What’s Haute: Miami’s Latest Happenings

We’ve rounded up the latest and greatest the city has to offer from haute boutique openings to chic new spots, and highly anticipated exhibitions, Miami never fails to excite us.


Dior _Credit_ Aldo Sperber1

Miami’s posh Design District welcomes Dior’s first stand-alone women’s retail boutique. The modern, three-story luxury space reflects the style of the traditional worldwide flagship boutique on Avenue Montaigne in Paris with stark white interior and exterior. A unique Dior star is fixed to the top of the building as a symbol of good luck from Monsieur Dior, its first installation at a boutique in the U.S. The space boasts three selling floors: The first floor housing all merchandise including accessories, handbags and a salon for fine jewelry and watches; the second floor featuring a ready-to-wear salon, complete with a seating area; the third floor devoted to VIPs with a private salon used for private- fitting appointments, featuring an adjoining garden terrace. Be sure to admire the impressive works of art commissioned for the boutique including a Fredrikson Stallard “Hurricane” Mirror, hanging Mylar sculptures by Larry Bell, a Terrence Main “Five” cast aluminum bench and more.

162 NE 39TH ST.
(305) 576-4632


1ORLEAN Miami Photo by Robin Hill (c) HI RES (4)

Premier Brazilian fabric and wall-covering brand Orlean debuted its rst U.S. showroom in the Miami Design District, in the heart of all things design and décor. The eye-catching showroom pops with the colorful and intricate designs as they hang from the windows, effectively grabbing the attention of those passing by. Hailing from Rio de Janeiro, the unique brand offers designers and decorators bespoke and avant-garde designs, textured and vinyl fabrics, plus an extensive selection of natural and organic materials unlike anything else on the market. All wall coverings and fabrics are produced in leading factories around the world, utilizing cutting-edge materials with innovative design and environmental responsibility.



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The Langford Hotel recently opened in historic Downtown Miami, showcasing an authentic, mid-century modern design. The retro hotel calls to design aficionados with a Beaux-Arts façade commemorating Miami in the 1920s. But don’t be fooled by the hotel’s classic décor guests still enjoy modern luxuries and hotel amenities. The hotel is home to two of the Pubbelly Boys Group’s newest ventures—Pawn Broker Bar and Lounge and PB Station. Pawn Broker Bar and Lounge offers a classy and chic rooftop bar with an air of exclusivity, bringing forth innovative cocktails and a decadent terrace. PB Station delivers excellent craft American cuisine from chef Jose Mendin, set against a striking traditional train station background, allowing diners to embark on an exciting and delicious expedition.

(305) 420-2200



The new Nautilus, a SIXTY hotel, is located in the heart of Miami’s Art Deco district, showcasing a luxury beach house design. Originally designed by famed architect Morris Lapidus in the 1950s, known as the Nautilus Hotel, the new contemporary property has been renovated with homage to its original spirit. Upon arrival, guests are led into the lobby’s sunken bar, Lobby Bar, which features the restored “stairway to nowhere.” The beachfront property stretches along Collins Avenue, boasting two signature suites and one two-bedroom penthouse, along with fine dining featuring celebrity chef Alex Guarnaschelli’s Driftwood Room, as well as a salt water pool and lounge areas. The property served as a main hub of the 2016 South Beach Wine & Food Festival and many Miami Music Week events.

1825 Collins Ave.
(305) 503-5700



Miami-born artist Michele Oka Doner’s retrospective How I Caught a Swallow in Midair opened at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) on March 24, and runs through September 11. The famous artist, who resides between NYC’s SoHo and Miami Beach, is famous for her “Radiant Site” at New York’s Herald Square subway station and “A Walk on the Beach” at the Miami International Airport. The exhibition is a career-spanning retrospective organized by former PAMM director Thom Collins, coinciding with the premiere of the Miami City Ballet’s presentation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with costumes and sets designed by the artist. Each piece of the exhibition portrays a pivotal moment in the artist’s extensive career, chosen in collaboration between the artist and curator.

1103 Biscayne Blvd.
(305) 375-0000



Miami-based stylist Raphael Reboh opened the new Alen | M Femme Coiffure salon located in the Miami Design District’s prestigious Palm Court. The Design District marks the co-owner’s fifth location, with salons in Miami Beach, Bal Harbour, Los Angeles and even internationally in Jerusalem. Reboh received training in Paris from the legendary Toni & Guy and boasts an impressive rolodex of A-list tresses, styling celebrities including Jennifer Aniston, Cameron Diaz, Adriana Lima, Jennifer Lopez and Joan Rivers. The stylish boutique salon fits in well with its high-end designer neighbors, elegantly decorated with a monochromatic white color scheme and hints of baby blue furnishings. The salon offers services such as haircuts, blowouts, coloring, extensions and special offerings like the Brazilian Smoothing Treatment.

140 NE 39th St.
Palm Court, 2nd oor
(305) 864-4400