This month’s fashion news brings a combo art gallery and fashion popup for men and women with over 20 designers, lovely new shoe collection at Menina Step (and still a deal), and a wonderful, not to be missed, film about the annual ball of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute which has been called the “super bowl of fashion”.
Over twenty emerging and established designers from China and Italy to Los Angeles and Spain will be showcasing their finest in a fashion popup and art gallery, NOBE67 from April 22nd through May 8. The fashion, for men and women, will be on display and for sale alongside the works of artists and unique installations in White Dot Gallery in Wynwood. Whether you’re looking for evening wear or everyday clothing, it will be on hand, in a range of prices. Designers include Charles Phillip Shanghai, Manebi, Moda Zeta, Gelareh Mizrahi, Palme D’Or Swimwear, Dauntless- New York, Jeux de Vie Designs, Artteca, Bow-Teo, Jimmy Lion and Fiji Ties.
The 3500 square foot space will feature installations and sculptures created by Prospect Creative and Colombian artist Nicole Furman- “Chez Nicolette” and artists such as Jimena Montemayor, Van Alpert and Camilo Rios will be on-site showcasing their works of art. As part of its programming, NOBE67 will also offer meet and greets with featured designers, artists and fashion influencers; trunk shows; monogramming by Marieclaire St John and Golden Threadshop; and Vanity Projects nail bar. Baby Jane Pop Up Bar will be serving up cocktails,wine, beer and happy hours. NOBE67 will be located at the White Dot Gallery in Wynwood at 2245 NW 2nd Avenue. For more information visit www.nobe67.com or call (305) 582-7364.
If you haven’t made it to Menina Step for their quality, all leather Spanish ballerina flats at a steal ($64), now is the time. They’re in their newly expanded store at 9814 SW 77th Avenue (T.305-495-1069) and with their new collection. One friend who just went bought four pair! Models include ballerinas with a little heel, the oh-so-in-style floral prints, snakeskin in lovely colors, rounded and pointy toes, slipons, ballerina flats with a wedge, and espadrilles. Note that the website does not show the latest models and prices are higher than at the shop.
Wish you could go to the “super bowl of fashion”, The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala but don’t have the $25K for a ticket or the contacts to make it happen? Now’s your chance to do second best — see a film, behind the scenes at the Gala. If you like fashion, do NOT miss it. A new movie debuting at O Cinema Wynwood, 90 N.W. 29th Street, is screening The First Monday in May through Thursday. With unprecedented access, filmmaker Andrew Rossi captures the collision of high fashion and celebrity at the Met Gala, one of the biggest global fashion events chaired every year by Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour. Featuring a cast of renowned artists in many fields (including filmmaker Wong Kar Wai and fashion designers Karl Lagerfeld, Jean Paul Gaultier and John Galliano) as well as a host of contemporary pop icons like Rihanna, the movie dives into the debate about whether fashion should be viewed as art. Tickets can be ordered online.
View Trailer: http://www.firstmondayinmay.com/trailer