Hackett caters to City customer with new London store

British menswear brand Hackett has opened a new store in the heart of the City of London, at 55 Old Broad Street. The 150sq m store has been designed with the City customer in mind, offering the brand’s full range of bespoke, made-to-measure and personal tailoring services. Personalisation is a strong focus of the new space: alongside a bespoke service ...
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LONDON: Allen Jones exhibition

This autumn the Royal Academy showcases a major exhibition of Allen Jones’ work, the first in the UK since 1995.
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SAN FRANCISCO: Ai WeiWei’s @Large

China's most controversial artist-activist, Ai Weiwei has mounted a multi-disciplinary site-specific exhibition throughout the infamous Alcatraz federal penitentiary. 
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SYDNEY: 1888 Hotel

Based in Pyrmont, Sydney, 1888 Hotel is the latest hotel to launch from boutique hotel operator 8Hotels.
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BEIJING: W Hotel Chang’an

Designed in collaboration by world-renowned architecture organisation RTKL and Hong Kong-based interior company AB Concepts, the W Beijing Chang’an has unveiled its most recent location on the iconic strip of West Chang’an Road. 
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LOS ANGELES: Dsquared2

The first American flagship for the Italian designers Dean and Dan Caten, known better as Dsquared2, has opened on iconic Rodeo Drive.
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MELBOURNE: Black Market

Blackhearts & Sparrows’ latest venture is new pop-up Black Market on Fitzroy’s Smith Street.
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Menswear scene heats up on Mayfair’s Duke Street

Duke Street is fast becoming a new menswear hotspot as The Grosvenor Estate continues its redevelopment of the area. With Duke Street being well positioned to attract tourist traffic from nearby Selfridges and Oxford Street, as well as affluent shoppers from north Mayfair’s prime shopping strips such as Mount Street, it has a strong appeal for luxury and contemporary retailers ...
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BEIJING: Rosewood Hotel

Designed by renowned Melbourne-based architects Bar Studio, this ultra-luxury property represents a number of firsts for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, as well for Beijing. Boasting grand-scale gardens and 283 rooms (many with uninterrupted views of the CCTV tower), this Rosewood property is one of the largest hotels in the city.
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OSLO: YME Concept Store

A project designed by YME Studios and Snøhetta architects, and the brainchild of Central Saint Martins graduate Nicolai Schaanning Larsen, YME Universe is the latest major concept store to enter the Nordic market.
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LONDON: Issey Miyake flagship

Issey Miyake has unveiled its new flagship store, designed by Tokujin Yoshioka on Brook Street in Mayfair, just a few doors down from Pleats Please Issey Miyake.
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NEW YORK: Death Becomes Her

The Costume Institute has unveiled its first fall exhibition in seven years at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Anna Wintour Costume Center.
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CHICAGO: David Bowie is

Making its stateside debut, David Bowie is chronicles the unparalleled career and seminal reinventions of musician, visual artist and fashion icon David Bowie.
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ISTANBUL: Mama Shelter Hotel

Located in Beyoğlu, one of Istanbul's most lively shopping districts, Mama Shelter boasts a playful take on modern style complete with cheeky details and sleek design, care of the prolific designer Philippe Starck. 
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TOKYO: Kapok Opens First Japan Store

Popular Hong Kong boutique Kapok has unveiled its first Japan branch alongside a grand opening on October 8th.
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