Daniella Kronfle Shares Her Haute Secrets To The Magic City

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Daniella Kronfle is a Miami-based haute jewelry designer. She founded her self-titled company more than a decade ago, offering unique jewelry pieces that embody her signature style with elegant pieces featuring bold designs. Her collections have been featured in publications such as Vogue, Elle, Vanity Fair and CNN, among many others. She has styled celebrities and her work has been seen on the runways of countless international fashion and art events including The Academy Awards, The Emmy’s, Latin Grammy’s and Miami Fashion Week. Celebrity fans of the brand include Chrissy Teigen, Eva Longoria, Maye Musk, Ana de la Reguera and Thalia. Her boutique can be found in the posh Miami Design District, the first of the brand’s brick-and-mortar stores with more to come in the future. Here, she shares her haute secrets to Miami:

Where were you born: Ecuador, South America

How long in Miami: 18 years

Neighborhood: Coconut Grove and Brickell

Occupation: Jewelry Designer, Gemologist

Favorite Restaurant: Mandolin Aegean Bistro in the Miami Design District

Best Sushi: Toni’s Sushi Bar in South Beach

Best Italian: Il Gabbiano in Downtown Miami

Best dessert: The Key Lime Pie from Joe’s Stone Crab

Best place for a romantic date: Taking a drive down to the Florida Keys

Best place for a power business meeting: MC Kitchen in the Miami Design District

If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend? The Faena Hotel Miami Beach

Favorite shopping venue/boutique: The Webster 

Favorite place to buy jewelry/watches: Daniella Kronfle, of course!

Best Spa: The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Favorite Charity Event: Wine, Women, and Shoes which benefits the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

Favorite Cultural Event: Art Basel  

Favorite Cultural Institution: The Pérez Art Museum Miami  

Best Steakhouse: Graziano’s

Best Pizza: Andiamo Pizza

Best Lunch: The Lido Bayside Grill at The Standard, Miami Beach

Best Massage: The Oriental Essence massage from The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Best Limousine/Driving Service: Uber

Describe your city in three words: warm, dynamic, enriching

Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore: Vizcaya Museum & Gardens in Coral Gables

All-around favorite spot in Miami: My home

Best Aspect of Miami: We have the best weather all year long.