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Because nothing says "cheerio" quite like free-flowing champagne, an intimate members-only enclave, and a crowd full of sophisticated tastemakers, the Refinery29 crew descended upon The Arts Club in Mayfair for the official launch of our London edition.
The evening featured a cutting-edge set by local indie rockers The Foxes, a steady stream of hip-hop classics courtesy of DJ Leah Weller (daughter of The Jam's Paul), and a parade of beautiful British lovelies like actress Olivia Grant; Made in Chelsea star/jewellery designer, Amber Atherton; and model Zara Martin.
And, while New York City may be the city that never sleeps, the Big Smoke proved to be no slouch in the party department either, as these delightful party snaps can attest. Click through to get in on the action.
London, we think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship. xoxo, R29
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Shoes. Let's get some shoes. No, seriously. We pretty much want everything we spotted on the streets of NYC during Fashion Week. Shoes can make or break an outfit. And, that's why, this season more than ever, showgoers brought their A game in the footwear department.
Normcore invaded the street style scene this year, read
Sporty, short shorts paired with puffy, white sneakers and thick, white ankle socks. Checkered button-down shirts tucked into loose chinos. Unbranded, curve-brim baseball caps. These looks exemplify the true "found-it-in-my-dad's-closet" nature of normcore. Allow us to point out that they're also the staples of Forrest read