Happy Friday! It’s that time of the week again, and we’ve got the scoop on all the hottest happenings to jazz up the start of your weekend. From runway revelations to museum musings – enjoy!
Gucci’s Stylish Power Duo!
Kendall Jenner, the supermodel extraordinaire, and Bad Bunny, the Puerto Rican rap sensation, just dropped their official Instagram debut together – rocking Gucci’s new Valigeria travel collection in a bunch of fresh pics that the brand posted on 1st October. Seems like a match made in fashion heaven, right?
White Cube’s Big Apple Debut
White Cube just opened its first permanent New York gallery at 1002 Madison Avenue in a historic building that once housed the Fulton Trust Company. While the exterior retains its historic charm, the interior now boasts over 8,000 square feet of exhibition space. The debut exhibition, “Chopped & Screwed,” is curated by White Cube Senior Director Courtney Willis Blair.
Sean McGirr Takes the Creative Reins at Alexander McQueen
Kering and Alexander Mcqueen announce the appointment of Seán McGirr as the new Creative Director of the House, taking over from Sarah Burton. McGirr has previously held roles at JW Anderson, Dries Van Noten, Burberry, and Christophe Lemaire for Uniqlo. Social media is buzzing with comments highlighting the choice of another white male at the helm of a Kering brand…
Reviving Van Gogh: A High-Tech Journey at Musée d’Orsay
The pandemic-driven craze for “immersive Van Gogh” has faded, prompting the Musée d’Orsay in Paris to adopt a high-tech approach with virtual reality, AI, and NFTs for its new Van Gogh exhibition, “Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise: The Final Months.” The show, running until 4th February, 2024, features 40 works from the artist’s last two months in 1890. Visitors can engage with a digital Van Gogh through A.I., asking questions based on his lifetime letters.