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Gustavo Cadile speaks to Vaughn Lowery about fashion industry, pandemic and Miami swim week via 360 MAGAZINE

FASHION DESIGNER GUSTAVO CADILE

Listen to Gustavo Cadile speak to Vaughn Lowery on 360 MAG Apple/Spotify podcast HERE.

Gustavo Cadile is an Argentinian-born fashion designer of Italian descent. Recently, he relocated from New York City to Miami to launch a new showroom and continue designing as well as launching stunning couture fashion collections. He combines Italian artistry with Argentinian imagery to create beautiful fashion designs, bridal gowns and swimwear. 

Additionly, Gustavo earned an Associate’s degree in Fashion Design from Miami International University of Art & Design; and he is excited to return to his alma mater to debut a new swimwear collection at 2022 Miami Swim Week.

Cadile has built a noteworthy name in the fashion industry as a highly sought-after fashion designer having dressed influential celebrities including Gina Rodriguez, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Eva Longoria, Reese Witherspoon, Kate Walsh and January Jones among others; both on the red carpet and in editorial pages. 

Gustavo Cadile has also been recognized for his craftsmanship and quality, earning him the New Emerging Designer Award in 2007 at the Gold Coast Awards in Chicago. He was nominated in 2008 and 2009 for the Fashion Group International’s Rising Star Award; and in 2013, Gustavo was awarded the Fashion Group International Award in Miami.

In addition, Gustavo’s noteworthy fashion looks have been featured in prominent media outlets including Elle Magazine, Vogue, Los Angeles Times, Ocean Drive Magazine, WWD and L’ People Magazine. To learn more about Gustavo Cadile, please visit his website HERE.

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OVI – MUÉVELO LENTO

A few months after dropping a solo trap track, OVI, one of the sought-out artists in the current Latin trap movement, is back to release MUÉVELO LENTO, a new record and music video featuring urban newcomer Luar La L and American producer Ronny J.

Ovi surprised fans by sending them into a frenzy and getting their approval of the single prior to its release by having announced “Muévelo Lento on his social media following with a preview of the audio. His followers instantly connected with the song, reassuring the artist it is a single to be reckoned with. Produced by Ronny J, whose credits include Kanye West, Eladio Carrión, Xxxtentacion, and Wiz Khalifa, the infamous blunt verses stacked over the dark sliding basslines interpreted by two of the most crucial players in the genre make this the hottest trap anthem before the end of summer.

This is not the first time that Ovi and Luar La L collaborate, as they have proven to have a natural creative fluidity when teaming up. Maintaining the classic ominous essence throughout the music video, the artists are living a life of luxury with fancy cars, beautiful women, and Ovi’s crown which couldn’t miss the opportunity to make a feature in this racy music video.

From the very start of his career, Ovi has showcased his talent to the world, and has had no doubts about his intention to dominate the urbano scene with a constant repertoire of hit anthems. From stellar performances to scoring nominations to the latest awards shows, the singer-songwriter is currently working on his fourth studio album and is set to take the stage at this year’s Vibra Urbana Festival in Miami in December where fans can definitely catch him singing Muévelo Lento.

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NOVOTEL MIAMI BRICKELL

Summer is a great time to visit Miami. The city’s many beautiful beaches are at their best, establishments are offering deeply discounted packages, and the reduced crowds allow for the leisurely exploring of natural areas and indoor attractions. Novotel Miami Brickell offers some of the best summer promotions in town, paired with an unbeatable central location in the Magic City and its many attractions. We’re inviting top media and influencers to visit the hotel and enjoy its great F&B concepts and onsite activities this summer, please reach out with your preferred dates to coordinate coverage. During your stay, you’ll enjoy:  

  • Rooftop pool and Sunset Sessions with bits, drinks, and live DJ sets 
  • Happy Hour cocktails and bites
  • Novotel’s signature restaurant, cafe, and pool bar
  • Easy access to Brickell City Center, Coconut Grove, Key Biscayne and Miami Beach  

Hotel Description

Novotel Miami Brickell is a 12-story property comprising 275 deluxe guest rooms and suites, with 5,000 square feet of meeting and conference space. The hotel also features a rooftop swimming pool, and Vista Pool Bar that boasts stunning views of Brickell’s striking skyline and Biscayne Bay. Located in the lobby area, UVA bar is your home to enjoy a wonderful selection of Chilean and Argentinian wines, signature Latin American spirits, light tapas-style fare, global news, sports and weather. The bar also features a daily happy hour from 4 to 7 pm. At Lima, the hotel’s signature restaurant, guests can experience the thrilling simplicity of flavorful contemporary cuisine with inventive yet well-balanced dishes for wholly delightful meals to enjoy.

Special Programming in the Heart of Downtown Miami

Sun-filled days and longer nights are perfect for locals and guests to enjoy Novotel Miami Brickell’s rooftop pool bar and its special programming of Movies Under the Stars, along with Saturday Yoga and the vibrant Sunset Sessions. High-end international retail brands like Giuseppe Zanotti and Reiss, as well as Apple, Swarovski, department store Saks Fifth Avenue and a CMX VIP cinema experience are within a ten-minute walk at Brickell City Centre. Visitors can also stroll along the adjacent dog-friendly Southside Park to the Millionaire’s Row section of Brickell Avenue, and visit the St. Jude Melkite Catholic Church.

Unparalleled Food and Beverage Options

Novotel Miami Brickell’s onsite food and beverage options are complemented by the neighborhood’s cocktail lounges, karaoke spot, and a bevy of fine-dining and casual eateries, including waterfront establishments and the choices along vibrant Mary Brickell Village. Miami’s special annual food and barrage promotion, Miami Spice, is in full swing from August through September, when dozens of top restaurants showcase special three-course meals for just $28 for lunch/brunch and $42 for dinner.

Central Location

Novotel Miami Brickell offers easy access to Virginia Key and Key Biscayne and its public beaches, nature preservers, parks and Miami Seaquarium. The Metro is steps away from the hotel, a convenient way to journey north to bustling Downtown Miami, home to various parks, theaters, museums, the FTX Arena and the Brightline, a high-speed line that runs from Miami Central Station to Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. A quick ten-minute car ride south from Novotel is picturesque Coconut Grove and its CocoWalk of shops and eateries, Italian Renaissance-style Villa Vizcaya, as well as many historic sites and parks. Little Havana, Miami’s Cuban neighborhood, lies to the west with Latin restaurants and live music shows, while South Beach and its nightspots and beautiful beaches are about seven miles away.

Great Weather Fun 

In the summer, South Florida is packed with more outdoor concerts than any other season. This year’s calendar includes Bad Bunny, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Roger Waters, the Miami Salsa Festival, and Rolling Loud, the three-day event that has become the largest Hip-Hop festival in the world. The can’t- miss checklist for a memorable summer in Miami also includes a visit to the nearby Perez Art Museum Miami, the 250,000 square feet Frost Science Museum, and the Adrienne Arsht Center, home to the Florida Grand Opera and the Miami City Ballet. 

Modern Easy Living

Novotel’s mantra of “Modern Easy Living” drives the brand to always offer guests a comfortable and memorable type of stay. Its intuitive and modern design, coupled with its innovative and cutting-edge technology, continually results in a relaxed, vibrant and welcoming atmosphere. The hotel exemplifies all the brand’s elements and is centrally located, making it the ideal place to stay for business and leisure travelers. Guests can enjoy its convenient access to the very best of Downtown Miami, Port of Miami, from the area’s top businesses, outstanding shopping, an eclectic dining and nightlife scene, world-class art, and more.

Sustainability Program

The hotel also prides itself on its strong eco-friendly actions. In 2011, its parent company Accor launched Planet 21, a sustainable program to improve its hotels’ performance with sustainable initiatives. The program demonstrates the group’s ambitious goals for 2020, based around four strategic priorities: work with its employees, involve its customers, innovate with its partners and work with local communities. Some other initiatives the hotel participates in each year is the Crandon Park beach clean-up, fights children sexual exploitation and human trafficking with trainings for its employees and communication to their guests, it is LEED certified (Gold level), provides eco-friendly linen and terry clothes and encourages guests to reuse them throughout their stay, uses key cards made of recycled plastic, and has removed single-use plastics, to name a few. The Novotel team also built the Novo Garden at Southside Elementary School, where children grow seven varieties of vegetables.

Novotel Miami Brickell’s Summer Promo

Lights, Camera, Vacation– This summer, book the trip you deserve at Novotel Miami Brickell and create your own magic with up to 25% off at participating destinations throughout North & Central America. Be sure to book from April 19 until September 7 for stays until December 31, 2022.¹Traveler Tip: Members of ALL – Accor Live Limitless can earn 2X Reward points when you register and book by September 7 for stays until December 31, 2022. Plus, save an additional 5% with your Members’ Rate! Not a member? Enroll now.

ABOUT NOVOTEL

Novotel Hotels, Suites & Resorts offers destination hotels designed as comforting and energizing places where guests can ‘press pause’ and take time to enjoy the moments that really matter. The brand’s wide array of hotels, suites and resorts offer a multitude of services for business and leisure guests alike, including spacious, modular rooms with natural and intuitive design; 24/7 catering with nutritious choices; dedicated meeting spaces; attentive and proactive staff; family zones for the youngest guests; multi-purpose lobbies; and accessible fitness centers. Novotel, which has over 530 locations in more than 60 countries is part of Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group offering unique experiences in 4,900 hotels and residences across 110 countries.

ABOUT ACCOR

Accor is a world leading hospitality group consisting of 5,300 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries. The group has one of the industry’s most diverse and fully-integrated hospitality ecosystems encompassing more than 40 luxury, premium, midscale and economy hotel brands, entertainment and nightlife venues, restaurants and bars, branded private residences, shared accommodation properties, concierge services, co-working spaces and more. Accor’s unmatched position in lifestyle hospitality – one of the fastest growing categories in the industry – is led by Ennismore, a joint venture, which Accor holds a majority shareholding. Ennismore is a creative hospitality company with a global collective of entrepreneurial and founder-built brands with purpose at their heart. Accor boasts an unrivalled portfolio of distinctive brands and more than 230,000 team members worldwide. Members benefit from the company’s comprehensive loyalty program – ALL – Accor Live Limitless – a daily lifestyle companion that provides access to a wide variety of rewards, services and experiences. Through its Planet 21 – Acting Here, Accor Solidarity, RiiSE and ALL Heartist Fund initiatives, the Group is focused on driving positive action through business ethics, responsible tourism, environmental sustainability, community engagement, diversity and inclusivity. Founded in 1967, Accor SA is headquartered in France and publicly listed on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and on the OTC Market (Ticker: ACCYY) in the United States. For more information visit HERE, or follow Accor on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

Photo of COLOMA CHAIR in LALANA via Gnazzo Group for use by 360 Magazine

LALANA EXHIBITION

The LALANA Exhibition is an entirely original and provocative art concept that is currently on display in the Miami Design District, which presents art as people have never seen- or used- before. LALANA is a design initiative that works with modern and contemporary Argentine artists to reimagine their original artworks as functional pieces bred in local techniques and noble materials. The exhibition features three textile pieces based on artworks by Roberto Aizenberg alongside a floor piece and sculptural chair by Luis Fernando Benedit

These resulting pieces have been hand-woven artisanally in silk and wool or built as prototypes from sketches, enabling new ways of engagement with the artworks which can now be used, touched, and inhabited. Designed for those curious at heart, this exhibition sets your inner child free.

Architect, designer, and visual artist, Benedit began his career in the arts in the early sixties. He explored Informalism and Neo-figurative art, and later approached the aesthetics of Pop with bright solid colors and a hint of humor. In the seventies, he explored the connection between art, science, and nature. A recurring subject in Benedit’s work is the historical and cultural identity of Argentina. Parallel to his artistic and architectural career, he designed a vast variety of interiors and every-day items, such as lamps, tables, chairs, and other furniture. Conceived as unique pieces, they frequently feature materials and elements that evoke this local imagery, from a modern and often satirical point of view.

Aizenberg studied architecture for a year before devoting himself to painting. He joined the workshops of Antonio Berni and Juan Batlle Planas, both Surrealist pioneers in the Argentine art scene at the time. Architectural structures and geometrical shapes would soon become a key element in the development of a very personal iconography, rooted in surrealism and metaphysical painting. Throughout a five-decade-long career, he worked in multiple techniques, including oil painting, drawing, collage, etching, sculpture and jewelry design. The objects represented, with sharp edges and muted colors often resemble buildings or towers, with endless rows of tiny empty windows, much like ancient monuments or abandoned cities. They are set in unlikely landscapes, where the earth is a dark and reddish hue, against huge bright skies in gradients of blue, green or yellow, which might evoke those of Aizenberg’s birthplace in Entre Ríos. Often, the central feature of these enigmatic compositions are multi-faceted shapes -resembling fans or umbrellas- suspended in space. In others, it is curvilinear figures recognizable as human. Treading a fine line between figuration and abstraction, these striking images arouse feelings of uncertainty and existential uneasiness. The impossible combination of these elements create dreamlike atmospheres, sometimes peaceful, other times nostalgic, but in all cases unsettling, like an unapproachable symbolic language.

Dickies

Dickies x Estevan Oriol

Dickies, a leading workwear brand, debuted its new collection with world-renowned photographer, art director, and filmmaker Estevan Oriol. No better way to showcase this wardrobe than having an event at the famous Pink Motel. This motel can be seen in prominent movies like Drive, GLOW, and many more. The mood was set with vintage automobiles from the mid-1900s and a skate bowl that is open to the public. 

Guests also received a surprise performance by a rap group that goes by the name of 3rd World. As the show commenced, attendees enjoyed tacos, churros, margaritas, and micheladas. 

360 Magazine had the opportunity to sit down with Mr. Oriol and ask him a few questions about the collaboration. He mentioned how he has been working with Dickies for over fifteen years. He also said “Dickies has treated me so well, and never questions my creative direction. They provided me with artistic freedom and didn’t handcuff me to a set of rules.” 

Estevan’s vision was to depict a clear representation of the Lowrider community. Some of the styles included work pants, denim overalls, and a long sleeve t-shirt. The articles of clothing were catered toward classic car lovers and skaters. 

The crowd favorite was the denim overalls with Estevan’s signature on the front, and on the back it said laugh now, cry never. Another remarkable aspect of the garments was the heaviness of the fabric. It ensured the quality of the attire is not short-lived. You can visit dickies.com to learn more about the new apparel. 

About the Dickies® Brand 

Founded in 1922 in Fort Worth, Texas, Dickies has stood alongside generations of proud workers, equipping them with the rugged, durable workwear that has enabled them to make and shape our world. A brand of VF Corporation, Dickies has grown to represent a global community of people who have taken inspiration from the traditional world of work and made it their own. For 100 years and available in over 100 countries, what began as a humble workwear company has grown into a worldwide force, weaving together cultural movements with a rigorous commitment to straightforward style and long-lasting ingenuity. For more information, please visit dickies.com. 

About Estevan Oriol 

Estevan Oriol is an internationally celebrated professional photographer, director, and urban lifestyle entrepreneur. His extensive portfolio juxtaposes the glamorous and gritty planes of LA culture, featuring portraits of famous athletes, artists, celebrities, and musicians as well as Latino, urban, gang, and tattoo culture lifestyles.

Gucci resort handbags via 360 MAGAZINE

Gucci Resort

Forever exploring its long-held legacy in travel, a constant source of inspiration within every collection, the House presents an ode to the seasonal ritual of setting off to seaside locales. The Gucci Resort Collection features a selection of items unique to the world’s top travel destinations, transforming the vacation wardrobe into a colorful travelogue. Bags, sunglasses, hats, and beach blankets make up the exclusive local product offers, while the ready-to-wear and shoes will be available across all resort locations as well as on Gucci.com.

At the center of the special selection is the GG monogram, reimagined with a zig-zag-patterned background and with vibrant color combinations unique to the specific warm-weather havens where they are exclusively sold. The cities featured within the collection include Bondi, Bodrum, Cancun, Cannes, Capri, Dubai, Forte dei Marmi, the Hamptons, Hawaii, Ibiza, Jeju, Marbella, Miami, Monte Carlo, Mykonos, Okinawa, Palm Desert, Porto Cervo, Phuket, and Rio de Janeiro. Inscribed with the name of the city that inspired the palette, each item becomes a travel memento, denoting the expansive narrative of an individual’s journey.

To present the product selection in a surreal and playful way, photographer and director Max Siedentopf has captured a campaign where the Gucci Resort pieces take on monumental status in mini dioramas of the various resort destinations. Tote bags and sunglasses become part of the landscape, while beach-goers bring larger-than-life energy to the frozen-in-time scenes—a reminder that unexpected stories are still to be discovered even in the most familiar destinations.

The collection will be distributed through designated stores and on Gucci.com. Additionally, at the resort destinations, special Pop-Ups inspired by beachside cabanas will also showcase an exclusive product offering.

#GucciResort

Creative Director: Alessandro Michele

Art Director and Photographer: Max Siedentopf

Make up: Camilla Romagnoli

Hair: Andrea Martinelli

Product Details

The Gucci Resort Collection features a wide range of products, creating a colorful getaway wardrobe.

The women’s ready-to-wear selection presents a variety of day dresses including cotton sangallo styles and printed muslin gowns enriched with colorful lace details. Perfect to pack, matching sets of GG tweed or GG chevron add an elegant yet relaxed feel. Swimsuits in a variety of styles come in bright hues, including a tie-dye print one-piece defined by a palm tree and the Gucci logo. As a part of the exclusive destination offer, T-shirts, sweatshirts, and shorts feature the names of select cities. 

The men’s ready-to-wear is defined by lightweight knitwear and linen jackets, as well as patterned button-downs and tie-dyed T-shirts and sweatshirts—all in seasonal hues. There is also a full selection of denim shirts, shorts, and pants featuring playfully embroidered patches.

The handbag selection sees a reimagination of the GG monogram, with a zigzag pattern reinforcing its bold energy. Emblazoned across lined raffia-effect totes, beauty cases, and mini bags, each palette variation is unique to the resort destination and features a leather label identifying which city inspired the design. Select places will also present unlined raffia tote bags. 

Offered worldwide, the Resort shoe selection features styles envisioned for holidays spent by the sea. Whether donning a flat or platform sole, espadrilles show off the colorful GG monogram woven from a raffia-effect material. The product selection also includes a number of women’s raffia-effect sandals with a flower-like design. The men’s collection features GG monogrammed espadrilles and Gucci Tennis 1977 sneakers in colorful prints.

Completing the array of items envisioned for the seaside, beach blankets, as well as raffia-effect bucket and baseball hats also showcase the regionally exclusive combinations of hues of the Resort GG monogram design. A selection of crochet hats is available worldwide.

A selection of destinations including Cannes, Capri, Forte dei Marmi, the Hamptons, Ibiza, Marbella, Mykonos, Porto Cervo, and Rio de Janeiro will also introduce new color variations of signature Gucci Eyewear styles in acetate or combi constructions, available in the international fitting. Characterized by a Summery and colorful spirit, each design features the name of the city it was inspired by.

About Gucci

Founded in Florence, Italy, in 1921, Gucci is one of the world’s leading luxury brands, led by President and CEO Marco Bizzarri and Creative Director Alessandro Michele. Following the House’s centenary, Gucci forges ahead into the next hundred years, continuing to redefine luxury while celebrating the creativity, Italian craftsmanship, and innovation at the core of its values. Gucci is part of the global luxury group Kering, which manages the development of a series of renowned Houses in fashion, leather goods, jewelry and watches. Discover more about Gucci at www.gucci.com.

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Miami NFT Week

Miami NFT Week 2022 was a three-day event held in the center of Miami, Florida, full of NFT/metaverse events. From the countless panels with crypto experts, to the thrilling after parties, Miami NFT Week drew in large crowds of people interested in the world of NFTs.

The 2022 conference attracted around 4,000 attendees, with about 3,000 joining in via the metaverse. Miami NFT Week was held through the beginning of April, also known as Miami Tech Month. Talks were held to discuss the future in terms of the metaverse blended with differing niches, like gaming, art, travel, real estate and more.

From politicians to NFT experts, several guests took part in the immersive weekend, ranging from the Mayor of Miami Francis X. Suarez to VaynerNFT’s President Avery Akkineni.

Founders Gianni D’Alerta, Ted Lucas and Erik LaPaglia cultivated the experience to act as an open space for individuals to learn about NFTs and exchange intelligence. The three-day event swiftly has become a hub for creators and experts to learn from each other, while evaluating what is next to come in the community.

360 Magazine had the opportunity to chat with the Head of Developer Relations at MobileCoinCollin Lowenberg about the conference, and his own experience within the crypto community. Read about 360’s chat with Collin HERE.

The three-day experience stood as such a great opportunity for networking and workshopping in crypto/blockchain. Popular, niche-based conferences allowed guests to seemingly “learn from the best” in their respective fields.

The opening panel was entitled A Voyage Through Vayner NFT, and was held by Avery Akkineni and Erik LaPaglia. Throughout the presentation, Akkineni and LaPaglia considered their thoughts on the trajectory of NFTs. Other panels like The Secret to NFT Utility with Dr. Amanda Kavner, Dogewood Captain, Peg Samuel, and Gareb Shamus educated attendees on the importance of NFTs IRL.

City Girls heating up the summer and charts via 360 MAGAZINE

CITY GIRLS × USHER

Heating up summer to a boiling point, Miami’s own multiplatinum duo City Girls return with a brand new single and music video entitled “Good Love” [feat. Usher] via Quality Control Music / Motown Records. Listen to “Good Love” — HERE. Watch the music video — HERE.

The track’s upbeat production kickstarts a head-nodding dancefloor-ready groove. Eight-time GRAMMY Award-winner Usher cruises through with an instantly irresistible promise, “I can freak you ‘til the morning.” Meanwhile, Yung Miami and JT trade slick, seductive, and scorching bars. In the accompanying visual, Usher and the ladies take over a roller rink in true throwback style complete with show-stopping choreography on skates! It might just be the wildest video yet from City Girls.

It arrives on the heels of the fan favorite “Top Notch” [feat. Fivio Foreign]. It has already amassed 3 million Spotify streams and over 7 million YouTube views on the music video. Right out of the gate, it landed major looks. Beyond plugs from The FADER and more, HYPEBAE noted, “Yung Miami and JT demonstrate their flavor,” and HYPEBEAST exclaimed, “On the hard-hitting ‘Top Notch,’ JT and Yung Miami confidently refute rumors and gossip.” NME put it best, “It’s full of the duo’s typical bravado.”

Right now, City Girls are prepping their follow-up to 2020’s City On Lock. The latter graced year-end lists by NPR, Rolling Stone, and Vice, to name a few.

City Girls continue to run the game. JT recently joined forces with Summer Walker for “Ex For A Reason” on Still Over It, generating a staggering 32.2 million Spotify streams and 10 million YouTube views on the music video. Additionally, the album bowed at #1 on the Billboard Top 200.

Most recently from Yung Miami was the lasciviously lusty “Rap Freaks.” It earned widespread acclaim from UPROXX who noted, “Miami rap duo City Girls is already well-known for their raunchy rhymes, but on Yung Miami’s new solo single ‘Rap Freaks,’ she pulls out all the stops.” However, Billboard put it best, “Yung Miami just went there.”

Now, these two are back and ready for their boldest moment yet.

It’s a City Girl Summer.

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CREATIVE MINDS TALKS × MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT

On July 5th, Creative Minds Talks, in collaboration with Miami Design District, proudly presents Mayor Francis X. Suarez in conversation with Ximena Caminos. Mayor Suarez and Caminos will discuss art, tech, NFTs, and the future of Miami in the Miami Design District. 

Creative Minds Talks is a series of talks presented by Miami Design District featuring high-profile guests from the fashion, design, architecture, and art industries. The talks aim to pair two notable names from similar fields for a dialogue that serves to educate, inspire, entertain and promote creative fields of the cultural world.

Tickets are priced at $125; proceeds from all ticket sales will be donated to the Red Cross in support and solidarity with Ukraine.

Get your tickets HERE.