From South Beach to Little River, fashion is turning it up for Art Basel Miami Beach. The luxury rental platform Armarium will be conveniently situated in a Penthouse by Quintessentially pop-up adjacent to ABMB’s Miami Beach Convention Center epicenter should you need, say, a Rochas sequin fringe dress ($900 rental; $7,195) for a quick costume change. At 1500 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach.
On Thursday, the concept store Tenoversix will open a pop-up lounge at the NADA (New Art Dealers Alliance) fair, in advance of the February opening of its new store in Little River. It will feature artist-aligned projects like cylinder-back wood armchairs by the furniture studio Waka Waka ($1,500). At Ice Palace Studios, 1400 North Miami Avenue, Miami. (At the under-construction shop, you’ll find an exhibition of work by the artist Andrew Kuo. At 7338 Northwest Miami Court, Miami.)
The American Civil Liberties Union and the Standard have enlisted top designers and artists to create an A.C.L.U. Speak Up pop-up at the Standard Spa, Miami Beach, also opening Thursday. It will have merchandise to further awareness of the need to protect young immigrants at risk of deportation. Highlights include a Public School “DACA Dreamers” T-shirt ($85) and a Mickalene Thomas “Dare to Dream” poster ($50). At 40 Island Avenue, Miami Beach.
The Chrome Hearts jewelry label has transformed its design district store into a candy-colored confectioner’s shop stocked with customized sweets and designer collaborations, like M&M’s with dagger, cross and flower motifs ($15) and an Elder Statesman cashmere plush flamingo with sterling silver Chrome Hearts eyes ($990). At 4025 Northeast Second Avenue, Miami.
Hitting the Racks
ABMB exclusives at the Webster include Marco de Vincenzo glitter knit dresses ($880) and Proenza Schouler White Label denim customized by the artist Marc Hundley ($400). At 1220 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach.
At Alchemist, the artist Brendan Fowler will customize its luxe Japanese-washed French terry hoodies ($1,090) and a couple of one-off Balenciaga bags ($2,500). At 1111 Lincoln Road, fifth floor, Miami Beach.
And if you need some R & R after all the fairs, parties and shopping, Intermix will be introducing the new Caroline Constas Mer swim line from the resort specialist Caroline Constas. It includes an arty leaf-print bikini top ($165) and bottom ($125), just in time to hit the beach before you head home on Sunday. At 1005 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach.