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Chrome Hearts has officially opened its doors for Art Basel. It's 5,000 square feet of art and fashion worthiness, as we warned you, complete with an indoor/outdoor terrace and David's Cafe inside. The store was curated by Laurie Lynn Stark, co-founder of the brand and designer of Chrome Hearts' accessories and fashion, who was also recently invited to join the board of the Institute of Contemporary Art Miami.
What will you find inside this cool new store? A yarn cave by the Haas Brothers, wigs created by Oribe, who owns his own namesake location here in South Beach, and comic art by illustrator Matt DiGiacomo. Oh and botany enthusiasts, get this: there are 1,100 native South Florida plants strung within Chrome Hearts' 15 foot high nature wall.
But let's talk about the merchandise. According to WWD, you'll find Comme des Garçons shirts, stackable rings designed by Kate Hudson, cashmere, silver star-eyed teddy bears by the Elder Statesman and much more merchandise as curated from the entire family behind the brand. Chrome Hearts is as much about the art as it is about the merchandise, so sit back with a cafesito and enjoy the scenery.
· Chrome Hearts Gets Creative with New Miami Store [Official Site]
· Chrome Hearts to Open in Design District with David's Cafe Inside [Racked Miami]