For Scott Shuffield, a Luxury Collection specialist and a member of the BHHS EWM Realty’s Chairman’s Club, real estate is more than a transaction. It represents a life-changing experience and significant financial investment. With fluency in Spanish, a focus on relationship building, and an appreciation for his home state, Shuffield’s expert knowledge of local nuances […]


How many years have you been a realtor? I have been a realtor for 17 years and have worked in the industry for almost 20 years. What is your favorite property sold and/or work experience? I have enjoyed seeing the power of “following up”. My highest sale to date is a 10-acre parcel of vacant […]


Who are the members of your team? Co-Founders Ben Brissi & Zach Joslin What is the team’s favorite property sold and/or work experience? We have so many favorites! One of our favorite aspects of the business is being able to exceed our client’s expectations. One of my favorite examples of this is a house that […]


How many years have you been a realtor? 15 years! I started as Ashley Cusack’s assistant and about 8 years ago, left that role to pursue my career as an individual agent. What is your favorite property sold and/or work experience? 7416 SW 49 Place was sold this year, and one of the most special […]

Chop Shop

As one of the few American sushi masters, James Beard Award-winning chef, and owner of Uchi, the mecca of Japanese delights in Wynwood, Tyson Cole is no stranger to culinary wizardry. Here are his musings on bluefin tuna, small plates, and those ubiquitous tattooed chefs.   Your favorite knife. 9-in Nenox gyutou for its amazing […]


How an orchestra of sound is changing your bubbly.   We are stating the obvious. New Year’s Eve and champagne go hand in hand. When deciding on the best bottle of bubbles this year, however, there’s something you should consider. It’s scientifically proven that a song’s melody can alter the way we taste wine. Now […]

Glitz & Glam

Old World meets new in the elegant Mr. C Beverly Hills hotel.   Set amid a backdrop of the historic Hollywood sign and blocks from the chic shops on Rodeo Drive, the essence of Hollywood’s Golden Age is alive and well at Mr. C Beverly Hills. One can almost picture Bette Davis hard stepping across […]

The Cultural Crusader

From Burning Man to Marfa, Miami and Manhattan, Yvonne Force Villareal is an entrepreneur, a gleaming fashionista, philanthropist, and a powerhouse, who has become the go-to guru for all things art.   A force to be reckoned with among a tight-knit community of collectors, to call Yvonne Force Villareal impressive would be an outlandish understatement. […]

Tick Talk

Geneva Watch Days gave us many novelties that are perfect for gifting. Deciding on one horological holiday present may seem nearly impossible. Instead, I picked three.   DE BETHUNE DB25SQP PERPETUAL CALENDAR At my last NovelaWatch event, we partnered with EsperLuxe, an authorized retailer for De Bethune, who presented some of their latest novelties. One […]

A Shared Vision

Liz Swig’s collaborations with top art names bring bespoke charm to jewelry.   Before she joined their tribe as a full-on creative, Liz Swig was a renowned patron and art collector who served on the boards of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Creative Time, and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. But her leap […]