Ivanka Ska at the Tampa Museum of Art

The House of Ska marries art and fashion, with photos by Todd Bates.

The Tampa Museum of Art, with its stunning glass and metal canopy designed by Stanley Saitowitz, provides a backdrop both austere and chic, perfect for parties like Art After Dark and for designer Ivanka Ska's Eden Ska Collection.

In Ska's playful twist on a formal soiree (top photo), model Sabrina Culver takes aim in a pencil skirt and yellow polka-dotted top, with jacket and accessories by Penelope T and jewelry from Baubles by Linda Bever. At right, Angee Killian Huntley shows off a high-fashion romper, with earrings by Penelope T and accessories from Baubles by Linda Bever.

In the second photo, Gina Mia Gugliotta wears a flowing Ska creation with belt by Penelope T and necklace, clutch and bracelets from Baubles by Linda Bever.

Wardrobe stylist and props: Lori DeGroot. Hair and makeup: La Posh Salon. ivankaska.com, tampamuseum.com

Ivanka Ska: House of Ska

Inspiration: "An amazing opportunity to work with actress Leven Rambin — soon to be seen on the big screen playing Glimmer in Hunger Games — who back then was a star on All My Children and styling her was extra fun since she loves vintage and already had a well-established style of her own."

Favorite cartoon style: Jessica Rabbit.

Would never be caught dead wearing: Plastic shoes.

Worst thing she's worn in public: "No way, I am not telling — ha ha — well, okay, this could have to do with back in a day when low-rise jeans were way too low."

If she had a time machine: "Currently my sweet obsession is with Dutch and Flemish art: Rembrandt, etc., as well as 17th century French baroque."

Welcome praise: "Being named the official designer to the royal family of Prince Mario Max Schaumburg-Lippe of Austria was a pretty nice compliment."

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