The Spring Trend Event

Neiman Marcus Hosts Miami Children's Museum

Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour and SocialMiami, will host THE TREND EVENT on Wednesday, February 11 at 6:30pm along with the Miami Children’s Museum and special hostess committee Marianne Devine, Shari Lombardi, Jackie Malamed, Melissa Netkin, Susan Lampen, Kelly Ruane Melchiondo, Mijanou Spurdle and CEO/Executive Director Deborah Spiegelman. Guests are invited to spice things up with all the new trends for the spring season as we fete the Museum’s upcoming 2015 be a kid again gala “007 you only live twice.” A runway fashion presentation of the latest must-haves including the new bohemian, fringe, spice market colors, summer suedes, and much more will be highlight the evening, as guests enjoy sips by SIA Blended Scotch Whisky and William Wolf Pecan Bourbon.

RSVP required to 305.993.4612 or

Jackie Malamed

Jackie Malamed is this year’s gala co-chair. She became involved in the museum about eight years ago when her children were involved in the Early Childhood Institute and she has stayed involved.

Originally from New York, Jackie tends to stick with classic and simple for her fashion choices.

  • Printed dress by Alexander McQueen
  • Printed dress by Alexander McQueen
  • Earrings by Herve Van Der Straeten
  • Black caged sandals by Alexandre Birman
  • Makeup by Tom Ford Beauty

Melissa Netkin

Melissa Netkin has been involved with MCM for many years and is serving as this year’s gala auction chair. Melissa understands the importance of both the live and silent auction items and the impact they have on the overall fundraising effort, especially for the museum’s educational programs.

Melissa enjoys wearing black and white with a punch of color.

  • Printed dress by Roberto Cavalli
  • Pink pumps by Jimmy Choo
  • Necklace by Alexis Bittar
  • Makeup by Tom Ford Beauty

Marianne Devine

Marianne Devine has been on the board of MCM for more than 15 years and currently serves on the executive board.

Fashionably speaking, Marianne loves patterns and enjoys seeing all the different patterns in the Neiman Marcus spring looks.

  • Skirt and top by Emilio Pucci
  • Orange leather jacket by Armani Collezioni
  • Necklace by Alexis Bittar
  • Nude leather booties by Laurence Dacade
  • Makeup by Tom Ford Beauty

Deborah Spiegelman

Deborah Spiegelman is the CEO of Miami Children’s Museum. Of late, she has been overseeing the master plan for the museum’s highly anticipated renovations.

On the fashion front, Debbie loves color, color and more color.

  • Printed dress by Roberto Cavalli
  • Black suede fringe jacket by Valentino
  • Floral print sandals by Givenchy
  • Makeup by Tom Ford Beauty

Shari Lombardi

Shari Lombardi is a volunteer who has served both on the Halloween fundraiser committee and the upcoming gala committee.

As someone who spends a lot of time exercising, especially walking, Shari strives for comfort in her clothing choices.

  • Pink blouse by Theory
  • Printed pants by Joie
  • White leather jacket by Helmut Lang
  • Pink sandals by Jimmy Choo
  • Makeup by Tom Ford Beauty

Stylist Arel Ramos
Photography by Manny Hernandez

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