida’s Finest Charters   Florida’s Finest Charters provides day charters for half, and full, days on the water. The company works with captains that have extensive experience boating off the coast of Florida. Whether you are looking to book an event, an afternoon on the water with friends or a weekend fishing trip, Florida’s Finest

On the Scene: 17th Annual Fashion Funds the Cure

The 17th annual Fashion Funds the Cure, presented by Suncoast Mercedes-Benz Dealers, was held to honor children battling cancer. The charity fashion show, hosted by Gayle Guyardo, was held at Raymond James Stadium. The event featured three main viewing areas, and several private suites, for guests to experience the show based on their personal preference

The Good Life: Joffrey’s Coffee, Whiskies of the World and more

A taste of Disney at home Bring the magical tastes home with the Walt Disney World Resort Coffee Trio Gift Set. This set includes Kona Blend, served at Disney’s Polynesian Resort; Flying Fish Café, served at Disney’s Boardwalk Resort and Victoria & Albert’s, served at the AAA Five Diamond Award restaurant in Disney’s Grand Floridian

On the Scene: Stageworks & Tampa Bay Fashion Week

Stageworks, in partnership with Tampa Bay Fashion Week, held its first in-person fundraising event since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Stageworks Theatre was transformed into a runway to showcase fashion lines inspired by six Stageworks productions and created by local designers. One of the designers, the House of Dani B, was invited to

On the Scene: Treat Yourself Like A Queen Women’s Expo

The All About Women Expo at University Town Center, in Sarasota, featured beauty, wellness and fashion. The runway show featured clothing from Dillard’s, Macy’s and Tommy Bahama. Models were from Maria Schon Model Agency. Photos by Maya Mouis [image_slider_no_space on_click=”prettyphoto” height=”300″ images=”10172,10171,10169″]