Hands up if you’re tired, cold, or ill? It’s that time of year again and all of us are at least feeling one, but things don’t have to be as miserable as sipping soup under a blanket in bed. Getting out into the world this week might just be the cure to the transitional weather blues we’re all looking for. Whether you hit up WOOYOUNGMI’s new store in Paris or the SNEAKERNESS convention in London, it’s definitely best to get out the house this weekend. Here’s the best events happening around the world this week you won’t want to miss.
Whoosh Weng is having a warehouse party
Despite the fact that Whoosh Weng started out hosting illegal raves, they’re now known for some of the wildest parties in London, and you’re in luck: they’re hosting one this Friday, and you’re invited. Hit up Village Underground in London for a party that’s self-proclaimed to have “lit vibes,” with a dress code to “make the boys faint” and a music policy of “bangers only.” This is definitely the way to beat your cold weather blues. Tickets are still available to buy here.
WOOYOUNGMI just opened a flagship store in Paris
South Korean menswear brand, WOOYOUNGMI, has just opened a new flagship store in the heart of the Saint-Honoré district of Paris. Founded by Youngmi Woo in 2002, the brand is known for its inspiration from art and architecture, which is evidently seen in the design of the physical store’s interior: sleek, modern, and minimalist, similar to WOOYOUNGMI’s collections. Hit up the store in Paris from today.
Beefeater Gin is inviting London for a drink
In celebration of The Spirit of London the Beefeater Gin has teamed up with four bars around London which will offer complimentary Beefeater G&T in the areas that inspire artist Rachel Joy’s lettering for two weeks. The offer is starting on October 8th, and is being hosted at the following pubs: The Bat, Islington; Callooh Callay, Shoreditch; Callooh Callay, Chelsea; and The Pilgrim, Kennington.
We J’adore the Dior exhibition in Paris
Dior just opened a new exhibition in honour of its J’adore fragrance at the renowned French art school, Beaux-Arts de Paris. The exhibition showcases the creation, background, and history of Dior’s iconic perfume, and highlights Creative Director Francis Kurkdjian’s new signature scent for the House, named L’Or de J’adore. Called the Dior J’adore Exhibition, it will stay open until the 8th October.
Swarovski hits up Shanghai for a sparkling exhibition
For Swarovski’s first major brand exhibition, it’s hitting up the Museum of Contemporary Art in Shanghai. Titled “Swarovski – Masters of Light”, the exhibition showcases crystal-embellished couture pieces worn by the likes of Harry Styles and Rihanna, totalling 60 outfits spanning 128 years and from a variety of prestigious fashion Houses. Open in Shanghai from till October 9th, the exhibition has additional locations around the world yet to be announced, so keep an eye out!
SNEAKERNESS makes a stop on its world tour
This week the SNEAKERNESS convention, which has been touring Europe, is hitting up London (September 30 – October 1), and will then move onto Milan on October 14 in case you miss it. It’s a world-renowned convention uniting all sneaker lovers to explore sneaker icons and new brands in person, and on an international basis. The London convention’s being hosted at The Truman Bakery on Brick Lane, with tickets available on SNEAKERNESS’ website.
Edward Cuming window shops in Paris
For this Paris Fashion Week, menswear designer Edward Cuming has partnered with The Broken Arm for an art installation by Sara Ramo across the stores left and right windows. Featuring a woven tapestry coat from Edward Cuming’s new AW23 collection, available in store and at www.the-broken-arm.com, the installation is set to stay up for the duration of Paris Fashion Week, so don’t miss it if you’re there.
Size 13 is partying in Buenos Aires
After a string of sold out parties across the UK and Argentina alike, Size 13 music is back in Buenos Aires – and this time, in an arcade. Expect to see some of BA’s buzziest emerging DJs Ana, Lorenzo and Martin shell it in South America early next month. Head to their Instagram to get tickets for the next event in early October.
Oktoberfest kicks off in London
Autumn is here, and you know what that means: Oktoberfest is upon us. Hit up the Brick Lane Tap Room in London this Saturday for an event teaming with music from a range of DJs, delicious food served up by Sleazy Pizza, and of course flowing drinks from a variety of taps. The party starts at 8pm, prizes will be awarded for the best Oktoberfest costumes, and tickets are available here.
KEF hosts an immersive music event
Wireless speaker brand KEF is hosting a global tour of exclusive listening events which kicks off today with the first one: LISTEN AMSTERDAM. In partnership with DJ Antal, the event held in the heart of Amsterdam invites anyone with a passion for music to take a journey of sound exploration and immerse themselves in the KEF’s award-winning audio. LISTEN AUSTIN, TOKYO, LONDON, and BEIJING are soon to follow so can an ear out.
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