It’s a question that’s haunted artisanal minds since dye first tinted cotton: Where, precisely, does art end and fashion begin? From arabesque-infused jalabiyaah to the artfully composed Kimonos of feudal Japan, a community’s artistic sensibilities and fashion sense have been involved in an ever-evolving cultural circuit, each pushing the other to new heights of internal expression and aesthetic excellence. And, just as the natural tints and dyes of an English countryside naturally inflected the clothing of a community, so too should Art Basel gracing our shores push our sizzling citizenry to a more eclectic and innovative look. In an era (and area) where dress codes have long gone the way of the dodo, having statement pieces or what we call wearable art is perfect for pushing your look to the next level. In short, be bold. For life is short, and one never knows which eccentric accessory will spearhead the next sensational trend.
Bringing new meaning to “must-have,” the pandemic has ushered in a new trend — blinged out face masks, cloth coverings, PPE, shields, neck gaiters, bandanas — whatever you decided to wear, these unexpected fashion accessories can literally save lives.
Brickell City Centre has become a destination in its own regard. Swire Properties has developed a place where the community wants to be, hang out, and enjoy their time with loved ones while shopping at some of the world’s top retailers in a vibrant destination in the heart of Downtown Miami that’s second to none.