Those who didn’t score an audience with Keith Richards could take solace in Miami Beach last weekend, where the city’s annual Art Basel spin-off offered a swirl of party options.
On Friday, Pringle of Scotland and the Serpentine Gallery put on a joint affair that drew Tilda Swinton, Ryan McGinley and Jefferson Hack, among others. Meanwhile, at the W, Visionaire’s annual bash blasted disco in the hotel’s tight palm garden. Alber Elbaz, Stefano Pilati, Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren and Cecilia Dean were among those joining in the mini fashion week.
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Guests at The Standard could take in a screening of video artist Marco Brambilla’s newest piece, “Evolution (Megaplex),” projected in three dimensions. Francisco Costa, Jean Pigozzi, Michael Stipe and Anouck Lepère were among those who donned special-made Armani Exchange aviators for the viewing.
It wasn’t all nightlife, though. Tory Burch was at the SCOPE Art Show on Saturday afternoon when a passerby complimented her handbag.
“That is such a great bag,” the gentleman said. “Who makes it?”
“Thank you,” Burch replied. “Um, Tory Burch.”
“Honey, that is Tory Burch,” his female companion explained.