Fashion's Artistic Vision

Is that a Warhol you're wearing? Designers dabbling in eye-catching painterly styles could bring out the exhibitionist in you.

Artistic Vision Fashion

PICTURE PERFECT Honor Fraser (left) in her new Culver City gallery wit artist Rosson Crow in front of Crow's "Five Minutes Late and Two Bucks Short at the Cha Cha." Fraser's and Crow's own clothes.
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Artistic Vision Fashion

L.A. IS MY CANVAS Painter Kimberly Brooks (center) at her Venice studio with her painting "Blue." From left: Dress, $78, Simply Vera Vera Wang; shoes, $720, Brian Atwood; belt, $595, Moschino; green bangle, $95, Dinosaur Designs; yellow bangle, $90, A.V. Max. Dress, $400, Cynthia Rowley; shoes, $750, Giuseppe Zanotti Design; ring, $375, Stephen Dweck. Dress, $615, Sportmax; shoes, $600, Calvin Klein Collection; necklace, $615, Marni; ring, $45, Kenneth Cole Reaction. Dress, $1895, Rachel Roy New York; shoes, $495, Tod's; cuff, $145, Noir.
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Artistic Vision Fashion

PORTRAIT OF A FASHIONISTA Art collector and owner of must-stop shop Fred Segal Flair flanked by her Warhol and Banksy originals. Top, $1255 pants, $820, Dries Van Noten; earrings, $145, Chamak at Supplements NY. Right arm: Bangles, $60 to $120 each, Isaac Manevitz for Ben-Amun. Left arm: Quartz ring, $3190, Nina Basharova; gold cluster ring, $950, Doyle & Doyle; bangles, Braden's own.
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Artistic Vision Fashion

PHOTO OP Creative types, all friends, gather at Marvimon, a downtown gallery and event space. In line, from left: Jeremy Jay, musician; Abigail Chapin, band member of The Chapin Sisters (with a just-released album, Lake Bottom LP); Lisa Durow, artist and occupational therapist; Alia Raza, film director (who recently made a movie with Kim Gordon and Liz Goldwyn); Melissa Coker, designer of clothing line Wren; Ezra Woods, DJ; James Ochmanek, artist. On model: Dress, $1520, Iceberg; shoes, $550, Giuseppe Zanotti Design; ring, $85, Pono by Joan Goodman.

On Chapin: Dress, $940, Just Cavalli; shoes, $684, Marni; bangles, $280 each, Cara Croninger. On Durow: Dress, $32.80, Forever 21; shoes, $495, Ports 1961 by Tia Cibani; necklace, $1400, Subversive Jewelry by Justin Giunta; ring, $85, Pono by Joan Goodman. On Raza: Tank, $325, Josh Goot; jeans, $275, Helmut Lang; shoes, $545, Marc Jacobs; necklace, $681, Marni. On Coker: Belted dress, $310, Wren; shoes, $460, Chlo; necklace, $850, Vera Wang. On Jay, Woods, and Ochmanek: Their own clothes.
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Artistic Vision Fashion

TANDEM ACT Dress, $530, Just Cavalli; shoes, $720, Prada; rings, Walsh's own. Left: Nelson's own clothes.
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Artistic Vision Fashion

KAMM-CORDER Designer Jesse Kamm, wearing pieces from her new collection, in front of her fashion video "L.A. Bloom." Top, $245, shorts, $300, Jesse Kamm; earrings and ring, Kamm's own.
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Artistic Vision Fashion

PRETTY GRAPHIC Dress, $650, See by Chlo; necklaces, $200 each, Roxanne Assoulin for Lee Angel.
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Artistic Vision Fashion

BRUSH WITH GENIUS Gallery owner Heather Taylor in downtown L.A. with paintings by her artists Frohawk Two Feathers and Timothy Hull. Dress, $3100, Alessandro Dell'Acqua; shoes, $795, Christian Louboutin.
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