Welcome to the Friday Weekly Wrap-Up newsletter, where we explore the intersection of Art, Fashion, and Pop Art.
Karlie Kloss Takes the Helm at i-D Magazine
Model Karlie Kloss is acquiring i-D Magazine and will become its CEO through her company, Bedford Media. This marks her second media ownership venture, following the purchase of W magazine in 2020. i-D Magazine was previously owned by Vice Media Group before being acquired by lenders.
Cardboard Dreams: Neptune’s Laundrette Exhibition
Make sure you seize the final opportunity to experience Neptune’s Laundrette in North London, an enchanting art exhibition entirely crafted from cardboard! Visit on Saturday, the 18th from 12 PM to 6 PM for the regular viewing, and don’t forget to mark your calendar for the closing event extravaganza on Saturday, the 25th, from 12 PM to 9 PM.
Balenciaga’s Viral Towel Skirt: Pre-Order Now and Join the Conversation!
Balenciaga’s viral Towel Skirt is available for pre-order now, sparking mixed reactions on TikTok and Instagram. This unisex mid-waist skirt from their Spring 24 Collection, with an adjustable belt and buckle is a high-fashion twist on casual wear. Comments on the IG post include: ‘Would look nice with some crocs‘, ‘Am I wearing something underneath? That’s a secret I’ll never tell xoxo‘ and ‘NEED THIS!! Please make a matching towel to wrap around my head‘.
Hunter Schafer Dazzles in Lucian Freud Inspired Schiaparelli Couture
At the latest Hunger Games movie premiere, Hunter Schafer dazzled in a stunning runway dress from Schiaparelli Couture’s FW23 collection, designed by Daniel Roseberry. The dress, inspired by artist Lucian Freud, features an incredible mosaic of painted paillettes meticulously embroidered onto crochet netting.