Elle Decor x Faena x Luxury Living Group
Dec 5, 2018 | Miami
Elle Decor x Faena x Luxury Living Group

Elle Decor, Faena, and Luxury Living Group kicked off Art Basel Miami with an exclusive party at the private residence of hotelier Alan Faena, whose home was shot by renowned photographer Douglas Friedman and is featured on the December cover. Among the al fresca Fendi Casa lounges, over 160 guests enjoyed music by DJ Richie Hell, Faena’s signature Argentine asado, and spirits courtesy of Armand de Brignac and D'Ussé. The man of the hour sat on a throne in his living room, which was packed with friends, a giant golden Buddha sculpture, glowing candles and an extensive crystal collection. Walls painted Faena Red enveloped the entire space, adding to the sensual mood.

Among the stylish crowd were Elle Decor editor in chief Whitney RobinsonRaffaella Vignatelli, Mia Moretti, Carolina Klienman, Shawn Henderson, Sasha Bikoff, Robert Stilin, Hassan Pierre, Douglas Friedman, Ellie Cullman, Fawn Galli, Fernando Wong, Hernan Arriaga, James Huniford, Jean-Louis Deniot, Peti Lau, Cliff Fong, and Lisa and Lenny Hochstein

“The genesis of this whole thing started because Alan has parties at his house every Art Basel, but they’re really intimate parties and just for friends,”  Robinson told WWD, about attending one such party last year. “I walked in and was like, ‘OK, we have our cover for next December.” He continued, “[Faena is] this visionary tastemaker who has totally reinvigorated and reshaped Miami architecture and design in six years.”

Images by Andriana Mereuta.

EVENT GALLERY
Whitney Robinson, Alan Faena, Bill Pittel and Raffaella Vignatelli
Whitney Robinson, Alan Faena, Bill Pittel and Raffaella Vignatelli
Whitney Robinson, Alan Faena, Bill Pittel and Raffaella Vignatelli
Spirits courtesy of D’Ussé and Armand de Brignac
Spirits courtesy of D’Ussé and Armand de Brignac
Spirits courtesy of D’Ussé and Armand de Brignac
Marissa Cornejo Broennle, Daniele Vignatelli and Anamaria Garcia
Marissa Cornejo Broennle, Daniele Vignatelli and Anamaria Garcia
Marissa Cornejo Broennle, Daniele Vignatelli and Anamaria Garcia
Spirits courtesy of D’Ussé
Spirits courtesy of D’Ussé
Spirits courtesy of D’Ussé
Meg Connolly and Whitney Robinson
Meg Connolly and Whitney Robinson
Meg Connolly and Whitney Robinson
Doug Friedman (right) photographed the house for the December issue of Elle Decor.
Doug Friedman (right) photographed the house for the December issue of Elle Decor.
Doug Friedman (right) photographed the house for the December issue of Elle Decor.
Guests mingled al fresco.
Guests mingled al fresco.
Guests mingled al fresco.
Lenny Hochstein, Lisa Hochstein and Hernan Arriaga
Lenny Hochstein, Lisa Hochstein and Hernan Arriaga
Lenny Hochstein, Lisa Hochstein and Hernan Arriaga
Carl Kiesel, Vanessa Lawrence and Ingrid Abramovitch
Carl Kiesel, Vanessa Lawrence and Ingrid Abramovitch
Carl Kiesel, Vanessa Lawrence and Ingrid Abramovitch
Cliff Fong and Jean-Louis Deniot
Cliff Fong and Jean-Louis Deniot
Cliff Fong and Jean-Louis Deniot
The Faenas' home, which was photographed for Elle Decor's most recent issue
The Faenas' home, which was photographed for Elle Decor's most recent issue
The Faenas' home, which was photographed for Elle Decor's most recent issue
Fendi Casa lounges
Fendi Casa lounges
Fendi Casa lounges
Sebastien Besson, Eric Kim, Mim Gardiner, Jay Rutland, David Yarrow and Donae Burston
Sebastien Besson, Eric Kim, Mim Gardiner, Jay Rutland, David Yarrow and Donae Burston
Sebastien Besson, Eric Kim, Mim Gardiner, Jay Rutland, David Yarrow and Donae Burston
Fendi Casa lounges
Fendi Casa lounges
Fendi Casa lounges
Giselle Loor Sugerman and Brett Sugerman arrive.
Giselle Loor Sugerman and Brett Sugerman arrive.
Giselle Loor Sugerman and Brett Sugerman arrive.
Todd Tyler, Rafa Olarra, Robert Stilin and Fish Phillips
Todd Tyler, Rafa Olarra, Robert Stilin and Fish Phillips
Todd Tyler, Rafa Olarra, Robert Stilin and Fish Phillips
Mia Moretti and Carolina Klienman
Mia Moretti and Carolina Klienman
Mia Moretti and Carolina Klienman
Donae Burston, Sarah Payton, Jeff Regan and Derek Lam
Donae Burston, Sarah Payton, Jeff Regan and Derek Lam
Donae Burston, Sarah Payton, Jeff Regan and Derek Lam
Slater Gillin, Linda Uribe and Meg Connolly
Slater Gillin, Linda Uribe and Meg Connolly
Slater Gillin, Linda Uribe and Meg Connolly
Lauren Corbin and Daniele Busca
Lauren Corbin and Daniele Busca
Lauren Corbin and Daniele Busca
Shawn Henderson, Bianca Chen and Cliff Fong
Shawn Henderson, Bianca Chen and Cliff Fong
Shawn Henderson, Bianca Chen and Cliff Fong
Tim Johnson and Fernando Wong
Tim Johnson and Fernando Wong
Tim Johnson and Fernando Wong
Daniele Vignatelli, Raffaella Vignatelli, Matthieu Goffard, Olga Vignatelli, Ricardo Britto and Alex Klein
Daniele Vignatelli, Raffaella Vignatelli, Matthieu Goffard, Olga Vignatelli, Ricardo Britto and Alex Klein
Daniele Vignatelli, Raffaella Vignatelli, Matthieu Goffard, Olga Vignatelli, Ricardo Britto and Alex Klein
Fendi Casa lounges
Fendi Casa lounges
Fendi Casa lounges
Fendi Casa lounges
Fendi Casa lounges
Fendi Casa lounges
Alice Farquhar and Jonny Marler
Alice Farquhar and Jonny Marler
Alice Farquhar and Jonny Marler
Alan Faena and Sebastien Besson
Alan Faena and Sebastien Besson
Alan Faena and Sebastien Besson
Aouri Makhlouf, Kim Kessler and Peti Lau
Aouri Makhlouf, Kim Kessler and Peti Lau
Aouri Makhlouf, Kim Kessler and Peti Lau
Guests enjoying Armand de Brignac champagne
Guests enjoying Armand de Brignac champagne
Guests enjoying Armand de Brignac champagne
DJ Richie Hell
DJ Richie Hell
DJ Richie Hell
Liz Gregory and Erinn Valencich
Liz Gregory and Erinn Valencich
Liz Gregory and Erinn Valencich
Teresa Laughlin, Anamaria Garcia Bill Pittel, Marissa Cornejo Broennle and Ricardo Britto
Teresa Laughlin, Anamaria Garcia Bill Pittel, Marissa Cornejo Broennle and Ricardo Britto
Teresa Laughlin, Anamaria Garcia Bill Pittel, Marissa Cornejo Broennle and Ricardo Britto
Ellie Cullman, Yvonne Previdi and Alyssa Urban
Ellie Cullman, Yvonne Previdi and Alyssa Urban
Ellie Cullman, Yvonne Previdi and Alyssa Urban
Sasha Bikoff (center) and Hassan Pierre (right)
Sasha Bikoff (center) and Hassan Pierre (right)
Sasha Bikoff (center) and Hassan Pierre (right)
Lauren Corbin, Bill Pittel and Daniele Busca
Lauren Corbin, Bill Pittel and Daniele Busca
Lauren Corbin, Bill Pittel and Daniele Busca