The grass is always greener at a garden party. Glorious weather, gourmet food and guests gathering to socialize as they soak up the South Florida sun make such alfresco affairs appealing. Sandals and sundresses for the women. Slip-ons and slacks for the men. Sparkling seasonal beverages. What’s not to like? From ours to yours, here’s how to put together a garden party in your own backyard.
Interior design talent abounds in South Florida, this is clear. But when our local designers aren't accessorizing an oceanfront condo or mapping plans for an Intracoastal-facing villa, have you ever wondered how they design for themselves? We did. So we asked for a peek inside six local designers' favorite rooms in their own homes.
So you have the boat you always wanted. You love to take your friends aboard and cruise the deep oceans, either showing off your seamanship by driving the boat yourself, or, if you dropped a few mil for a serious yacht, by hiring a skilled crew to pilot it so you and your guests can enjoy the kind of food they’d expect from a high-end restaurant.
Here’s what to expect on a luxurious wilderness retreat that’s—surprisingly—a bit adventurous.
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