The Coral Castle – a South Miami-Dade sculpture garden carved out of coral by one man from 1923 to 1951 – is one of South Florida’s most unique landmarks. We went there to get some truly Floridian fashion inspiration.


Fort Lauderdale Magazine

Photographer Janice Quijano; Wardrobe Stylist Karelle Levy; Makeup & Hair Gina, Josh, Eve V, GP Exclusives; Model Veronica Contreras, Front Management; Model Valerie Vigoreaux, Wilhelmina Models.

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pool parties, Halloween and sunglasses is a winning combination!

to make you look cooler we will be giving out 4 hot pairs of our sunglasses + 4 VIP tickets (right next to the main stage) to the best Halloween pool party in Miami.

can you imagine? all you have to do is follow these steps:

1- come up with a creative phrase telling us the most ABSURD thing you would do to win all of this prizes, and share it with us, using the hashtag #ABSURD

2- follow @absurdadesign and @sunsetfuneralmiami

3- tag 3 friends


browse your favorite ABSURDA model here > and SEE YOU THERE!


Sunset Funeral Miami

Sunday, October 29th, from 2PM to 11PM

Delano Hotel South Beach

1685 Collins Ave

Miami Beach | 33139



Top by Gwen Salakaia, Pants by Mr. Larkin, Earrings by Annelise Michelson | Sweater by Kurt Lyle, Top by Carvoe,                                Sunglasses by ABSURDA.

Sweater by Zadig & Voltaire, Pants by Anna Sui, Belt by Bello Belts ,  Hat by Eugenia Kim. | Dress by NARCISS by Alice Trautmane, Sweater by QUINN, Bag by Eugenia Kim, Stockings by Wolford, Earrings by AGMES.

Top by  s a k u  new york, Tank by Liana Camba, Skirt by Bryon Lars.



Dimanche is a collection of ideas and values that built a friendship and a platform.

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Photography by Carly Smith

Co-Art Direction & Co-Styling by Paige Melkerson and Carly Smith

Modeled by Adriane Wasserman

Hair & Makeup by Monica Malynowsky

Assisted by Vittoria Belli

Special thanks to Champion Auto Sport

Runway fashion we can actually afford

While fashion trends may change from season to season, fashion collaborations aren’t going out of style anytime soon. Don’t believe us? Just look at the news of Forever 21 teaming up with PONY, Reebok collaborating with ASOS, and an L.K. Bennett x Preen capsule collection launching, all announced in only the last 24 hours. Just when we think there are no more dynamic individuals left who can pair up, we learn about yet another collaboration we didn’t think we needed but now can’t imagine living without. With New York Fashion Week being an inspiration playground for fashion creatives, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that so many designers partner up during this time on capsule collaborations, ranging from accessories to full fashion lines, that create as much buzz as everything else coming down the runways.

So while New York Fashion Week may have wrapped up, the dust surrounding some of the highlight moments hasn’t settled. Ahead, the eight best fashion collaborations that debuted on the NYFW runways. Bonus: Some of them are even available to shop now.

Nomia x Absurda
For its 10-year anniversary, the ultra-cool NYC-based womenswear label Nomia cast real women off Instagram as models to embody its ethos and brought back staples from the past decade. In addition to the sleek separates and versatile dresses, the collection included a limited-edition collaboration with Absurda, an impossibly cool South American eyewear brand, featuring two of its best-selling sunglasses styles in exclusive new lens colors meant to complement the collection.

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Thanks to fun and slightly unusual frame styles and lens colors, Absurda has quickly become hot in its homeland, and the rest of South America as well — especially with fashion-forward artists and influencers. Now, you too can tap into Rio’s exuberant sense of spirit, even if you can’t actually sip a caipirinha on the beach because Absurda is now in (North) America.

While the company is squarely Brazilian, their focus is international. Their sunglasses are made in various spots, from Brazil to Italy to South Korea, and many of Absurda’s frame styles are named after and inspired by, locales as far flung as a neighborhood in Brooklyn and a famous downtown area in Buenos Aires.

It’s hard to pick just one favorite out of the 21 choices Absurda offers in men’s sunglasses styles (not including color choices). Amazon offers a wide range of the company’s frame and color selections and there are even more on Absurda’s website.

We like the Davis ($165), named for the hip Somerville, Massachusetts neighborhood Davis Square. These stylish shades are a mash-up between wire frames and acetate and feature a keyhole bridge and four color choices (black frames with matte gunmetal and grey with flash silver lenses, black with matte black metal and grey lenses, clear frames with matte blue metal and blue lenses and our absolute fave, the subtle tortoise shell in dark brown with light gold metal and brown lenses shown above). The Davis updates the key bridge frame made famous by Steve McQueen for that perfect balance between classic cool and contemporary style.

We also dig The Born (below, $95), which comes in five wildly different frame options, from black to tortoise shell — perfect for autumn — to a summer-y, brilliant sky blue.


We love Wayfarers as much as the next guy, but it’s high time to up your sunglasses game and now you do it with some international flavor.

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Hannah Bronfman is a Native New Yorker creator: DJ, Health and Wellness enthusiast and founder of She established the site in 2014 as a unique online community of people, passionate about health, beauty, fitness, wellness, travel, music and travel, leveraging her skills as a workout enthusiast and beauty expert.

Recently, Forbes mentioned that “As a DJ, Hannah Bronfman has developed a vast following, spinning parties, and events for a decorated list of global brands. Considered amounts the top fitness influencers in the space, Bronfman has built a personal enterprise that merges the two worlds, making her a sought-after symbol for millennials looking to enhance their lifestyles.” Meet Hannah here:

Welcome to the journey, Hannah.

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Miami arrived on the art scene in 2002 when Art Basel, the world’s premier contemporary art fair decided to expand its venue. Miami was then selected as a location that would attract North and Latin American participants. By then, contemporary art found a home, and soon after, so did street art: Wynwood Art District

Once a neighborhood of empty warehouses, Wynwood is now known for its colorful murals. Every weekend, thousands of people flock to the area to enjoy the gallery exhibits, street musicians, and Miami’s famous food trucks.

Pics by Jo Ann Mayer