“A Night In Havana” art and fashion exhibition event, hosted by Celebrity TV Host Mariana Rodriguez, featured a unique collaboration between renowned artist Humberto Benitez and fashion powerhouse Ella Bella RoZio. Guests were transported back in time to Cuba in the 1950s to experience the sounds, cocktails by DIAGEO, gourmet Cuban food and cigar rolling by Azucar Cuban Cuisine & Cigars, silent auction, dancing and entertainment.
The exhibition consisted of seven of Benitez’s most famous paintings known for its vibrant colors, movement and texture, paired with Ella Bella RoZio’s Couture collection of unique and um-comprable artistic designs. Their use of intricately tailored silks and imported embellishments, intertwine the story told between fashion and art. The highlight of the evening was be a special unveiling of the collaboration between both artists, in an exclusive painting of Benitez called ‘Hilda,’ dedicated to Benitez’s beloved aunt in Havana, who was a couture seamstress. The special painting was sold during the exhibition as a limited edition poster.