Welcome to this week’s Art x Fashion x Pop newsletter! Get ready to dive into a captivating blend of artistic expression, sartorial innovation, and vibrant pop culture updates. From major museum unveilings to cutting-edge fashion collaborations, we’ve got your weekend dose of creative inspiration covered.
Resplendent Return: Ashley Williams London Takes the LFW Stage
Beloved on the LFW scene Ashley Williams London is set to grace the runway once again, courtesy of @fashion_east’s highly anticipated second iteration of XLNC. This visionary initiative serves as a dynamic platform, magnifying and providing unwavering backing to the accomplished alumni of Fashion East powered by UGG.
Renaissance thinkers, intellectuals & artists photographed by Tyler Mitchell
In collaboration with the Uffizi Gallery, renowned for housing treasures like Botticelli’s “The Birth of Venus” and Giotto’s “The Ognissanti Madonna,” Ferragamo’s autumn campaign takes on new dimensions. Captured through the lens of New York-based photographer Tyler Mitchell, the campaign unfolds against the backdrop of Renaissance masterpieces from the 15th and 16th centuries, gracefully adorning the walls of Uffizi’s age-old chambers.
New prominent contemporary art museum to open in London
An application for planning has been formally lodged, marking a significant stride towards the creation of what is being referred to as a ‘prominent contemporary art museum’ at Marble Arch. Moco Museum wants to take over a sprawling 1920s building opposite Marble Arch for its third European gallery. Envisioned across three expansive levels, this prospective institution aims to showcase an array of artistic marvels by acclaimed creators including Kaws, Yayoi Kusama, and Banksy.
Chronicles of Cinematic Brilliance Sofia Coppola’s Archive
A sneak peek from the influential director’s Instagram has unveiled the essence of Sophia Coppola’s upcoming book, set to be released in September by Mack Books. Titled “Archive,” this debut literary work offers an immersive retrospective of Coppola’s remarkable cinematic journey. Available for pre-order now, with shipping starting on September 1st, the book meticulously compiles Coppola’s personal collection of photographs, reference collages, scripts, and behind-the-scenes glimpses, covering all eight of her films.