Keepsakes, gifts, memorials, souvenirs?whatever you call them, Souvenir Snapshotz Production Corp. ensures that pictures will be memorable. Its photographers shoot on location, capturing families, couples, and kids in flattering natural light and scenery. Working closely with all clients, they customize packages to suit individual needs that can include multiple wardrobe changes as well as professionally retouched digital images.
"From casting to maternity, fashion to business; we know how to get the best out of people." For Sceneline Studios to achieve that best requires both dedicated photographers and a commitment to clients. With 22 studios in five different countries?including European success in cities such as Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Barcelona, and Madrid?they draw out their subjects' best looks by starting at the beginning. Before each photo shoot, professional makeup artists apply makeup and style hair to ensure each picture comes out perfectly. The photographers themselves have extensive experience. Their lenses have captured scenes as stunning as the Champs-Elysees at sunset and couples lounging in front of the Hofburg Palace, so they are amply prepared and use their prowess to make clients look as beautiful as any setting in Europe. With these elements combined, the photo shoots create tangible memories of everything from extravagant parties to growing families to sultry boudoir moments.
Modani adds dramatic, modern flair to homes and offices with sleek, space-maximizing kitchen, living room, dining room, office, and bedroom furnishings and accessories. With an emphasis on hidden storage, Modani's clean, luxurious designs draw the eye along graceful lines, making pads approachably impressive and understatedly welcoming. Give flowers a chic new hangout with the Double X metal vase ($110), or store blankets and other living-room necessities in the metallic, padded golden chest, which doubles as a safe room for Barbies ($140). Modani can also transform an abode with post-baroque flair with pillar-candle holders ($30–$35) or make a corner earn its keep with the Canelle side table ($150).
Featured in numerous television and online media, the Sassy City Chicks Fashion Bash showcases trendy apparel from more than 50 designers, as well as accessories from chic lines such as Jay Clay Jewelry, Divine Sole Boutique, and Frederick's of Hollywood. Style mavens descend on the event to sample cocktails and relax in an onsite spa lounge. Visitors also take advantage of discounts on handbags and accessories from locally based brands. At the end of the day, select attendees go home with eco-friendly, reusable tote bags, which are filled with coupons, certificates, and at least $30 worth of beauty products from brands such as Pureology and TanTowel, including lip balm, compact mirrors, and envy balm to apply directly to the eyes of coworkers jealous of your ensemble.
With business interests ranging from deck grills to industrial-level commercial gas service, Blue Gas flows propane to feed any fire. Top off a 20-pound propane tank and attach it to a gas grill or family-size jetpack. Though many gas companies will only fill the tank to 15 pounds, Blue Gas's propane practitioners fill every tank all the way up to 20 pounds, allowing for 2.5 hours of added cooking time and guaranteeing the ability to fully thaw a woolly mammoth’s leg.
Give Good Works, which the Miami New Times named Best Secondhand Store in 2009, equips customers with an ever-changing array of lightly used vintage clothing items, antique and modern housewares, and one-of-a-kind treasures. Volunteers at the accredited 501(c)(3) charitable organization diligently stock the shelves with items including books ($2.50), designer handbags ($9.75+), and DVDs ($5.75). Visitors explore the archive of urban relics in search of vinyl LPs ($2.50) to feed home stereo systems. Vintage clothing items ($9.75+) allow wearers to infuse their wardrobes with classic style, and designer shoes cloak toes in modernity like a foot rub from an astronaut. A selection of kitchen instruments allows homeowners to stock up on necessities, and children's clothing items ($1) and linens ($5.75) keep patrons stocked with backup supplies for growing kids and beds. Give Good Works funds a variety of community services with proceeds from sales.