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Byline: Rebecca Kleinman
The Webster Opens in Miami
Despite construction delays, torrential rains and a recession, nothing was going to stop the Webster boutique from opening on June 1.
Owners Milan Vukmirovic, Laure Heriard-Dubreuil and Frederic Dechnik, represented in the retro logo's trio of flamingos, welcomed 700 guests to the three-story store's party, with jewelry designer Solange Azagury-Partridge as guest of honor. Such a showing wasn't expected for the season or the times, but the three-year project had snowballed.
"It started in 2006 when I visited Miami and fell in love with its history and Art Deco architecture," said Vukmirovic, who scooped up the Webster, a former Art Deco hotel on …