Merrick Style

This Month’s Merrick Style Pays a Visit to the Tommy Bahama Showroom in the Shops at Merrick Park. Our Fearless Models are the Father and Son Team of Coral Gables Residents Rodney and Bradley Barreto

Photography by Jon Braeley

June 2019

Just in time for Father’s Day, June’s Merrick Style features the breezy island styles of Tommy Bahama. Drawing its inspiration from the tropical Caribbean, Tommy Bahama’s affordable designs are all about light fabrics, island colors, and sportswear that is both functional and elegant. They also carry accessories that range from sunglasses and watches to shoes and hats.

Our models for this Father’s Day collection are the father and son team of Rodney and Bradley Barreto. Rodney is a longtime political consultant who has chaired the Super Bowl Host Committee three times – including the present iteration for the 2020 Super Bowl – and serves on numerous boards, including as Chairman of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, member of the Florida Council of 100, member of the Miami-Dade County School’s Business Advisory Council and member of the Baptist Hospital Foundation.

Bradley, meanwhile, is a principal – along with his father – of Coral Gables Title + Escrow, LLC, which streamlines the closing process for real estate buyers and sellers. He is also a site supervisor and project manager for Coastland Construction and an assistant construction manager for The Related Group.

We thought this noteworthy father and son team, who enjoy a close personal relationship, were perfect icons for Father’s Day and all that it signifies.

Bradley is wearing a Newport Pania Gingham shirt ($125) and Boracay Flat Front slacks ($125), with a Boracay Belt ($54.50), Coastline Chronograph watch ($255), and Orion Leather Venetian Drivers shoes ($120), while holding Maui Jim “Baldwin Beach” sunglasses ($319)
Rodney is wearing a Cobalt Sea Sand linen strip shirt ($115), authentic indigo wash Sand Drifter pants ($135), a Grenada Bay Watch ($175), and dark brown Orion Leather Venetian Drivers shoes ($120) while holding a pair of Maui Jim “Island Life” sunglasses ($329)
Weekend Casual
Bradley is wearing a blue Positano Palms shirt ($135), Boracay Flat Front bleached-sand pants ($125) and cream colored Exodus
Slip-On Shoes ($65)
Rodney is wearing a galaxy blue Geovanni Geo shirt ($135), Maritime blue Ashore View shorts ($99.50), dark brown Orson Woven Leather Drivers shoes ($175) and a Coastline Chronograph watch ($255)
Ready for the Beach
Bradley is wearing a lawn chair-green Seaglass Breezer shirt ($99.50), bleached sand-colored Bo- racay Shorts ($89.50), Relaxology Shallows Edge leather sandals ($85), a Grenada Bay Watch ($175) and Maui Jim “Cinder Cone” sunglasses ($299)
Rodney is wearing a white Verona Vines shirt ($135), stone khaki Beach Linen 10” FF shorts ($89.50), Relaxology Shallows Edge leather sandals ($85), a Grenada Bay Watch ($175), a Braid Raffia fedora ($74.50) and Maui Jim “Island Life” sunglasses ($329)
Ready for the Park
Rodney is wearing a dockside blue Bodega Beach polo shirt ($89.50), stone khaki Sand Dune Stripe shorts ($94.50), and Stripe Breaker lace-up shoes ($65)
Bradley is wearing a pink plumeria Palm Coast polo shirt ($110), “Bala Shark” Tech Me To The Green shorts ($110) and Exodus slip-on shoes ($65)