Ever wondered where Irene and her models go for dinner or dancing? Irene and cast members from 8th & Ocean sat down with City Search editors and revealed some of their favorite hot spots. Click the links below to read their responses:
Make sure to pick up this month's Selecta magazine to see Cindy Taylor's cover story. Cindy talks about her partnership with the 'Beauties and the Beasts' program, as well as some of her future projects.
After a successful career as a professional soccer player,
Michele decided to hang up his cleets and take on the family business -
flowers. Michele's family runs an Italian based floral exporting company.
Michele traveled the world to find new clients for his business. It was on one
of his sales trips to South Beach that he was scouted
by Irene Marie. Irene discovered Michele eating at the Johnny Rockets in our
building. The tall, dark and handsome Italian was flattered to be scouted by
Irene and decided to give modeling a chance. Within two weeks he booked 944
editorial and French catalogues. Welcome to the family Michele!
Irene Marie closed out 2007 with a celebrity fundraiser benefiting the Zoological Society of Florida and Miami Metrozoo. Happy Zoo Year at the Catalina Hotel featured celebrity guests Irene Marie, Wild on E! host Cindy Taylor, supermodel sisters Joanna Krupa and Marta Krupa, actress Shannon Elizabeth, artist Jayson Atienza and a bevy of miami philanthropists. The event raised funds and awareness for the zoo's conservation efforts, including the upcoming Amazon and Beyond exhibit set to launch in November of 2008. Sponsors for the evening included: Irene Marie Models, Conte watches, Winn-Dixie, SocialMiami.com, Gibson guitars and the Catalina Hotel.