We all know Art Basel is, well… about art. But when the melting pot of art and fashion comes together into one giant fair-hopping party scene, the outfits are just as much the stars as the gallery paintings. For some style in your art-filled days, make sure to check out some of these FREE fashion + art related events throughout the city….
Influenced by such rock acts like Aerosmith, Gram Parsons and Guns and Roses, Florida born model and artist Ashley Wynn shares a love of music that reflects in her edgy looks and style.
Currently signed with Click Models Atlanta, The Green Agency, Benz Models Tampa, and represented by Parts Models NYC, this dopedoll has a passion for writing, traveling and creating rock inspired collages.
In her recent Miami stop, I had the opportunity to shoot with Ashley for Dopedoll Vintage and got to know her a little more…
Our most fashion forward friend, Annie Vasquez aka The Fashion Poet is nominated by our side for the Miami New Time’s Miami Web Awards under “Best Fashion Blog” category. We urge you to vote for us!
This summer our dear Annie premiered Blogging Behind the Seams, a documentary that shines a light on local brands, designers and features the soundtracks of several homegrown indie bands. Here’s a look at what else Miami’s fashion queen was up to this summer…
In case you missed it:BES Films and local artist, Gabriel Gimenez aka GG, recently released a documentary on the blossoming Wynwood artist. BES co-founder and lead cinematographer, Raymond Linares,created a truly local experience that not only promotes GG’s artwork but also exemplifies what makes Wynwood great.
That’s not all! In September, GG also exhibited a few artworks at Wyn317 and created a new mural for DWNTWN Art Days. Last week, GG revealed a pretty sweet collection of T-shirts inspired by the three master artists he admires most – Frida, Basquiat, and Warhol.
Nothing makes you feel more like a doll as sexy lingerie does. The allure of no one knowing about the seductive undergarment that hides secretly underneath your every day wear is certainly an empowering one. Erica’s La Mela Rosa wants to bring that sexy appeal into every girl’s boudoir.
“We are all different, and some of us are romantic and sweet, and some of us have a splash of naughty in us- I love to create it all.”
I sat down with the New York native and long time Miami resident to chat about her inspirations, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the design process for her debut line of Gatsby garters and handmade creations. Step into Le Mela Rosa’s vintage Hollywood-inspired world of romantic lace and elegantly feminine works…
T-shirts are the most underrated medium for art, providing a platform for the display of creativity through both language and form. These aptly named cotton, shoulder-chest huggers are the most democratic pieces of fashion.
Quintessentially American, T-shirts embody a spirit of individuality through self-expression. They share a special, symbiotic relationship to another homegrown American art-form, rock-and-roll. T-shirts are memorabilia, capturing memories of a time and place through music.