Coming straight off the heels of November’s sobering election results, no one knew what to expect of this year’s Miami Art Basel— would the vibe be just as unsettled, anxious? The answer, we now know, is a resounding no. True to form, the international art world poured into the always exuberant city with as much enthusiasm and spirit as ever, filling the galleries, studios, streets and beaches with their usual joie de vivre.
If you’re in the mood to sunbathe without the buzz of South Beach in the background, we suggest escaping the city to Virginia Key, an 82-acre barrier island located on Key Biscayne off the Rickenbacker Causeway.
While I was visiting Tunisia this summer, I made a point to stop by Musk and Amber, the design gallery owned by Lamia Bousnina Ben Ayed that boasts a curated mix of furniture, fashion, books and art.
September fashion week is a funny thing: it’s hovering in the mid-90s, with the official start to autumn a mere week away and we’re dashing around New York City looking at clothes for next spring before a single leaf has turned orange...
The lithe, elongated ballerina body is one of the most coveted figures on the planet— and for good reason. Ballerinas are strong, sexy and lean with toned muscles and no bulk.
When HG Contemporary’s inaugural show is a solo exhibit of acclaimed street artist RETNA’s work, you know it’s a gallery with a distinct point of view. That guiding direction comes mainly from the Chelsea gallery’s director, Philippe Hoerle-Guggenheim, who has been visiting museums since he was four years old, getting carted around the Louvre with his art-obsessed mother and internalizing her penchant for the arts.
James Murray’s personal style is all sharp lines, clean angles and lots of black and white. He’s got a perfectly coiffed hair and we’re pretty sure his eyebrows are the definition of “on fleek”. There’s an inherent air of cool that surrounds the President and Chief Publicity Officer of Supreme Publicity so it comes as no surprise that his boutique firm is currently representing some of the best emerging talent in the fashion industry today.
This year, NYFW has been a study in contrasts. From dark, gothic vibes to playful, feminine prints, each design house kept us surprised and charmed with their fresh perspectives and thoughtful presentations. Even though spring is on the way, we’re now lusting after lots of fur, sexy abstract prints and all black everything.