Looking for a mix of Coffee Shop/ Bakery in NY with a touch of Brazil? You can try the Sweet Corner Bakeshop located in the heart of the West Village. There You can find a selection of pastries and their specialization is baking delicious cakes with wonderful decorations. Pick your theme and they make the magic happen! Sweet Corner Bakeshop has large windows at the front of the store which gives people walking by a chance to watch these amazing cakes come to life! Read more
For those who aren’t aware of the vibrant, Brazilian Party atmosphere that lives within the streets of NYC, now is perfect time to expand outside the ordinary. Since the Rio 2016 Olympics kicked off , I have decided to go on a tour throughout New York City to try some unique Brazilian foods and cocktails that go along with the fun festivities. These are the recommendations that have won gold in my book.
My first stop was with the Sarau Brazilian Party at the Hotel Chantelle in the LES. It was such a hidden gem! Hotel Chantelle is a parisian style restaurant and bar; It offers an exclusive rooftop lounge area where the Sarau Party kicks off every Sunday during the summer and once a month after the season. Read more
I am very excited the Olympic Games are happening in Brazil this year, and even more special is that it is in Rio, my hometown. I always loved watching the competitions and I admire the dedication and motivation of all the athletes competing at the Olympic Games.
The Olympic Games represent the union of all the continents in one place sharing all the energy surrounded by the Event. To celebrate all the confraternization created by the Olympics, I was inspired to make the “The Olympic Caipi Cocktails”, mixed with natural ingredients found in Brazil: Guarana, fresh coconut water, and different fruits to represent the ring colors. Read more
A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to display and serve the drink I created for Grand Central Beauty, The “Grand Central Beauty Caipi”, they could have their signature cocktail to be served during a meet-and-greet pop-up event in Brooklyn. And, everyone loved the fresh and cooling taste of it! As Miss Caipi, I create signature cocktails for companies, so they can have their personalized cocktail using in their parties, Events or as a type of brand identity for their business.
Miss Caipi, as you noticed always wear her yellow looks wherever she passes around sharing her Brazilian happiness and cocktails. For this Event she was wearing a yellow romper paired with a rockbox blue necklace and carrying her satchel yellow bag with all her mixology tools.
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Looking for a nice restaurant for dinner in South Beach, Florida? Meat Market is my recommendation! I finished my trip to Miami with a delicious seasonal dinner at this fantastic place. They have numerous other locations in Florida, but the one I always go to is the original location on Lincoln Road in South Beach.
Nice ambience, modern decor, trendy crowd, a hot spot for models; you can chat with interesting people while lounging in the bar. Or, you can run into the love of your life there who may be sitting right next you. You never know!
The kitchen is run by chef Sean Brasel, one of the most renowned chefs in Miami. With his creativity and versatility, a classy steakhouse taste is combined with a modern touch of today which surely takes a good effort and ability to achieve such a great combination. And he most definitely has perfected it! Chef Sean has a range of options for all the tastes in his menu, catering to a salad person like me with his delicious Quinoa Salad. Or, if you’re a big fan of seafood you can start with a fresh ceviche. And, if you are a steak lover, it’s his specialty.
I was in Miss Caipi’s colors wearing a yellow flowing dress, by Bebe, paired with a green aqua necklace combined with my Miami sun-kissed tan! For dinner I had the famous Quinoa Salad. Obviously, for my drink I was having my refreshing Mint Caipi specially made for me by the bar. Their drink menu has different tropical drinks using herbs and refreshing ingredients. The Lychee Martini and Mojito are excellent options for a seasonal drink. I highly recommend trying them.
I ended my dinner with a sorbet made from a selection of a tropical fruits, a perfect end to a hot sunny day. For the grand finale Chef Sean stopped by for a quick chat before I left, between his cooking and chopping, to share his inspirations, secrets and suggestions for his summer menu. As a creator myself I love to exchange ideas with the great masters in the business: Read more
The 90’s fashion is coming back with the choker necklaces, jumpsuits, and Guess. Think the movie Clueless with Alicia Silverstone and her short plaid skirt. Or, the wide-leg pants first started from Charlie’s Angels in the 70’s. If you grew up during the 90’s, I’m sure you’ll remember Guess’s t-shirt with the famous question mark ,“?”, and their chambray looks. When I was younger, I had a little Guess dress of my own and I wore it everywhere.
If you are a fan of the 90’s fashion like me, I have great news for you! Guess is releasing a revival line with all of your favorite pieces from the 90’s. They’re bringing back the famous chambray looks, overalls, and even the “?” t-shirt. While in Miami, I excitedly went into the Guess stores there and bought myself their jean jumpsuit. I wore it out as it was lightweight, sleek, and comfortable; perfect for the Florida weather. I loved the flare look of this piece, very in the season while again keeping that 90’s feel. I paired it with a simple straw hat, a blue bag, a choker and a pair of peep toe heels.
South Point is another must-see place if you are around Miami Beach. The parks there feature beautiful scenery – also a famous place for photo shoots. I have shot there many times myself while modeling in Miami. I absolutely love my days spent at this park. You can take a load off, go for a nice walk, rollerblade, bike or even have a happy hour drink at The Smith Wollensky, which boasts an amazing waterfront view like no other.
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While I was in Miami most of the work I do is outside and I intended to take full advantage of that. The ever-beautiful, Floridian weather and its golden, sunny beaches were perfect locations for photo shoots. Not only breathtakingly beautiful but relaxing. I always find time to enjoy myself even after I’ve finished my photo shoots.
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While I was in Miami for photoshoots, I got the chance to enjoy a bit of the beach lifestyle. Exploring new local restaurants and visiting my all-time favorite spots from previous visits, I had a wonderful time in the sunny weather. If you’re taking a trip to Miami and staying in the South Beach area, you should take a look at these places!
Weather is been changing constantly these days, Global warming is playing a big role, then it is necessary to have basic looks in your closet to keep up with these changes nowadays. As a quick solution for the issue, I put together two versatile looks.
Recently, I collaborated with this young fashion designer, Tasch M. She first started designing and sewing couture outfits with her nana for her Barbies as a young girl. Her passion for designing has led her to where she is today. She loves creating combinations of sexy and cute, and edgy and fun.