Greetings, everyone! As we bid farewell to another week, here is a summary of the latest happenings in the domains of art, fashion, and pop culture for your enjoyment.
During the Prada Spring Summer 2024 menswear show, an event highlighting “fluid architecture,” an intriguing spectacle unfolded as slime gracefully descended from the ceiling. The Dutch studio AMO ingeniously crafted an aluminum-clad environment where the slime transformed into liquid walls, creating a captivating display for the fashion house Prada.
Let Them Eat Cake
In addition to its distinctive fusion of French and Mediterranean styles, the renowned label Jacquemus, helmed by Simon Porte Jacquemus, is acclaimed for its enchanting and visually captivating international shows that have taken place in various locations such as Valensole’s lavender fields, O’ahu’s beaches, and the salt marshes of Aigues-Mortes. Continuing this tradition, the brand has now announced its upcoming show will be at the illustrious Palace of Versailles, set for June 26.
Revealing a Transformed Masterpiece
After three years of closure, the esteemed National Portrait Gallery in London is ready to open its doors to the public once again this week. The museum has undergone an extensive $52 million renovation, marking the first major refurbishment since its establishment in 1896. Among the notable additions is a set of striking bronze doors, skillfully crafted by the renowned artist Tracey Emin, which serves as a captivating entrance to the gallery.
Pharrell Williams Unveils Debut Collection for Louis Vuitton Menswear
After being announced as creative director of Louis Vuitton menswear in February, Pharrell Williams debuted his first collection this week at the iconic Pont Neuf, Paris’s oldest bridge. The occasion was graced by the presence of renowned figures such as Jay-Z, Beyoncé, and Rihanna, among other esteemed guests.