Napapijri is kicking off this week’s Who. What. Where? as they take inspiration from the archive of iconic London department store, Liberty, reinvigorating classic designs into its signature silhouettes for a new capsule. The collection is dedicated to creative travellers moved by self-expression and the pursuit of creativity, drawing on Liberty’s extensive collection of unique textiles. The capsule features a wide selection of anoraks, hoodies, and t-shirts as well as travel essentials, including bucket hats, waist bags, and packable backpacks and totes – ensuring the collection is suitable for a wide array of activities.
Next, if you’re in London next week and looking for something to get you in the valentine’s day mood, look no further than the Addicted to Love exhibition. Featuring Two of the UK’s leading contemporary artists, Eve De Haan and Sara Pope, the exhibition looks to inspire, uplift and ‘share the love’ through the artist’s distinctive yet interconnected practices. With Pope’s signature pop art-inspired lips alongside De Haan’s affirming text-based works in neon, the joint exhibition explores every aspect of romance, from lust to connection and seduction to intimacy. Running 8th February – 11th March at London’s Quantus Gallery, Addicted to Love coincides with Valentine’s Day (14th February), London Fashion Week (17th – 21st February) and International Women’s Day (8th March).
If you’re looking to let your hair down this weekend, then let us introduce you to HOT TRASH – the new Indie Electro club night centring Queer POC. Founded by model and activist Sheerah Ravindren, the event is a tribute to underrepresented queer Black and Brown indie fans providing inclusivity in a genre that has previously left these individuals sidelined. The first edition takes place at Cafe Koko on Friday, 3rd February, paying homage to Camden’s reputation as London’s heart of Indie Sleaze. From 10pm to 2:30am expect throwback Indie classics remixed with a fresh new take, featuring a diverse DJ lineup that includes Ryan Lanji, reli.ah, Henry WP and Hard1p. Admission is free via RSVP through DICE.
Finally, love is also in the air for Converse, who are releasing their The Run Star Legacy CX, complete with golden heart detailing, just in time for valentines day. featuring exaggerated Chuck Taylor elements, this eye-catching shoe provides that main character energy you deserve. With a popped collar and bold silhouette, as well as the typically comfy cushioned Converse soul, this pair of kicks is perfect for any occasion. The Run Star Legacy CX is available to purchase online now.