Italian businessman and stylist Paola Mantegazza’s relationship with Bal Harbor is not new. The owner of the Mantegazza brand, a reference in fashion leather goods, has been steadily coming on the radar of Miami’s hottest hotspot since long before insiders Brazilian. “My relationship with Bal Harbor is really intimate”, he says.
To cope with her hectic schedule of fashion and business commitments, Paola lives – literally – between three cities. “I have homes in Milan, Miami and Sao Paulo. But there is no other place that makes me feel as comfortable as Bal Harbor.”
24 hour breathable fashion, stylist says Bal Harbor Shops It is the most glamorous mall in the United States of America. “It is small, focused and has the best brands”, he adds.
In love with sneakers – Paola always wears her all leather look with sneakers, be it day or night – her favorite stores are all in this place. “My favorite stores are addictwho has the world’s most attractive sneakers of all brands, and Golden gooseWhich is a fever now but I used to use it for a long time in Italy. ,
In addition to shopping, Bal Harbor Shops is also home to one of Paola’s favorite restaurants: the le zoo, “Love truffle pizza and giant profiteers!”
Paola also says that the Bal Harbor shops are also one of their biggest meeting points, including the crash sites. It was like this, for example, when he met his friend Lely Saddi. “We met at the Bal Harbor shops purely by chance. She is wearing a jumpsuit designed by me, I am wearing a bib of my brand. It was a happy occasion, by surprise, among friends”, she recalls.
Harbor Bar in December
While living in this constant transcontinental “air bridge” between three homes to take care of work, family, friends and luxuries, Paola doesn’t give up on Bal Harbor every December, no matter what. The Reason? Keep a close watch on every activity of Art BaselFrom the official calendar to shows and parallel activities.
“It’s one of the greatest personal joy moments for me, I talk about being there during this period. Art Basel is art, fashion and there I meet friends and people I work with. Really “Everyone is there, just like we meet at Fashion Week in Milan or So Paulo”, he explains. “Bal Harbor is a great meeting point for the fashion world – and a place of emotional importance to me.”