By the time Art Basel Miami Beach officially begins on Thursday, many of the commercial aspects of the fair will have already played out. Hermès will have thrown a cocktail party at its Design District store, and the fashion darlings behind DKNY — Dao- Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne — will have hosted a dinner at The Edition hotel. Many of the serious collectors will have flown in and out of the city, leaving behind artworks that have been paid for in full, to be shipped to their mansions after allowing the crowds to ogle the works throughout the weekend. Some 780 private jets are purportedly scheduled to charter various routes to Miami, up from 740 last year. Blade, the mobile app for chartering helicopters, seaplanes and jets, is expanding its route outside the Northeast to Miami and Palm Beach just in time for the festivities.
It’s no wonder most question whether the art actually matters at all.
The iconic Tiffany & Co. Fifth Avenue flagship will have a whole new look come 2021, reports @mistywhitesidell . The 10-story store is being expanded and renovated under the vision of chief artistic officer, Reed Krakoff. #wwdnews
“I feel like the [Emmy] nomination is this absurdly generous bonus to something that I’ve already been excited by for quite some time now,” Darren Criss tells @ktauer about his nomination for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, “My general attitude toward life is I hope for everything but expect nothing. But when you’re playing for the Warriors, there’s a good chance you’ll make it to the championships. And I’m not saying I’m Steph Curry, but when you’re on [showrunner] Ryan Murphy’s team, it seems more palpable than ever,” he continues. (Criss previously starred on “Glee,” another Murphy creation, although they didn’t directly work together.) “I feel like I’ve already won the lottery.” Read more in WWD.com (📸: @lexieblacklock ) #wwdeye #darrencriss #americancrimestory #emmys2018