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Naples Illustrated

Naples Illustrated October 2017

An expertly curated, luxuriously produced compendium of all things Naples, Naples Illustrated brings to life personalities and takes you inside the exclusive homes, parties and interests of the world’s most affluent and influential people.

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United States
Langue:
English
Éditeur:
Palm Beach Media Group North LLC
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coming home

Home is where the heart is; it’s an age-old phrase but so true. No matter how exciting it may be to travel to far-flung destinations, it seems nothing can hold a candle to coming home and being surrounded by what brings you comfort—whether it’s sleeping on your own pillow or preparing a home-cooked meal. Of course, one of the most beloved rooms in the house is the kitchen. It is where we gather with friends and family, break bread, and make memories with every spoonful and sip. For those who love to entertain, and I would guess that is many of you, this center of familial activity is at the top of the list when it’s time to remodel or redecorate. In our annual Home issue, we’ve filled 12 pages with the…

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in focus

DAVID LAWRENCE CENTER WHAT: SIXTH ANNUAL YOUNG EXECUTIVES SUNSET CRUISE WHO: FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS OF THE CENTER WHERE: ABOARD THE NAPLES PRINCESS. THE EVENT WAS SPONSORED BY NAPLES ILLUSTRATED. NAPLES JUNIOR WOMAN’S CLUB WHAT: EIGHTH ANNUAL DERBY DASH, BENEFITING THE CLUB’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND WHO: FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS OF THE CLUB WHERE: NAPLES BOTANICAL GARDEN…

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insider

VIEW MASTER Just nine blocks north of the landmark Naples Pier sits this group of wood pilings jutting up from the coastline into the Gulf. South Florida–based photographer Jerry Rabinowitz has felt compelled to capture the sight on camera, time and time again, after recognizing the contradictory beauty more than a dozen years ago. “I kept seeing an ever-changing color and mood to the pilings, how the light and shadow affected them,” he says. “I was drawn partly because of the nostalgia, how they maintained a beauty even though they were decayed.” The chatter around town was that it must be remnants of an old pier, but it is not. According to the Naples Historical Society, this is part of a collection of pilings strategically placed there in the 1920s, in an effort…

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shelling tours

Captiva Cruises (captivacruises.com) Departs from: Captiva Island Where to: Cayo Costa State Park Islands Why go: You’ll have two to four hours to shell, swim, and bird-watch on remote state park beaches. Sight Sea-R Cruises ( sightseaflorida.com) Departs from: Fort Myers Where to: Big Hickory Island Why go: Once a month, shelling expert Pam Rambo leads four-hour excursions to this shelling mecca, where she teaches guests about the unique shells found on the island. Sweet Liberty (sweetliberty.com) Departs from: Naples Where to: Keewaydin Island Why go: The three-hour Beach Island Shelling Cruise brings guests to the remote island for in-depth shell exploration. Sunshine Tours (sunshinetours marcoisland.com) Departs from: Marco Island Where to: Nearby islands Why go: These tours are special, low-tide excursions where you can search for treasures on nearby islands and sandbars. 6…

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style

THE METAL TIGER AND EYE TRAYS ($590 AND $690 EACH) ARE INTENDED FOR BOTH PRACTICAL USE AND ORNAMENTAL DISPLAY. (GUCCI.COM) MAD HOUSE Now that Gucci has pervaded every fashionista’s closet, creative director Alessandro Michele is impressing his brand of quirky maximalism onto homewares with the launch of Gucci Decor. Culling the trippy florals, whimsical color combos, and animal motifs from the catwalk, the collection comprises bold touches of romanticism in the form of tasseled cushions, Chiavari chairs with embroidered velvet upholstery, silk wallpaper, porcelain candles and incense trays by Richard Ginori, and folding tables and screens. Turn the page for more eclectic picks. GET CRAFTY Fall fashion’s patchwork and embroidery evoke the Arts and Crafts movement Style Notes XOXO: Personalized charm bracelets and necklaces add a touch of whimsy CUT & PASTE: Look for prints that…

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cult favorites

In beauty, some of the best finds are those under-the-radar gems you only hear about through word of mouth. Each of these cult classics has a quiet but devoted following for good reason. Some of our favorites: Temptu Air airbrush tool to impart a flawless makeup finish ($198, pods separate, temptu.com); Guinot Sculpt Expert for body reshaping and firming ($73, guinotusa.com); Miriam Quevedo Glacial White Caviar Beach Waves texturizing spray for a true after-beach look ($55, spacenk.com); Collosol Eau de Lait, originally a theatrical makeup remover for French actresses made famous by fan Karl Lagerfeld ($28 for 250 ml, bigelowchemists.com); Votre Vu Les Sorbet, a facial serum that goes on frozen ($140, votrevu.com); and Clarisonic Smart Profile Uplift to massage and lift facial skin ($349, Ulta Beauty, Naples).…