Have you been dying to hear about the best fashion events at Art Basel Miami this year? If you didn’t already know, Art Basel takes place annually in Miami Beach and showcases art by more than 2,000 artists (and it’s known as one of the most prestigious art shows in the world). The work of renowned and emerging artists is shown off by the world’s most respected art dealers all while mingling with cutting edge fashion.
If you’re into art or you’re into fashion (or perhaps both!) some of the best fashion events at Art Basel will blow you away. “There has been a long history of collaborations and energy between fashion and art,” says Stefano Tonchi, editor-in-chief of the monthly fashion magazine W. If you’re in town for this year’s event, or you’re just totally curious, check out these great fashion events at Art Basel 2012.
Best Fashion Events at 2012 Art Basel Miami
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Tonchi, Editor in Chief of W Magazine, will hold a public conversation with Diane von Furstenberg, Part of Design Miami’s Design Pioneer Program.
Openings, Trunk Shows & PopUp Stores
Prada opens its store, 180 NE 40th St. in the Design District, on Thursday. The store features women’s ready-to-wear, leather goods, accessories and footwear collections.
Harper’s BAZAAR presents ShopBAZAAR, an e-commerce pop-up, Wednesday through Saturday at the Buena Vista Building, 180 NE 39th St.
Designer Ramy Sharp previews her Ramy Brook Resort 2013 Collection at Sebastien James, 130 NE 40th St.. The trunk show runs 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. RSVP to RamyRSVP@BrandLinkCommunications.com.
Check out the Armani Jeans first U.S. flagship store at 741 Lincoln Rd. The interior was designed by Giorgio Armani. The shop offers contemporary clothing, accessories, footwear and small leather goods.
The International Contemporary Jewelry Fair aboard SeaFair, a megayacht docked at the Intercontinental Hotel Deck, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. The fair features exhibitors from eight countries and collections including one-of-a-kind pieces. 1 to 10 p.m. daily. One-day tickets start at $15 (online) and $20 at the door.
The searsStyle event will feature a DIY jeans bar and mini-glam stations.
Chloe will celebrate its 60-year legacy with a one-night painting, photography and sculpture event at the Soho Beach House Penthouse.
Donna Karan and Kelly Klein will hold book signings at the Delano and the Webster.
Are you in town for Art Basel? What are you most excited for?