Miami Chic Can Accessorize


Vintage veiled hats, sneakers with striped ties and lacey tights prove the Miamians know how to accessorize.

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By Annie Vazquez

Fashion’s Night Out at Merrick Park in Coral Gables lured hundreds of locals from all over town. Attendees were spotted in everything from designer duds to frugal chic getups echoing the latest trends. Miami Chic was there in search of style setters who were rocking this season’s best looks and creating their own. Here’s our second group of fashionistas who know how to use accessories to amp up their attire. (from left to right).[Photos by George Martinez]

Name: Nathalie Cadet-James

Age: 34

Occupation: Event Planner of Luxe Fete

Neighborhood: Belle Meade

Why Miami Chic: Lace tights channeling 80s Madonna take her aquamarine frock from simple to sexy.

Label Love: Rory Beca dress, tights from Italy, Fendi purse

Inspiration: “The 80s because it’s the soundrack of my life.”


Name: Hector Garcia

Age: 34

Occupation: Venture Capitalist

Neighborhood: Pinecrest

Why Miami Chic: Donning a striped tie and sneakers proves that sometimes mixing business with pleasure can be a good thing.

Label Love: Armani shirt and tie, Gucci belt, True Religion jeans, Prada sneakers.

Inspiration: “I wanted my top to match my shoes.”


Name: Michelle Leshem

Age: 30

Occupation: DJ and “Head Supermarket Check Out Girl” at Supermarket Creative

Neighborhood: Morningside

Why Miami Chic: Her vintage veiled headgear makes her head-to-toe raven look stand out with chic confidence.

Label Love: Her grandma’s vintage hat, BCBG blouse, Forever 21 leggings, Steve Madden wedges, Cartier watch.

Inspiration: “I didn’t wash my hair so I needed a hat.”

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