Philipp Blaine and Alec Monopoly celebrate the capsule collection drop and Miami pop-up shop at the Fontainebleau Hotel during Basel Miami
Musicians, actors and fashion icons descended on Miami for a whirlwind week of party glamour, celebrating some of the world’s best artists at Art Basel.
Saturday night was the highlight of Art Basel as the parties at the festival came to a close.
Philipp Plein and LA graffiti artist Alec Monopoly celebrated the drop of their capsule collection and the opening of their PHILIPP PLEIN Miami store at the Fontainebleau Hotel during Art Basel Miami on Friday, December 8.
Men of the Hour: Philipp Plein and LA graffiti artist Alec Monopoly celebrate dropping their capsule collection
Among the attendees were Frances Bean Cobain, Victoria Silvestedt and Smokeypurp who enjoyed cocktails and perused the collaborative fashion pieces including Alec Monopoly artwork that was on display at the event.
Party time: Victoria Silvstedt and Alec Monopoly at the Fontainebleau Hotel’s Miami pop-up shop
Bling Bling: Alec Monopoly’s Richie Rich figurine was on display at the party
The AlecXPlein capsule collection 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 the Fontainebleau Hotel’s first art acquisition, featuring a series of original hand-drawn Helmut Newton portraits. The hand-painted “Elsa Peretti Bunny Shot” is installed as the centerpiece of the hotel’s LIV nightclub throughout Art Basel.
After Party: Alec Monopoly takes center stage in the action
After the event, the after party began with Cardi B performing to a cheering crowd at a hotel in South Beach.
“Alec Monopoly” is the pseudonym of an anonymous graffiti artist, originally from New York City. The artist works primarily in the urban environments of major cities around the world, using a variety of materials (including stencils, spray paint, epoxy, varnish, and newspaper) to subversively depict various popular cultural figures.
ARTIST OF THE MOMENT: Cardi B performed at Philipp Plein and Alec Monopoly’s pop-up afterparty
German designer Philipp Plein founded his namesake luxury fashion label in 2008. The collection consists of clothing and accessories for men, women and children and is based in Switzerland.
Boasting funky, irreverent style with impeccable craftsmanship, PHILIPP PLEIN is available in boutiques and department stores worldwide and has over 120 mono brand stores worldwide including flagship stores in Milan, Paris, New York, London, Los Angeles and Hong Kong and Las Vegas.