LN-CC, Versace, London Fashion Week and more

London Fashion Week kicks off this week and there’s lots going on in the Big Smoke, from panels and shows to running clubs and breakfasts. LN-CC gets a Versace Mercury themed makeover, Paul & Shark throw a Balearic bash and there’s a REFY and Selfridges Beauty Spot launch at Selfridges. Keep reading for more good things around the world.

Get closer to your favorite designers with 1664 Blanc
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1664 Blanc is the main partner of London Fashion Week and as part of the collaboration will open a series of talks to the general public. Fashion fans are invited to attend experiences hosted by a range of tastemakers and designers, including Charlie Casely-Hayford, Charles Jeffrey, Victoria Jenkins and Rejina Pyo, James Corbin, Munroe Bergdorf and Lea Ogunlami, and more. Head over to Eventbrite to get your tickets here.

Goodhood’s new store opens its doors
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Goodhood has finally opened the doors to its new store on Hanbury Street in East London this week, inviting shoppers to explore its selection of cult clothing, lifestyle and beauty brands irl. With brands including Aries, Nike, Our Legacy, Stone Island and Stüssy, alongside Goods by Goodhood (its own unisex clothing range) and many more, the store is packed with spring/summer essentials. Stop by this week to check it out.

LN-CC unveils a Versace Mercury installation

Head to LN-CC’s store on Shacklewell Lane to purchase Versace’s new sneaker offering, the Mercury Collection. Described as a “future artifact,” the sneaker and the space in which it is presented are both designed with futuristic fluidity in mind. Head over to LN-CC to purchase Versace’s new Mercury drop from the store’s Mercury-themed setup.

Escape to the REFY world at Selfridges
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REFY visits Selfridges’ iconic beauty store location, The Beauty Spot, for a new concept store that invites fans of the brand into the REFY World. Known for its intention to ‘simplify beauty’, REFY’s ethos as a clean beauty brand is evident in the space, which features a kitchen for experimenting with new and existing products. Head to Selfridges Beauty Hall for the pop-up, open until September 3.

Paul & Shark is in Es Pujols for his “Juvia” project
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Italian sportswear and apparel brand Paul & Shark heads to Es Pujols, Spain for its ‘Juvia’ project, a collaboration with innovative restaurant Juvia, which will see the restaurant’s interior redesigned in Paul & Shark’s iconic azure blue. The collaboration also includes an effort to support the local community, by engaging the Vellarmì Association, which will help protect Posidonia oceanica. If you’re in Es Pujols this summer, keep going.

London Fashion Week spotlights cultures with guest curators
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This London Fashion Week, sit down with Kai-Isaiah Jamal, Clara Amfo and Simran Randhawa for a panel discussion about the different cultures that make London Fashion Week, and the fashion community as a whole, so great. Kai, Clara and Simran have been selected as guest curators for this London Fashion Week and have put together an exciting program of events exploring the Black, South Asian and Queer communities. Keep an eye on London Fashion Week socials for more information.

Mix fashion and fitness with Represent’s LFW Run club
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Beyond the catwalks, run clubs are planned this season. If you’re looking to escape the effects of Fashion Week after-parties, join the Represent gang at 9am for the 247 by Represent Run, hosted in partnership with Healf and Cadence. Bag drop opens at 9am and the run starts at 10am. Register here.

Be cultivated in The Art Basel Shop
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Art Basel, the international annual art fair, launches its very first edition of The Art Basel Shop, a new concept store for art lovers. The Art Basel Shop, which arrives at the Swiss fair this month, marks the first time Art Basel guests can purchase memorabilia from the show.

Cover image courtesy of London Fashion Week

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