FullSizeRender (2)Welcome to Miami, the multicolored gem that it is! Known for it’s cult of beauty and the ability to host the finest cultures of every corner of the globe, the “Gateway to Latin America” is a magical place that converts the word chic into a lifestyle.

If Miamians have one thing in common, it’s an all-you-can-eat appetite for luxury. Mind you, the word luxury refers to the indulgence in something that provides pleasure but is not essential. And although related, it is not to be confused with the word expensive.

Luxury is somethiFullSizeRender (1)ng South Floridians know all too well. Whether you’re edgy, feminine, sexy or laidback, Miami is the place to flaunt it…and Live Urbane is where you’ll learn all about it [insert self promo]!

Whether you’re strolling Lincoln Road or sipping Moscow Mules in Wynwood, summer outfits demand three essentials: coolness (yeah, you always look cool but I’m talking temperature), simplicity and style. Taking into consideration Miami’s (nearly) unbearable summertime heat, it’s safe to say shorts are an ultimate staple of the season.



THE BASICS this look features high-waisted navy blue shorts, paired with a delicate off-shoulder, cream-yellow blouse

EFFORTLESSLY CHIC wedges, shades and a stylish summer hat with a matching clutch

EFFORTLESSLY CASUAL flats, sandals or slip-on’s plus shades and a beach tote or cross-body bag

Paula Bernal (@mapisbh)