Dion Lee Celebrates Store in Miami During Art Basel
On Saturday December 9, New York-based Australian designer Dion Lee celebrated the brand’s first US flagship in the Miami Design District at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami during Art Basel, presented in partnership with Emcee and Cash App, with a special performance by Kelela and DJ sets by Crystallmess, Mister Vacation, and Fashion. Guests sipped on specialty cocktails by Cash App and Tepozan Tequila throughout the night. Emcee and Dion Lee will showcase their first collaboration capsule collection at the Miami store location, also sold on Emcee. The Dion Lee flagship will include Cash App POS integration and upon opening, a specialty gift with purchase using a Cash App Card or Apple Pay.
“We are thrilled to be opening our very first US Flagship in the Miami Design District and looking forward to continuing our footprint in the US retail market. This space will be a portal into the Dion Lee brand and we are excited for our US customers and global Miami audience to experience that.” – Dion Lee, Creative Director
Notable guests include: Dion Lee, Kelela (in Dion Lee), Shenseea (in Dion Lee), Rich the Kid (in Dion Lee), Gabbriette (in Dion Lee), Selah Marley (in Dion Lee), Taylour Paige, Meredith Duxbury, Memphy (in Dion Lee), Yaeji, Blu DeTiger, Sophia Roe, Yvesmark Chery, Kim Shui, Melodie Monrose, Cris Urena, Arlenis Sosa, siickbrain (in Dion Lee), Fashion (in Dion Lee), Deon Hinton (in Dion Lee), CT Hedden (in Dion Lee)
Known for his intricate constructed garments, Dion Lee draws inspiration from art, architecture, and construction in his fashion that’s sculptural, technical, and functional. Located amongst the most creative and innovative neighborhoods of art, fashion, and architecture the store presents an understated luxury experience with grit, a reflection of the growth and maturity of the Dion Lee brand.
The Dion Lee Miami flagship is located at 115 NE 41st Street and will be open to the public later this month. Dion Lee has six flagship stores in Australia and the Miami flagship opening marks the first international expansion for the brand. In line with the brand’s retail rollout plans, Dion Lee will open a second storefront in Melbourne in late 2023 and a flagship in SoHo in early 2024.
Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami 61 NE 41st Street Miami, FL 33137
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