No plans this week? We can fix that. As we do every week, we’ve compiled a list of all types of things happening around the world for you to get out of your house and enjoy. This time around, there’s some pretty funky sh*t happening all over, from the new Palm Angels store in Mykonos to the opening of Arcade’s food hall in Battersea, London.
Palm Angels flies off to Mykonos
It’s not just your favourite influencer jetting off the Mykonos this summer. Palm Angels will be joining them as the fashion brand has just opened a store on the Mediterranean island. The space celebrates the Greek aesthetic, with its blue front-facing walls and the interior and exterior white plaster. To mark the opening of the store, Palm Angels will also be releasing a limited edition capsule collection, only available in Mykonos.
21_21 DESIGN SIGHT explores the meaning of material in Tokyo
When it comes to object design, most of us will be first intrigued by the shape, but for the exhibition director Satoshi Yoshiizumi, it’s the material that peaks his interest. In Tokyo, 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT will be hosting an exhibition titled “Material, or” in its midtown gallery, which is now open to the public, exploring the purpose of the chosen medium.
Grab a burger or bao bun at Battersea’s new Arcade food hall
We all know how difficult it is to pick a place to eat when going out with friends when one is vegan, the other doesn’t eat gluten and another is just super picky. Arcade Battersea has the problem fixer with its newly opened Food Hall. From Middle Eastern to Thai the Food Hall serves 13 different cuisines to satisfy everyone’s tastes.
Visit Louis Vuitton’s new café in Saint-Tropez
What’s the one thing you need after a night of partying, hungover on the beach in Saint-Tropez? A good old cup of coffee. But not any regular coffee, a Louis Vuitton coffee. Located at the White 1921 hotel, the new Louis Vuitton café will serve you coffee, drinks, ice cream and Mediterranean-inspired food by the Michelin-star chef Arnaud Donckele and the pastry chef Maxime Frédéric.
In Paris we explore the history between fashion & sport
In anticipation of the 2024 Olympics taking place in the French capital, Paris’ Palais Galliera is opening an exhibition that dives into the historical relationship between fashion and sports. Now open until September 2025, over 200 pieces are on display, dating back to the 18th century and borrowed from the National Sport Museum in Nice, the Chanel Heritage collection, the Emile Hermès collection, Yohji Yamamoto and more.
Six Foot Platform returns to NYC
Found in Brooklyn, with the famed DUMBO bridge as a backdrop, the annual outdoor art residency Six Foot Platform makes its return this summer. In partnership with the Brooklyn Arts Council and the Dumbo Improvement District, Six Foot Platform is hosting six artists chosen by a panel of judges to showcase their work on a 6-by-6 platform outdoors, free of charge to any visitor.
London gets glam with Avedon’s photographs
Opening 100 years after the famed photographer Richard Avedon’s birth, London’s Hamiltons Gallery is hosting an exhibition dedicated to his work. It showcases both iconic and rare photographs all centering around the theme of glamour. Photographs include the likes of Andy Warhol and his close circle and 60s Louisiana Cotillion debutantes.
Rome opens its 2023 art fair
After a public call-out for artists earlier this year, ITSLIQUID Group is opening the 8th edition of the Rome International Art Fair. From sculptures, photography and design to video art, installations and live performances, the art fair has curated a wide range of artworks from all over the world for visitors to immerse themselves in.
Music, dancing and comedy at Barcelona’s CaixaForum
From now until August 9, CaixaForum is hosting its annual Summer Nights in Barcelona filled with all sorts of entertainment. This year, the calendar has been divided into 5 themes: night of circus, complicity, rhythm, humour and movement, meaning there will be dancing, music, stand up and more. Most of the events are free, as well as visiting CaixaForum’s ongoing exhibitions.
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