Fashion Freakouts at Basel Castle 2012
Another Art Basel Miami Beach week has come and gone.
But while we definitely got our art on and loved every awesome musical act, we couldn't stop staring at what all those fancy motherfuckers were wearing!
What can we say, we here at Crossfade are somewhat shallow. So we headed out to one of the weekend's hippest functions, armed with a camera in search of some awesome get-ups.
Oh, Basel Castle, you're a stylish bitch.
Of course, no party is complete without a dude in a totally too-hot party-animal costume! How do you know you're having fun unless a goofy gorilla is showing you that it's a good time? The man in costume is always in charge of the dance floor.
Free PBR swag was definitely trending at this year's Basel Castle. That might be because they were throwing headbands, hats, cozies and other merch every-fucking-where. Or it might be because PBR is awesome. Probably a combo.
Miami is tropical as fuck, and we should rep our glorious lack of seasons whenever possible. This guy knows what he's doing. He's rockin' this tropical print like the coolest dad ever with his magenta pants and cool kicks. And he's definitely good at making the "model" face.
Similar to the magic of the man in the gorilla suit, a chicken suit brings any event to the next-level. Regularly dressed bros just can't help themselves from joining in on chicken suit shenanigans. This chicken ties his look together with some spunky rainbow socks. Nicely done, chicken bro.
Listen up guys. Don't be afraid to take a chance with a funky haircut. If it turns out terrible ... Meh, you can grow it out and cut it again. But if it turns out like this guy's, you're gonna get mad bitches. It's just that simple. Girls love a guy with a radical haircut, because they can't help but find danger sexy, and you clearly live on the edge.
This guy knows his colors, and he's rocking them to the max. He's actually a designer out of L.A., and he made these clothes himself. And his facial hair is pretty great too. Extra points for the bow tie. All in all, this guy might be the winner of the Basel Castle Fashionista Bowl. Tell him what he's won, Bob.
It's hot in Miami, but that doesn't mean you can't break out that winter fur. Just make sure you don't wear a shirt underneath, and definitely rock a giant gold chain. Looking so cool keeps the heat stroke away.
All three of these ladies know how to turn a casual look into a classy arty-party gem. And they match their beverages! Ladies, accessorizing your look is key. Take notes.
Speaking of casual meets awesome, this guy might be the coolest bro ever to not give a fuck and look good doing it. Is he in the desert? No, but he might be dressed for it, and now you wish you were there with him. What is he trying to save? We're not sure, but his headgear is making our life.
Wearing black in monochrome is always appropriate when going to a hipster arty-party. Black is never out of style and it always makes a bold statement. But accessorize your gothed-out ensemble with a big crazy statement piece, like this guy's studded heart pendant. It says, "I'm hard as fuck. But I really just want a lover. And more free Bacardi."
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