La Perla, the Italian luxury brand celebrated the grand opening of its boutique at the prestigious Bal Harbour Shops, and included an exclusive preview of the latest Spring/Summer 2013 Swimwear collection hosted by Creative Director Giovanni Bianchi and Suzy Biszantz, CEO of La Perla North America at the Soho Beach House.
The boutique opened its doors in mid-June and the company marked the Grand Opening during the preview co-sponsored by Miami Magazine. Miami socials such as Matthew and Kristin Lazenby of the Bal Harbour Shops attended, alongside Anne Owens, Publisher of Miami Magazine and Dana Hagendorf, Chief Marketing Officer for the Fontainebleau.
Attending the star studded bash included Cristina Menendez of Burberry, Rachael Russell, Fashion Stylist, Michael Gongora, Miami Beach City Commission, Mary Jo Almeida-Shore, The Sun Post, Ginger Harris, Daily Candy, Katy Stoka, Sotheby's International Realty, Shannon Hori, CBS News, Nathalie A. Cadet-James, New World Symphony, Lucrezia Di Persia, Marketing Director of Saks Fifth Avenue, Victoria Chase and Susanne Birbragher.
Bombay Sapphire stirred up a mix of signature cocktails while the crowd previewed the latest collection. Models showcased the swimwear looks inspired by the beauty of Sicily. The multi-colored tiles and tapestries of Baroque buildings lend their patterns to the prints, while traditional laces play contrast with smock stitches and draping. The latest collection is a mixture of elegance, warmth, and imagination in every detail to portray this Mediterranean style in each piece.
The new location is located at The Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Avenue, 2nd Floor, Bal Harbour, FL 33154 with store hours from Sunday 12pm-6pm and Monday - Saturday 10am-9pm.