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.
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Whether you’re a novice art aficionado, a seasoned collector or something in between, we’ve gathered some emerging Miami artists that you should consider adding to your collection. Some you may have heard of, some you will discover here first, but all have one thing in common: They’re on the verge of greatness and thrilled to share their passion with the world.