There are functions, and then there are functions. And Gucci’s clandestine cocktail social gathering in the course of Miami Art Week was anything it really should have been: A pleased, style-forward neighborhood of Gucci supporters, mingling and taking photos and dancing to heady disco remixes spun by DJ Kitty Ca$h – the exact DJ/producer responsible for the genius soundtrack of the brand’s “Gucci Appreciate Parade” style display in LA last thirty day period.
The Thursday evening fete was in honor of artist Mickalene Thomas, whose new monograph by Phaidon was just produced. Indeed, it was Gucci overload, but, to estimate the flamboyant late astrologer Walter Mercado – whose glance was my inspo for the night time – it was all “mucho, mucho amor.”
Above at Faena, Jean-Paul Gaultier hosted a dance get together at Faena Theater a number of evenings before, on Tuesday, where drag superstar Violet Chachki (appears like tchotchke… an object that Merriam Webster defines as “decorative instead than strictly functional”) opened the festivities with an outstanding cabaret strip tease, at periods suspended up in the air on a swing, a skillset we’d die to have. Later on, the trend gang flooded into The Residing Room at Faena to see Omar (i.e. Omar Hernandez, who definitely only desires one particular title, not contrary to Cher or Madonna). As constantly, it was a lot of enjoyable, with Omar whisking us past the crimson velvet rope in his signature tux and leading hat.
Which qualified prospects us to Basel’s Greatest Dressed, a short list most likely, but a superior just one, which include Guerdy Abraira, one particular of RHOM’s new cast associates, who was a mix of demure and fire in a lilac Tibi blouse and skirt by Marie Saint Pierre (props to her stylist @wainachauncy!) Jenni Coba, in an orange Pucci caftan and fluffy sherbet-hued tulle mules (Pucci, once again) that virtually everyone she saw was drooling about Gingi Beltran rocking the most effective black patent leather-based beat boots by Stuart Weitzman that she requested from Neiman’s particularly for Basel (these types of a intelligent concept) and stylephile pair Aneta Glam (like the name) and Emory Stewart, both equally about 6-ft-tall, in head-to-toe, head-turning black – Herve Leger and Rick Owens, additionally some Dolce and Balenciaga for excellent measure — hunting like fancy jet set types that could have appeared on an episode of “The Addams Family”… Morticia’s kin stop by from Zurich… and I mean that as an complete compliment Morticia was, and nevertheless is, one particular of my all-time-preferred job styles.