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Feature Friday: White Hot Heat!

We’re still reeling from a nailbiting, amazing and suspenseful series capped off by a great championship game! For the second year in a row, The Miami Heat have brought home the title to sunny South Florida. And the Wade/James/Bosh trifecta just earned themselves (and their team) another wildly luxurious limited edition Hublot. Seriously LeBron, where are all the Miami Heat Audemars Mr. Ambassador? The new Miami Heat King Power is stunning, but when the Heat are this hot, we all know that red and black take a backseat to white. Cartier is happy to assist with a sizzling Santos 100 in snow white, and we’ll be celebrating all weekend while wearing it. The question is, what to wear with it? You could do this ONE by Otte Ellen dress, paired with Diane Von Furstenberg Ophelia wedges, both available at Shopbop. It’s a distinctly Miami outfit, one that celebrates the rich culture of beachside bohemia and even a little International Gypset flare. Or you can cater to the magic city’s sizzling night life, club scene & keep it short, white and tight in that Three Floor Adolescent sister dress with cutouts (shown with Camilla Skovgaard sandals). It’s your weekend, your choice!

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5 Perfect Spring Wedding Bouquets

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You know what they say – April showers bring May flowers. Well, we’re jumping the gun and skipping straight to our favorite spring flowers today. These gorgeous spring wedding bouquets are light, happy and gorgeous, perfectly fitting for a lovely spring wedding. We just love the idea of some delicate lace tied around your stems, or adding an antique brooch to your bouquet (another trend we love is adding lockets with pictures of loved ones). With palettes and textures to suit any taste, we’re sure you’ll find one you love too!

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Vicki Grafton Photography via SMP

This beautiful bouquet by Washington D.C.. florist Holly Chapple takes our breath away. Pretty peach ranunculus, soft pink roses, white dahlias and plenty of greenery make this soft and feminine bouquet just dreamy.

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Speaking of dreamy – is there anything more perfect for a spring wedding than a lush cluster of peonies? Simple, chic and luxurious pale pink peonies surrounded by dusty miller in this bouquet by Miami florist Petal Productions.

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Perfectly pure white Darwin tulips are tied together with white silk grosgrain in this classic spring bouquet.

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We love the vibrant colors and textures in this stunning bouquet by Texas event designer Sweet Sunday Events. A whimsical metallic ribbon ties the entire look together, quite literally.

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Martha Stewart

 

This bouquet is pretty much the floral embodiment of spring. A slew of pastels? Check. Soft petals bursting from every which way? Check. And to cap it off, this lush , wildflower-esque bouquet is tied with the most delicate gossamer ribbon. Spring perfection.

What’s the Deal with This New Kim Kardashian Diamond Ring?

For weeks – if not months – press and pundits have been speculating on the likelihood of an engagement in Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s future. After Kanye treated Kim to an Italian getaway to celebrate her 32nd birthday many thought it was all but settled that he would propose.

Just this last week, on October 24, paparazzi spotted Kim at a Christian Louboutin boutique in Miami, Florida. The curvy celeb was sporting hip-hugging jeans, a black crocodile Hermes Birkin Bag, and a suspiciously large oval-shaped diamond ring on the pinky finger of her right hand.

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Speculation that Kardashian was indeed engaged to hip-hop superstar Kanye West and has opted to wear the ring on her pinkie only out of deference to the fact that she’s still technically married to Kris Humphries has been more-or-less squashed by sources close to the starlet including Kardashian family matriarch Kris Jenner. Regarding whether or not the engagement rumor was true, Jenner said: “If it was, I would know about it.”

The Italy trip took the pair of lovers from Rome to Venice to Florence but the only special surprise was a custom birthday cake for Kim, who blogged “What a romantic weekend! One I’ll never forget.”

Still, one has to wonder if perhaps there will soon be another diamond ring in Kim’s future, perhaps in the next season of Kourtney and Kim Take Miami.

Matthew H for Raymond Lee Jewelers, South Florida’s premiere source for buying and selling luxury watches and designer jewelry.

Seabourn Ships Nab Hublot Sponsorship

Hublot, the Swiss watchmaker known for its luxurious timepieces, has recently been named as Official Timekeeper for the Seabourn cruise line. Seabourn’s 6 ultra-luxury cruise ships are intimate, all suite cruise ships that all smaller than most cruise ships. These ships have the capabilities to visit smaller ports of call, providing passengers with some unique travel opportunities.

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The agreement means that passengers aboard Seabourn cruises will have their on-ship time kept by distinctive clocks provided by Hublot. Hublot has an “Art of Fusion” company philosophy that carries itself through the production of fine Hublot time pieces as well as the marketing of them. The theme is to connect the history of fine Swiss watchmaking with the future. Hublot has recent sponsorships with other high-end, high visibility international organizations such as the FIFA World Cup, Formula One Racing, Ferrari and Manchester United.

Hublot and Sebourn both are held in high regard by their customers as well as their competitors. For its part, Seabourn has been given a 6 star diamond rating from the American Academy of Hospitality Science. Hublot continues to build on its reputation with innovative products using some revolutionary materials, engaging high visibility celebrities, and introducing some limited edition products.

For South Florida, Hublot is getting a boost in visibility as it debuts its King Power “305” Timepiece. The bold clear faced watch contains white and blue to represents Miami’s beaches and water. It also has a blue Hornback alligator strap. Made of 18 carat gold and 5% platinum, the watch is being produced in a limited edition of 50. The watch is named “305″ for Miami’s area code, which is engraved into the watch. It debuts at a South Beach party September 26th.

Raymond Z for Raymond Lee Jewelers, South Florida’s premiere source for buying and selling luxury watches and designer jewelry.

Real Wedding Wednesday from The Breakers

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Today’s Wedding Wednesday Real Wedding is brought to you by one of our favorite wedding resources, Weddings by The Breakers! Not only did the Breakers’ wedding website and blog just get a brand new makeover, it consistently features jaw dropping weddings. One of the most beautiful places to have a Palm Beach wedding always pulls out all the stops for their couples, and today’s featured wedding is no exception.

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All photos taken by Alain Martinez Photography

Joelle & Mark are Miami residents, but once they laid eyes on The Breakers, the knew it was the perfect place to hold the wedding of their dreams.

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The Circle Ballroom at the Breakers for the Ceremony

Cascading florals, thoughtful crystal details, and vibrant, warm colors made their reception ballroom simultaneously elegant, fun, and intimate.

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 These photos are just a taste of the gorgeous wedding, bride and groom, you’ll have to visit The Breakers’ wedding blog to see the rest! You can also see more of the stunning images on Alain Martinez’s website. We just adore looking at real weddings, especially those at palm beach county wedding venues! But the biggest step before the trip down the aisle is choosing the perfect engagement ring to propose with, and – well, we think you know who to turn to when nothing but the best will do!

Liz for Raymond Lee Jewelers, South Florida’s trusted source for wedding jewelry and engagement rings.