Lopez with daughter Celia

Provenance: Born in La Habana, raised in Madrid

Years in Miami Beach: Five

Leaves town for… “Ibiza, my favorite once-a-year travel destination. It takes you back to the beginning of time, when only los Dioses enjoyed the light and waters of this magical island. I also love Cartagena de Indias in Colombia. It is the ultimate and utmost expression of charming simplicity.”

Comes back for… “My friends, who are attracted to Miami in many different ways, manners and forms; this city is such a special setting for all sorts of people and cultures.”

Latest Miami infatuation: “Panizza Bistro on Lincoln Road. They make the best baño maria scrambled eggs… it’s the perfect way to start off my day.”

Words of wisdom: “Colors are no more than an optical and biased illusion of the one and only truth, Light.”

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