LONDON: Pop Brixton Opens

Having earned a reputation as London’s edgy food destination and boasting rapid creative growth, Brixton boasts a new initiative: a unique, modern space created to help local innovation flourish: Pop Brixton.
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PARIS: Les Bains Gets Redesign and Becomes Hotel

Infamous Parisian haunt Les Bains, previously Les Bains Douches - a consistently popular nightclub haunt for the achingly hip and famous - has undertaken a redesign and now functions as a restaurant and hotel as well.
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HANGZHOU: Yuhang Rong Design Library

Design studio PINWU has stepped up its game and opened a design library in Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang Province, where the studio is based and gets its inspiration from.
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Tips and tricks for surviving Cannes Lions

In no place is the saying ‘burning the candle at both ends’ truer than at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Especially if you’re a first timer. With a week full of back-to-back meetings, endless high profile speakers, multiple Oscar-worthy award ceremonies, and enough parties, networking opportunities and bottles of rosé to sink any one of the hundreds of glamorous ...
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SHANGHAI: Airbnb x DongLiang – “Designers Home Project”

Airbnb has recently partnered with China’s leading fashion boutique DongLiang on “Designers Home Project”, for which seven Chinese designers are commissioned to travel to seven cities and record their trips with a Super 8 film camera.
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LONDON: Ride Republic & Tanya’s Cafe Opens

As the lifestyle trend for wellness, health and fitness continues to boom alongside the popularity of athleisure, London’s latest workout hotspot is Chelsea-based Ride Republic, with raw plant-based food business Tanya’s Cafe also open on the premises, complementing the all-round healthy offering.
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TOP 10 HAPPENINGS AROUND THE GLOBE: JUNE 2015

Summer has now hit most parts of the world and to celebrate the summer solstice, the WGSN City by City team has kick-started a brand new blog feature – Picks Of the Month, highlighting the absolute not-to-miss events from around the world. Our top picks highlight the best gigs, festivals, theatre performances, carnivals, parades, rooftop parties, as well as interesting ...
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LONDON: Carsten Höller ‘Decision’ Exhibition Opens at Hayward Gallery

Captivating, perplexing, and utterly enthralling, Decision is a major survey of Belgian artist Carsten Höller’s works at the Hayward Gallery, presenting everything from specially created pieces, to early works such as ‘The Pinocchio Effect’ (1994).
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COPENHAGEN: Cofoco Italy Gets Redesign

Cofoco is a well-known, feel-good Italian restaurant chain, with the first branch based in the trendy Vesterbro area of Copenhagen.
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TOKYO: Node Uehara – Corporate Developers Embrace Elevated Independence

A stylish new development in Tokyo’s increasingly vibrant Yoyogi Uehara district is challenging perceptions of projects initiated by Japan’s corporate giants.
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ROME: Louis Vuitton Series Two Exhibition

Series Two of the Louis Vuitton exhibition has arrived in Rome, providing visitors the opportunity to discover the inspirations of Nicolas Ghesquière for his third fashion show as Louis Vuitton Womenswear Artistic Director.
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LONDON: Riviera Style – Resort & Swimwear Since 1900

The Fashion and Textile Museum presents Riviera Style, an exhibition focusing on resort and swimwear since the 1900s.
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SEOUL: 1600 Pandas World Tour Arrives

The adorable paper mache pandas have arrived in Seoul as their third stop in Asia after previous residencies in Taipei and Hong Kong.
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BARCELONA: Hotel Brummel

The latest boutique hotel to hit Barcelona is Hotel Brummel, located in an 1870s building in Poble-Sec.
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HONG KONG: Alexander Wang Reopens at Harbour City

The renovated Alexander Wang store in Harbour City has reopened in a new location, with a new façade, and a fresh line-up inside the 970 sq. ft. space. A signature glass door accented by black framing leads the way in to the store, designed in collaboration with Vincent van Duysen of VVDA. The retail space is covered in monolithic stone, ...
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