Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: A Week of Fashion

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season of Art Basel raged through the streets of Miami and South Beach and the

fashions, once again, were on another level.

The silhouettes were classic for

both men and women, but splashes of color seemed to pop everywhere we

looked. Black continued being the superior shade on the canvas of the artsy crowd,

but the added color of red as an accent over black seemed to be uniform. New

Yorkers were layered in fabrics of black leather, cotton and sheer, while

Parisians wore bright colors of blues, pinks and yellows. The color blocking

trend trickles over to fall, but the bold colors of spring are mixed up with

pales and grays.

Overall, it seemed like the fashion gods assisted with the weather

for Basel week, giving the crowd a chance to see a fantastic week of fashion in


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