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Yara Bashoor at Miami Fashion Week 2017 wearing a sustainable ostrich handbag tote called the Adam in light brown

Miami: Evolving in Art, Architecture & Fashion

A personal account of Miami’s evolving art, architecture and fashion design scene. I have watched Miami evolve to become the culturally rich international metropolis it is today. I could almost say I am a native having moved to Fort Lauderdale as a young child in 1976. My upbringing was not atypical for South Florida having a Colombian entrepreneurial hardworking immigrant mother married to a refined, fashionable, well-educated Jewish New Yorker. When I was born, my mother sprinkled a touch of Cuban flavor to my identity by naming me after a Cuban refugee/immigrant friend who was named after “el grito de...

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