It’s hard to believe that it’s already the second weekend of July, meaning it’s well past the mid-year mark. With time flying by and so many things going on all over the world, it’s time to round up another places-to-go list with Where To Go This Weekend. As always, exciting shop openings, chic eateries, and special events for certain national celebrations.
See our past weekend guides here.
SEOUL: Café aA at aA design Museum
This cafe at aA design Museum is filled with housewares and furniture with rich design history. It’s no wonder that the space is coined the museum’s focal point. Find more info here. Mapo-Gu, Seokyo-Dong, 408-11.
MILAN: Dolce & Gabbana’s New Menswear Boutique
Tailor-made clothing finds its way into Dolce & Gabbana’s new menswear shop in Milan. Even if you’re not in the market for a bespoke suit, this luxurious brick-and-mortar is worth seeing. Venetian glass chandeliers, one-of-a-kind bookcases and velvet ottomans blend Neoclassical aesthetics with Mid-Century design. Corso Venezia and Via della Spiga in Quadrilatero d’Oro.
BUFFALO: Frank Lloyd Wright Fuel Station at the Pierce-Arrow Museum
The famous architect designed over 1,000 structures, so naturally, some never came to fruition. After over 90 years since its conception, the fueling station has been built at the Pierce-Arrow Museum. But sorry, no fuel-ups. Learn more here. 63 Michigan Avenue.
GOTHENBURG: Nudie Jeans‘ New Repair Shop
Following their new store opening in Stockholm, Nudie Jeans open their second Swedish door in Gothenburg. This store’s concept is “raw,” with repurposed raw materials like untreated wood, steel, leather and even their own denim used as store fixtures. Vintage furniture pieces complete the look, for a shopping experience that feel as raw as their jeans. Drottninggatan 49, 411 07.
BERLIN: Denham the Jeanmaker‘s Store in The Blue Yard
Another new denim store to open this past week is Denham’s first location in Germany. Like Nudie, Denham will offer a repair service called Service Co. as well as a hand-washing service, Quick Wash. The brand’s been executing the service ever since their first store opening in Amsterdam six years ago, so you can trust that they got your jeans covered. Munzstrasse 21.
BROOKLYN: adidas Fanatic Soccer Tournament
Although the United States are no longer part of the World Cup, the love of soccer still rages on. For that, adidas is hosting its annual Fanatic Soccer Tournament – an event in which 28 co-ed teams garbed in uniforms from the likes of Barneys New York and Acne Studios compete. Catch the excitement while enjoying a selection of tasty BBQ dishes and DJ music by Know Wave and Wrecked. All info here. Joralemon Street.
NEW YORK: Bastile Day on 60th St
Looking to celebrate Bastille Day (French National Day)? For over 10 years, FIAF (French Institute Alliance Française), has hosted the largest celebration in New York. Enjoy a day of the best French foods, cocktails, and culture. And don’t miss our friends from Joya Studios. Learn more here. 60th Street 5th Avenue and Lexington Avenue.
BERLIN: In & Outdoor World Cup Screenings at Platoon Kunsthalle
We had to include another Berlin locale here, because #WorldCup. But seriously, after that historic Brazil game, we are all the more eager to see how Germany will play out their finals against Argentina. If you’re not lucky enough to be in Brazil right now or own a 70-inch flatscreen at home, Platoon Kunsthalle is the hippest place to go, offering both in and outdoor screenings real-time. Info here. Schönhauser Allee 9, 10119.