From archive sales to art exhibitions, there’s a lot to see you through the Holidays. Acne Studios is hosting a pop-up at Harrods, there’s a new fashion initiative to help London-based creatives and a Takashi Murakami exhibition in Shanghai. If this sounds like a bit of you, keep reading to find out what is happening Around the World.
Swatch launches at Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge
Swatch has opened a brand new store on the ground floor of Harvey Nichols Knightsbridge. The space will be designated stockist of the OMEGA x Swatch and Blancpain x Swatch collaborations, as well as housing an ostrich-strap variant of the MoonsSwatch. As well as all of this, it will house a host of classic and new Swatch styles and will be open from 10:00-20:00 Monday-Saturday and 11:30-18:00.
The Fashion District and The Trampery launch the Evo Fashion programme
The Fashion District and Evo Fashion have launched a five-month innovation programme to empower the next generation of sustainable fashion brands and fashion technology businesses. The initiative is backed by the Mayor of London, London & Partners and the British Fashion Council, offering creatives and London-based start-ups the chance to gain invaluable industry experience. Applications for the Evo Fashion Programme are open now and will close on January 8 2024.
Acne Studios reveals AS Monogram pop-up at Harrods
Acne Studios is getting into the festive spirit at Harrods, revealing a new house code and denim monogram. The Swedish label has unveiled the first in a series of global pop-ups at the legendary London department store. It will present a series of emblematic wardrobe essentials, including scarves, bags and accessories. The space, located on the ground floor of the store, will also offer an exclusive early release of new SS24 denim styles as well as the Multipocket Bag, which debuted on the runway this year. The pop-up is open now and will run for four weeks.
Nicholas Daley is hosting an archive sale
This weekend, London-based menswear designer Nicholas Daley is opening the doors to the archive, giving you a chance to shop past seasons and limited-edition archival styles. Taking place at The Archives in Tottenham, you can be certain there’ll be some banging bits for you or someone you like. RSVP via firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your slot now.
Pyer Moss is screwing up the shopping rulebook in New York
Pyer Moss is hosting the “Loot-Out,” giving fans of the brand a chance to cosplay as a criminal and take part in their very own looting spree. Tickets are available to purchase in one or five-minute slots, which will allow customers to grab as much as they can wear out of the store within the time limit and leave. It will take place at an undisclosed location in New York City on December 21 and 22. The exact address and appointment times will be given 24 hours before the event.
Champion x Selfridges is customising your hoodies
Creating a unique experience for shoppers, the American apparel brand Champion and London-based department store Selfridges have teamed up for a limited-time activation. Set up in the menswear section, the two join forces and invite visitors to spice up their gifting game this season with the in-house embroiderer Giulio here to customise your Champion pieces. Head over to Selfridges from today until December 17 for a custom Champion treat.
Takashi Murakami presents “Still Life With Flowers”
Shanghai is the place to be, and Takashi Murakami’s latest art exhibition is only further proof of that fact. Titled “Still Life With Flowers,” the exhibition is presented by Perrotin and features a body of work created by Murakami over the last two years. Murakami fanatics will be pleased to encounter the iconic figures Mr. DOB, Kaikai and Kiki, as well as the artist’s signature flowers. If this sounds like a bit of you, head over to Perrotin Shanghai from today until December 23.
Joseph Sherman explores Black culture in LA
For his first solo exhibition at the Praz-Delavallade Los Angeles, multi-media artist Joseph Sherman presents “Anonymous Fields,” highlighting what Blackness means to him. Cultural discourse is dissected through collages, installations, sculptures and paintings, showcasing the intersection between Black culture and sports, entertainment, and general pop culture. The exhibition is now on show until January 6, 2024.
AMI opens a store on Wardour Street
The Parisian brand AMI is closing the year with a bang, opening its second London store in the heart of Soho. Spread across two floors, the new store takes up 220 square metres and features wooden accents flooded by golden light. This marks the fifty-second brick-and-mortar AMI has opened globally, showcasing its heart-adored logos all over the world.
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