Nathalie Azoubel has steadily developed the success of ZINGARA, a line of effortless, fun, and glamorous swimwear to represent the independent nature of today’s woman and her signature style: effortless chic. ZINGARA was first created in Uruguay by her parents in 1980 and later, Nathalie and her sister took the reigns of the company in 2005. With much of her childhood surrounded by fashion, she was bound to become a prosperous fashion designer. She earned degrees at some of the most prestigious schools in the world, like the Fashion Institute of Technology and the very acclaimed school for fashion, Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design in London, Nathalie has the brains to continue the success of ZINGARA. Today, there are 42 stores located throughout Chile, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, and the United States.
Where were you born ?
How long in Miami:
Mandolin Aegean Bistro (exquisite and intimate!)
Best Ethnic Food:
Timo Restaurant and Bar (try the black and white pizza!)
Best place for late night dining:
Gigi (great noodles!)
Metro Organic Bistro (has the best Marnier Ice Souffle!)
Best place for a romantic date:
Best Sunday brunch:
Ice Box Cafe
SoHo Beach House
Best place for a power business meeting:
Scarpetta at the Fountainebleau
All-around favorite spot in Miami:
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
Favorite shopping venue/boutique:
ZINGARA Swimwear (of course!)
Best place to buy Jewelry/Watches:
Bliss at the W Hotel
Favorite Charity Event:
New World Symphony's Grand Opening GalaOpera season at the Adrienne Arsht Center.
Favorite Cultural Institution:
Adrienne Arsht Center
Best Aspect of Miami:
Living on the beach and still living in a city.
Prime 112 (a classic)
Michael's Genuine Food & Drink (perfect food on the perfect patio)
Best Gym/Athletic Facility:
David Barton at the Gansevoort Hotel
Done at home by a private masseuse.
Best Limousine/Driving Service:
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore:
Hiro's Yakko-San (where chefs go to eat sushi!)