On Tuesday December 3rd, 2019, hospitality entrepreneur Maggio Cipriani, celebrated the launch of Socialista Miami, the latest addition to the intimate lounge concept he created in 2016 with Socialista New York, followed shortly by Socialista London and Dubai. The president of Cipriani US, a fourth generation of the famed Cipriani family from Venice, welcomed close friends and family, for an evening of live music, Cuban inspired cocktails, signature dishes, and hand rolled cigars. A Caribbean inspired playground filled with romance, excitement, and music, Socialista Miami serves as a unique addition to Miami’s homogenous nightlife. The 4,100 square feet space, located in the heart of downtown Miami just a step down from Cipriani Downtown Miami, draws on the strong Cuban influence that is ever present in the city’s history.
Guests enjoyed Cuban inspired hors d’oeuvres while sipping Domaine Bertaud Belieu Rose and Socialista’s signature cocktails.
Last night’s attendees included performers Bad Bunny & Travis Scott, models Bella Hadid, Joan Smalls, Nina Dobrev, Luka Sabbat, Vita Sidorkina, Madison Headrick, and Kourtney Kardashian. Art world’s guests included collectors Eugenio Lopez, Brandon Davis, Guillermo Rozenblum, Nick Acquavella, Simon Castet & Helly Nahmah as well as artists Daniel Arsham, Domingo Zapata, and Lolita Cros.
Architects David Adjaye and Piero Lissoni, designers Carlos Almada, Yves Behar, Sasha Bikoff & Bill Sofield were also in attendance, as well as business & social types Michael Cayre, Andres Fanjul, Lamberto Tacoli, Ugo & Sarah Colombo, Ariel Nakash, Michael Shvo & Serdar Bilgili, Ezra Williams & Larry Millstein, Henry & Julian Hay, Michael Cayre, Samuel & Jonathan Chetrit, Jordi Molla, Hassan Pierre, Vanity Fair Radhika Jones and Emanuele Filiberto de Savoia.
Photo Credit: BFA Matteo Prandoni