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6th Annual Haute Tea Luncheon



Fashions for the 6th Annual Haute Tea luncheon

Let's be honest: you've always wanted an excuse to wear one of those gorgeous oversized Kentucky Derby hats you see in the movies. In Miami, it's not particularly easy to find an occasion for such a piece. But at this year's 6th Annual Haute Tea Luncheon benefiting the Diabetes Research Institute, a statement hat isnt just fitting -- it's the name of the game.

Hosted by The Young Society of Love and Hope at The St. Regis Bal Harbour, this garden-themed event will feature formal tea service, delicious food, a fashion show by Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour, a silent auction, and a hat contest judged by popular local fashion bloggers -- meaning you'll need something extra special to stick out in the crowd.


This elegant peach-colored fascinator is perfect for the girl who wants something eye-catching that won't overpower her ensemble. With soft feathers and a satin trim, this slip-on headband will make you feel ultra girly and sophisticated all day long.

Isla Fascinator in Pink Nude -- $68


With its rich color and meticulous attention to detail, this handmade royal blue derby hat will draw eyes with every step you take. Perfect for the girl that loves to be bold.

Royal Blue Kentucky Derby Hat -- $118


Featuring a flattering off-the-shoulder style and stunning floral jacquard skirt, this elegant Ted Baker dress will make you feel right at home sipping champagne among Miami's fashion elite.

Ted Baker ATISANA Patchwork Bardot Dress -- $395


The Young Society of Love and Hope's 6th Annual Haute Tea Luncheon and hat party benefiting the Diabetes Research Institute will take place on Monday, October 30 at The St. Regis Bal Harbour. For more info, click here 1) Ghee Indian Restaurant, opening their second location, this one is in the Design District 2) Stubborn Seed, I am looking forward to trying Jeremy Ford’s (of the Matador’s Room) new restaurant in South Beach 3) Lutum, a Peruvian/American restaurant in Sunset Harbour 4) BLT Steak, is reopening in a new location, in the renovated Berkley Shore Hotel 5) Stiltsville Fish Bar, another Sunset Harbour restaurant, specializing in locally sourced seafood with a modern twist, and a little Latin flavour thrown in 6) Crate Plant-Based Kitchen, a vegetarian bar, lounge and restaurant in Brickell 7) Soul Tavern, vegan and vegetarian Chines elixr bar, every dish has the principles of Chines medicine 8) Roberta’s Pizza, I’m looking forward to trying this pop up of one of Brooklyn’s most famous pizza joints 9) Dizengoff, check my review of this middle eastern fast food shop in Wynwood 10) Shake Shack, is coming to Aventura Mall 11) Luke’s Lobster is coming to Aventura Mall!! 12) Ofa, Brazillian food in Sunset Harbour 13) Monktail, Japanese fare at the Diplomat Hotel 14) Le Sirenuse, if you haven’t been yet, hightail it to this upscale Italian restaurant at the new Four Season’s Surfside 15) El Vez, coming soon, Stephen Starr’s new Mexican eatery 16) Salt Bae, master of meat from Turkey, where he has a chain of steakhouses, at 999 Brickell, in the former Coya space 17) Boca’s House, Venezuelan food in Coral Gables 18) Baja Bao, new food truck by the Pubbelly guys, outside of the new Veza Sur Brewery, serving Latin dishes inside fluffy Asian bao buns – may eventually be a brick and mortar 19) Artichokes Basille’s Pizza, straight from New York to South Beach 20) Hank and Harry’s South Beach deli 21) Azabu, sushi at the Mariott Staton Hotel 22) Obra Kitchen Table, Latin American cuisine, the chef has been on the world’s 50 best restaurant list since 2013 and has been voted the best restaurant in Venezuela for 4 years in a row 23) The Taco Stand, A California based taqueria comes to Wynwood 24) Amara at Paraiso, by Chef Michael Schwartz, in Edgewater in Biscayne Bay on the water, serving latin flavours and coastal ingredients 25) 25, Le Centrale Miami, a 40,000 square foot Italian food hall, inside the Brickell City Center, plus grab and go, a seafood restaurant called Pesce, a spot called Stagionale, a wine cellar, a meat spot called Carne and a pizza pasta restaurant 26) Malibu Farm, in the Nobu hotel, with a farm to table concept

Lauren Cohen was born and raised in Miami Beach and graduated from the University of Miami with a bachelor’s degree in Motion Pictures. She has been writing about film since 2009, with her movie reviews and features appearing regularly in Examiner.com and Miami Beach News, among others. She’s interviewed some of the most recognizable faces in the film industry, including Daniel Craig, Emma Stone, Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Javier Bardem.

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