From clobber to cuisine, there’s plenty to get stuck into this week. Palace is hosting a Sin City shopping experience in Las Vegas, Stone Island is joining KITH in Aspen, and Valentino is lighting up Harrods in London. If you like the sound of that, keep reading to find out what’s going on around the world.
Palace and KAPPA are going full throttle in Vegas with Alpine F1
Earlier this week, Palace and KAPPA announced a second collaboration, which saw the two brands link up with the Alpine F1 team. Collaborative racing suits will be worn by BWT Alpine F1 drivers Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon, as well as the trackside team. However, there’s a piece of the Palace x KAPPA action for everyone. The three brands are releasing a collaborative apparel collection, which will be available at a Las Vegas Venetian Shop pop-up on November 16. If you’re in Sin City, be sure to check Palace x KAPPA pop-up out.
Stone Island and KITH announce Winter Outpost
Stone Island has partnered with KITH Aspen for its first seasonal United States retail space for Winter 23. The space arrives following a decade-long partnership and will highlight exclusive products from the Stone Island Winter 2023/24 collection. It will also house a forthcoming exclusive capsule, which will be released soon. The Stone Island Aspen outpost will be open from November 10 2023, until February 10 2024.
Maison Valentino and Harrods are getting us in the Holiday spirit
Maison Valentino has partnered with London luxury department store Harrods for a very festive occasion. From now until the start of January, the Harrods’ Christmas tree, in front of the Hans Crescent entrance, will be shown in the Italian Maison’s signature Pink PP, with two lit-up VLogos as ornaments. The link-up also includes special window and in-store installations and the Chaisan’s resident food truck, parked up in front of the store, serving hot chocolate and sweet treats.
PRGRSS Store is hosting a pop-up in Melbourne
PRGRSS Store has you covered for your shopping needs Down Under, as a quick look at its online store will show. Now, it’s taking things offline as part of an in-person pop-up event. Expect all the best bits from some of the most exciting brands of the moment, including Our Legacy, Lemaire, Aries, Namacheko and more. The event will take place this weekend, from Friday, November 17–Sunday, November 19, at 415 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy. The store is open from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.
The Sudden Opening of Little Leaves is opening at Pictorum Gallery
The Sudden Opening of Little Leaves is the name of a journal entry by poet Sylvia Plath and also the name of the latest exhibition at Pictorum Gallery, showcasing the work of Tuesday Riddel, Emily Pope and Polina Pak. Each artist explores personal narratives of grief, life, death and the ritualistic practice of making work. The work pulls from a network of stories, ancient practices, and new narratives around loss and transformation and will be open to the public from November 16.
John Javier is opening a new Chef’s Studio experience
Australian chef John Javier is introducing a new Chef’s Studio experience at The Tent (At the End Of The Universe). Guests will be led down a soundproofed stairwell to a hidden basement, where Javier will be personally guiding guests through a special eight-course set menu. The experience is available to book now for groups of up to 12 people and marks a return to the playful Chinese food that Javier is known for. Accompanying the delicious cuisine will be some of The Tent’s unique drinks selection, including house cocktails that pair inventive spirits with bold flavours.
JJ Guest’s “The Other Team” opens at OOF Gallery
Artist JJ Guest’s latest exhibition, “The Other Team,” is launching at Tottenham’s OOF Gallery on November 17 and will run until December 23. Guest uses the visual language of football to tackle homophobia and prejudice in wider society. It lays bare the violence, hypocrisy and double standards that members of the LGBTQIA+ community have to face. Prejudice and bigotry, community belonging, erasure and disappearance, and communal bathing are all explored through the medium of subversive sculpture, so be sure to check it out.
Ben UFO is landing at KOKO *
Ben UFO, the British DJ, radio host and Hessle Audio co-founder, is playing at Camden’s KOKO this Friday 17 November. Expect to be taken on a musical journey of bass, garage, jungle, drum & bass, and techno in this genre-fluid night of two steps. If this sounds like a bit of you, dust off your dancing shoes and head to KOKO this weekend.
South City Market is hosting a flash day this Sunday
South London Tattoo shop, South City Market, is known for its talented roster of artists, who all produce distinct high-quality designs for its wearer’s inking pleasure. Usually, these come at a premium cost, but on Sunday, all tattoos will be priced between £50 and £150, with each artist creating a flash sheet based on their talent and style. The artists participating are Sep, Bad Witch, Ellie Lawrence, Romantic Gestures, Alexander James, and Ghazal Jafari.
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