August 2011

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FEATURES

MODEL COLLECTOR

Howard Tibbals’ circus world expands at the Ringling Museum.

MY FAVORITE PIECE

From fine art to automobiles, the objects local connoisseurs and collectors love.

MAHARAJAH MODERN

The sights and sounds of India are taking over the Western world. Carol Tisch reports on the latest inspiration from the East.

THE ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE GUIDE

Get set for some unique and unforgettable Sarasota luxury adventures. By Su Byron and Marty Fugate

TOO RICH AND TOO BIG?

Sarasota’s new Beaux Arts mansions following a classic tradition of elegant excess. By Robert Plunket

LUXURY DIRECTORY

FROM THE EDITOR

Recalling that very first luxury experience. By Pam Daniel

INSIDER

Carol Tisch shops for this year’s dazzlers–black diamonds–and leather goods with a trace of the exotic. Plus, a new Sarasota Magazine signature dish at the Ritz-Carlton.

PLATINUM 100

Your comprehensive guide to Sarasota’s top luxury retailers.

ONLY IN SARASOTA

Two natural jewels from Selby Garden’s collection.