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What to Get Dad for Father’s Day

D. Rochelle Jewelry

Tucked away in the shade off Wickham Road in Suntree is a little gem of a place you’ve probably heard of, but might not have visited lately — D Rochelle Boutique. Proprietor Doris Kotovos has created and personified the definition of a true boutique under the roof of Sorelli’s Hair Studio and Spa. If you […]

Florida Tech’s Textile Art Center

Peek Into the Past: Immerse Yourself at Florida Tech’s Textile Arts Center
By: Shawna S. Kelsch
Textiles – from those used in hats, to jewelry, to floor weavings and wall tapestries, to dresses and tribal costumes, and from coverlets and lace handkerchiefs to bow ties and undergarments – all tell a story of the times: when they […]

Modeling Agencies: For Adults and Children

So, this issue has intrigued you? We get that and can see the attraction this path has. You think you or your child just might have what it takes to be a model or to perform in the media in some other way? You always wanted to be in the movies, right?

As with any new […]

A Model’s Life

My life as an actress/model is an adventure. Many times I don’t know what I am going to be doing or even who or what the commercial or ad is exactly for. Once, very early on – I think it was my second commercial, I got booked as a “reporter at a press conference.” I […]

What Makes A Portrait

From the Photographers at SpaceCoast Living

In these days of selfies, smartphones and drones, it seems everyone is taking more photos than ever before. You probably have a hundred or so on your phone right now. We’re all capturing the people and events of our lives with reckless abandon, and sharing those images with everyone, even […]

Nail Trends: Looking Your Best This Spring


Spring is here and it’s time to wipe away the winter blues with a fresh, new you! Projecting a sense of beauty and confidence starts by treating yourself with care first. This can be done with simple, affordable luxuries like pedicures, manicures, facials and more in a salon or even at home. 

Your hands and face […]

One Last Question

In a fashion world of stick-thin models and unrealistic ideals, two women in Brevard County are disrupting the status quo with Society+ (www., a plus-size fashion brand breaking all the rules. They have created an investor-backed “It” brand by leveraging a social media following of over 300,000 and dressing celebrities like break-out star Chrissy Metz […]

SpaceCoast Living Cover Model Competition

If “a picture is worth a thousand words,” then this just became our first four-thousand-word feature story. SpaceCoast Living Photo Editor Jason Hook had a vision for this year’s annual Model Search issue, and Sorelli Hair Studio & Spa in Suntree helped him make that vision a reality. And what a vision it was. After […]

Nail Trends

One Last Question: Kempf’s Jewelers

For just about 50 years, Kempf’s Jewelers has been offering unique jewelry design, one-of-a kind custom pieces and elevated customer service to those in the know here. Housed in a fashionable showroom on Fifth Avenue in Indialantic, the family team, including son and Owner Jason Kempf are well respected among repeat and new clientele and […]

2017 Cover Model Search

Nominate yourself or a friend! Be sure to include a photo of yourself, preferably full length, with good lighting. Finalists will be notified and asked to come to our studio for “test shots”. Deadline to enter is January 31, 2017.

Fashion: Back To School

How to Take Advantage of Florida Sales Tax Holiday

The Florida Sales Tax Holiday 2016 returns August 5-7 and The Avenue Viera wants savvy back-to-school shoppers to know all about their 72-hour window to save about seven percent on clothes, school supplies, and computers.
While state lawmakers scaled back how much they were willing to set aside […]

Fantasy Fashion


Entrepreneur’s Dreams Sprinkled with Pixie Dust
“The nickname ‘Freckles’ came from my husband Ray; he just noticed that I had a lot of freckles and called them kiss targets . . . so that just stuck.” –Ashley Ormaza
As a student at Brevard Community College, Ashley Ormaza (Hughes) learned that the majority of Americans find themselves in […]

Whites, Creams and Greens: A Neutral Color Palette

by Craig Chapman, photography by Craig Chapman and Ian Hunter

Flowers are one of the most important, yet often overlooked, elements in a wedding. They can add touches of elegance and emotion to a wedding, but picking the right color palette and style can be a daunting decision. Pulling your floral components together into one beautiful […]

Bring It Home

By Craig Chapman, Photos by Craig Chapman and Ian Hunter

At home weddings are one of the biggest trends this year; they are also one of the most intimate ways you can share your special day with friends, family, and guests. Whether it’s your own home, a family home, or a rental property, the home setting […]

Saying Their ‘I Do’s’

The Journey of Marriage is Sweeter in the Florida Tropics

by Jamie Field

Whether as a bridesmaid, a parent, or just a friend, being part of a young couple’s nuptials, as they officially begin a life together, is an emotional affair filled with hope, joy, and optimism. Throw in a beautiful Florida setting and you can appreciate […]