The week before Christmas is always a weird one; with all the buzz and excitement for the 25th, it sometimes feels like things drag in the lead up. Getting out of the house and doing something (other than frantically shopping for last minute gifts) is the perfect way to speed things up whilst also getting yourself into a festive mood, so here’s some of the best pop-ups, store openings, and events you won’t want to miss this week.
Bang & Olufsen turned up the volume on New Bond Street
Bang & Olufsen just opened the doors of its flagship store on New Bond Street, revealing the ultimate listening space for music lovers, interior designers, and luxury seekers alike. Decked out with the brand’s full range of luxury speakers and TVs, built into three-stories designed to enhance the sensory experience, the brand’s new flagship store is made for relaxing, unwinding, and enjoying Bang & Olufsen’s bespoke range. Make sure to hit up the store on New Bond Street.
Drama Call gives back to Manchester
Apparel brand Drama Call – known for its iconic logo tees and puffer jackets – is giving back this holiday season by hosting a pop-up for people in need. Offering frozen turkeys, clothes, toys, and other gifts to families who might need an extra hand over Christmas, the Drama Call Giveback promotes kindness and charity at a time when we’re the most vulnerable. This legendary pop-up which was hosted in Manchester last night is no doubt the best one we’ve seen from Drama Call so far; here’s to more brands doing sh*t like this in 2024.
Accidentally Wes Anderson opens an exhibition in London
Accidentally Wes Anderson, the brand and social media account dedicated to finding Wes Anderson style aesthetics in everyday life, has just opened an exhibition in London. Showcasing over 200 of the world’s most beautiful, idiosyncratic, and interesting locations, the exhibition invites you into the whimsical world of Wes Anderson. Seven themed rooms have been decorated in Anderson’s iconic style, providing an array of visual inspirations, photo opportunities, and immersive moments. Purchase tickets on the exhibition’s website.
Moncler unveils a new flagship in the snowy Swiss Alps
Moncler has finally opened a flagship store in the snowy climate its dedicated fans are accustomed to, against the wintry back-drop of the St. Moritz, one of most prestigious luxury shopping destinations in the Swiss Alps. If there’s ever been a perfect location for Moncler’s flagship it’s Grenoble, given how mountain lovers occupy the region all year round. This is the ideal opportunity to show off Moncler’s full range of high-performance clothing and luxurious layers, designed for the colder climates that the Swiss Alps have to offer. If you’re lucky enough to be in the area, make sure to hit the Moncler Grenoble Flagship.
LA-based brand Vayder opens a pop-up at Harrods
LA-based menswear brand, Vayder, has just revealed its first ever pop-up in London’s iconic department store, Harrods. Just in time for frantic Christmas shopping, the pop-up will showcase Vayder’s Autumn/Winter 2023 collection, Collection 001, revealing its range of relaxed streetwear and elevated essentials, from hoodies and jackets to jeans. Considering the pop-up will be open at Harrods’ Knightsbridge location for the next two months, there’s no rush to head down to the store; but, considering the sleek layout of the location, it’s definitely worth a visit. You can also find Vayder’s AW23 range on Vayder’s website, and Harrods’ website for the duration of the pop-up.
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