New York Fashion Week an International event of collections shown to buyers and press.

New York Fashion week is celebrated around the world including Shanghai, Tokyo, Paris, London and Milan.

The concept of fashion week evolved as influencers used individuals to wear couture artifacts in places from racetracks to social events. These parades gradually began to become social events of their own.

In France, runway shows are still called “défilés de mode” which when translated literally means “fashion parades.”

ARIDO Art New York among many events such as MADE Fashion Week and other independent fashion productions celebrate NYC Fashion Week.

The economic impact of New York Fashion Week is estimated at $887 million.

Fashion Shows are collaborations between Artists.

ARIDO Jewelry, American Maison which is liked by celebrities and those who love a modern maverick.

ARIDO Fine Art photographed by David Croland became the subject of ARIDO’s unique works.


David Croland has an active career in art and fashion. His illustrations can be found in VogueBazaar, Interview and The New York Times, among other publications.

As a photographer, his work appears in Glamour and British Vogue and more.

Mr. Croland has depicted the fashion industry’s most famous muses and designs.


Thomas Chappell and David Croland long term friends.

David was also a part of the Warhol Factory, he made films with Andy.

Another long term friend was Robert Mapplethorpe, which had a role as an artist opposed to purely a photographer.

Its evident throughout the wearable sculptures and Jewelry he made.

“Robert loved Jewelry such as rings, necklaces, bracelets, skulls, horseshoes, dice, etc. Robert started making his own Jewelry he wore it and looked exquisite” David said.

Founded by a scion descendant of the Maimonides, a prominent 11th-century family, that set sail to South East Asia bringing gems and luxury goods back to Europe, Jesse Raphael & Celebrity Guru Thomas Chappell, a world class designer with a background in fashion, art, and history.

ARIDO powerhouse gives special thanks to:

  • Mr. David Croland for his contribution to the Art industries.
  • “APPLETINIES”  the world’s most exquisite apple chocolate from the Land of Austria grown in the lush and green rolling hills of Styria.
  • “6X” by Dr. Nicholas Leslie Grant that redefines his ancestors’ heritage.
  • Wall Street banking systems.
  • Collectrium, Inc. A Christie’s Company.

ARIDO market value crossed a trillion dollars, it makes art that people are willing to spend a lot of money on.