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Thursday, August 13th
SOUTH BEACH– Have you fallen in love with Chelsea Paris's fun, artfully crafted shoes yet? Meet the designer behind the brand, Theresa Ebagua at this Thursday's Fashion for Breakfast, hosted by Teen Vogue's Marina Larroudé and hosted by local luxury shoe boutique, Capretto. You'll get to scope out Chelsea Paris's Pre-Fall 2015 collection as you listen to the designer talk business and shoes. The event will take place from 9:30am to 11am at Cecconi's at Soho House and is $15 to attend. RSVP to Fashionforbreakfast@gmail.com. Cecconi's at Soho Beach House, 4385 Collins Ave., Miami Beach.
Friday, August 14th
SOUTH MIAMI– Can't make it Chelsea Paris's brunch on Thursday? Capretto will be hosting a trunk show to give you a sneak peek of the brand's Pre-Fall 2015 collection on Friday from 2 to 4pm. Email email@example.com to RSVP. Capretto Shoes, 5822 Sunset Drive, South Miami.
SOUTH BEACH– Poshmark, an app that lets you resell items in your closet, is hosting a Sassy Summer Style #PoshParty this Friday from 6 to 9pm at The Standard Spa Hotel. There's no need to bring physical items, just make sure you have a bevy of clothing articles on your phone to sell. Daniela Ramirez from Nany's Klozet and Simonett Peirerra will be hosting, and Poshmark's founder Manish Chandra will be there to give you the 411 on the app. The event is free and open to the public with RSVP. The Standard Spa, 40 Island Ave., Miami Beach.
Saturday, August 15th
FORT LAUDERDALE– Need your flea fix? Make your way to this month's Fort Vintage Flea Market on Saturday, from 9am to 2pm. The focus here is on antiques and upcycled finds, however you'll find artisanal food stalls, handmade items, and plenty of other treasures throughout the studio's outdoor event space. A portion of the proceeds from will directly benefit Hope South Florida, which helps South Florida's homeless community. C & L Studios, 541 NW 1st Ave., Fort Lauderdale.
WYNWOOD– This Saturday, head to Wynwood for Colony1's Turnip the Beat Market Festival from 10am to 5pm. Throughout the day there will be educational and healing workshops (galactic sound healing or how to regenerate your lifestyle, anyone?), yoga, gardening lessons, a raw food demonstration and even a workshop to teach you how to best use medicinal weeds. Pop into the healing tent for Thai massage therapy or Lemba Healing Arts or peruse the lineup of local food and holistic vendors.The event is free and open to the public, so head this way for more info. Colony1, 550 NW 22nd St., Miami.
BRICKELL– A girl (or guy) is only as powerful as their network, right? This Saturday from 12 to 4pm, score tickets to the NU You Empowerment Brunch, hosted by Love & Hip Hop's Cyn Santana, who also founded the NU You brand. The event will feature a panel of influencers talking about topics like touching on topics like health, wealth, fashion, beauty success, life, and entrepreneurship, plus beauty bars, juice bars, boutiques, henna, giveaways, raffles and more. Tickets are $35 to $150, and food and unlimited mimosas are included. Epic Hotel, 270 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami.
BIRD ROAD ARTS DISTRICT– Ready to dust off your old guayabera? Head to Mano Fine Art for a guayabera reception for Tony Mendoza, an artist who through his works, CubanAmericanisms, portrays all the nuances Miami life presents and is responsible for many murals throughout South Florida. The event will take place from 7 to 10pm and is free to the public. The event is open to the public, and wearing your guayabera (or all white) is highly encouraged. Mano Fine Art, 4225 SW 75 Ave., Miami.