Absolut Elyx, the world’s first true luxury vodka, and non-profit organization Water For People celebrated their partnership by hosting a charity cocktail event with Sean Kelly Gallery and Paddle8 on the opening night of Art Basel at the exclusive Nautilus South Beach. The event featured the auctioning of a one-of-a-kind painting by acclaimed artist Hugo McCloud. Proceeds from the auction will go towards Water For People, providing clean drinking water for those in need. Guests bid on the painting as they sipped on bespoke cocktails from Absolut Elyx. DJ MeLo-X performed at the cocktail event. Guests included Jonas Tahlin, CEO of Absolut Elyx, Eleanor Allen CEO Water For People, Sean Kelly the Founder of Sean Kelly Gallery, Alexander Gilkes, Co-Founder of Paddle8, Danielle Knudson, designer Julia Clancey, Lauren Kelly, Simone Messmer, Beau Dunn, and more.
Photos by: Natalia Garcia