Art Basel fashion

  • Ash L'ange, owner of the Herald Gallery in London, is wearing a Ralph Lauren soft pink cordoroy suit that he bought in London, with white espadrilles and a white t-shirt. Art Basel Miami Beach, Thursday, December 2, 2010. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Dr.Deb Windlham, Palm Springs, California, has her own retro look complete with Pucci vintage boots. Windham stands in front of a Sam Durant, electric sign with vinyl text, from Blum & Poe Gallery, Los Angeles, Thursday, December 2, 2010, at Art Basel, on Miami Beach. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Sidney Felsen, Felden Sidney, owner of the Los Angeles-based gallery Gemini, is wearing a Gucci striped suit, with Crockett & Jones shoes and a hat from Lock & Co., of London. His cufflinks were designed by his daughter, jewelry designer Suzanne Sidney. "I don't buy for the label, I just buy what I like," he said. Art Basel Miami Beach, Thursday, December 2, 2010. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Guillermo Nicolas, a contemporary art collector who lives in San Antonio, Texas, is wearing Etro pants and shirt, a jacket custom-made by Brunello Cucinelli, which he bought in New York, an Hermes belt and Ferragamo crocodile loafers. His glasses are Louis Vuitton, which he bought in New Orleans. Art Basel Miami Beach, Thursday, December 2, 2010. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Venezuelan actress Annabelle Troconis, who lives in Caracas, is wearing a modern-art tunic from the Venezuelan brand No Pise la Grama, by designer Daniela Panaro. "She is the new generation of designers," Troconis said. "She is really cool." Troconis's shoes are by Melissa, a Brazilian designer, and her purse is from Prune, an Argentine label. Art Basel Miami Beach, Thursday, December 2, 2010. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Tobey Wain, who has homes in Old Westbury, N.Y., and Boca Raton, is wearing a Jean Paul Gaultier top, which her daughter bought her as a gift; a matching Jean Paul Gaultier skirt that she bought in London, a Custo Barcelona purse that she bought in Boca Raton, and Prada shoes. Art Basel Miami Beach, Thursday, December 2, 2010. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Charles Mirotznick, a businessman and attorney who lives in New York and also has a home in Delray Beach, is enjoying Art Basel, decked out in cheerful yellow. He is wearing Gap pants that he bought in New York, an Exofficio shirt he bought in Portugal, and Geox shoes he bought in New York, with no socks. Art Basel Miami Beach, Thursday, December 2, 2010. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Annette Hofmann, international director of the Lisson Gallery in London, is wearing a Valentino dress and a Pellandini necklace, both of which she bought in Milan. Her shoes are by United Nude, whose creative director and founder is the architect Rem Koolhaas. Hofmann bought the shoes in Amsterdam. Art Basel Miami Beach, Thursday, December 2, 2010. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Dr.Deb Windlham, Palm Springs, California, has her own retro look complete with Pucci vintage boots. Windham stands in front of a Sam Durant, electric sign with vinyl text, from Blum & Poe Gallery, Los Angeles, Thursday, December 2, 2010, at Art Basel, on Miami Beach. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Rong Xie, from Beijing, whose husband, Qian Yang, is an artist showing at Art Miami, is wearing tights from Beijing, an H&M scarf from Beijing, shoes from Taiwan, a Juicy sweatshirt from Hong Kong, and a Chanel purse that she also bought in Hong Kong. Art Basel Miami Beach, Thursday, December 2, 2010. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Yali Romagoza, 25, who lives in Havana, Cuba, is wearing an outfit she designed, on which she printed the text "Normal is Good." Romagoza, who has been here for two weeks through an artist's exchange program, wants to create her own brand. "I'm looking for a sponsor to support my ideas of fashion and art," she said. Art Basel Miami Beach, Thursday, December 2, 2010. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Stacy Engman, an art curator from Soho, N.Y., is wearing "a bit of everything, really." Her jacket is actually a dress that she created by pulling it up and twisting it to make a large collar. She is wearing it with a Chloe dress draped around her, and another Prada dress as a skirt. She made her stockings by cutting them. Her purple boots are Christian Louboutin. Her purse and sunglasses are Chanel. "I always just put everything on." Engman's earring and ring are her personal mark. Art Basel Miami Beach, Thursday, December 2, 2010. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Stacy Engman, of SoHo, "self-styled," wears Channel glasses and earrings designed with her own personal mark, Art Basel Miami Beach, Thursday, December 2, 2010. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF