Musicians, actors and fashion icons descended on Miami for a whirlwind week of glamorous parties to celebrate some of the world’s best artists during Art Basel.
Saturday night was by far the highlight of Art Basel as the parties at the festival came to a close.
Philipp Plein and Los Angeles graffiti artist Alec Monopoly celebrated the drop of their capsule collection and the opening of the PHILIPP PLEIN Miami pop-up store at Fontainebleau Hotel during Art Basel Miami on Friday, December 8th.
Men of the hour: Philipp Plein and Los Angeles graffiti artist Alec Monopoly celebrated the drop of their capsule collection
In attendance were Frances Bean Cobain, Victoria Silvstedt and smokepurpp who enjoyed cocktails and checked out the collaboration fashion pieces including the art work of Alec Monopoly that was on display at the event.
Party Time: Victoria Silvstedt and Alec Monopoly at the Miami pop-up store at Fontainebleau Hotel
Bling Bling: Alec Monopoly’s Richie Rich sculpture featured at the party
The AlecXPlein capsule collection was debuted at the PHILIPP PLEIN Resort 2018 fashion show in Cannes in May 2017 and is now available in stores worldwide.
Alec Monopoly also hosted Fontainebleau Hotel’s first-ever artist takeover, featuring a series of original, hand-painted Helmut Newton photographs. A hand-painted “Elsa Peretti Bunny Shot” photograph is installed as the centerpiece of the hotel’s nightclub LIV throughout Art Basel.
After Party: Alec Monopoly was center stage at the event
After the event the after party kicked off with Cardi B performing to the cheering crowd at a hotel in South Beach.
“Alec Monopoly” is the alias of an unidentified graffiti artist, originally from New York City. The artist primarily works in the urban environments of major cities around the world, using varied materials (including stencils, spray paint, epoxies, varnishes and newspapers) to subversively depict various iconic pop culture characters.
Artist of the moment: Cardi B performed at the after party of the Philipp Plein and Alec Monopoly pop-up store
German designer Philipp Plein founded his namesake luxury fashion brand in 2008. Based in Switzerland, the collection comprises men’s, women’s, children’s clothing and accessories.
Distinguished by unconventional and non-conformist style combined with impeccable craftsmanship, PHILIPP PLEIN is available in prestigious boutiques and department stores across the globe and boasts over 120 mono brand stores worldwide including flagships in Milan, Paris, New York, London, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Las Vegas.