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September 2017

Basquiat: Boom for Real

September 21, 2017 - January 28, 2018
Barbican Centre, Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom
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£16

Boom for Real is the first large-scale exhibition in the UK of the work of American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960—1988). A pioneering prodigy of the downtown New York art scene, Basquiat came to the media’s attention in 1978 when he teamed up with his classmate Al Diaz to graffiti enigmatic statements across the city under the collective pseudonym SAMO©, before swiftly becoming one of the most celebrated artists of his generation. Drawing from international museums and private collections, Basquiat: Boom…

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October 2017

Arthur Jafa: Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death

October 5, 2017 - December 10, 2017
Rooftop Studio, Store Studios, 180 the Strand
London, WC2R 1EA United Kingdom
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Free

Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death is a new video by artist, director, and award-winning cinematographer Arthur Jafa. Set to the searing highs and lows of Kanye West’s gospel-inspired hip-hop track, “Ultralight Beam,” Love Is The Message is a masterful convergence of found footage that traces African-American identity through a vast spectrum of contemporary imagery. From photographs of civil rights leaders watermarked with “Getty Images” to helicopter views of the LA Riots to a wave of bodies dancing…

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AO London – Protest in Fashion Series

October 9, 2017 - December 31, 2017

UNBIASED | UNCENSORED | UNSCRIPTED Inspired by the incredibly thought provoking article entitled ‘Protest - The Cradle to Fashion’s Subversive Culture’ written by Kate Hart. AO London proudly presents a series of podcasts which explores the dialectical implications of subcultures in fashion and answers whether fashion will once again ride the waves of subculture to bring about trends more subversive and iconic than eras past. Fortified by an assertive panel of London College of Fashion students, and industry creatives, our podcast series…

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February 2018

T-SHIRT: CULT – CULTURE – SUBVERSION

February 9, 2018 - May 6, 2018
The Fashion Textiles Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street
London, SE1 3XF United Kingdom
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£9.90

The exhibition features a private collection of Vivienne Westwood t-shirts from the early days of Let it Rock, Sex, and Seditionaries, through to the designers most recent collections, Active Resistance to Propaganda and Climate Revolution. This group of rare objects will form a central installation of the exhibition, accompanied by an introduction to the historical biography of the T-shirt and an insight into its technological advances, mapped through sections focusing on contemporary design.

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Another Kind of Life: Photography on the Margins

February 28, 2018 - May 27, 2018
Barbican Centre, Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom
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£13.50

Another Kind of Life follows the lives of individuals and communities operating on the fringes of society from America to India, Chile to Nigeria. The exhibition reflects a more diverse, complex view of the world, as captured and recorded by photographers. Driven by personal and political motivations, many of the photographers sought to provide an authentic representation of the disenfranchised communities with whom they spent months, years or even decades with, often conspiring with them to construct their own identity through the…

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May 2019

Lee Krasner: Living Colour

May 30, 2019 - September 1, 2019
Barbican Centre, Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom
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£15

Live in colour, experience the world through Lee Krasner’s eyes. From her early self-portraits, to her large scale abstract paintings of colorful expressionism, this exhibition is the first major presentation of her work in Europe for more than 50 years. As an advocate of abstract and recreation of our reality, Krasner’s work is the epitome of colorful expressionism.

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September 2019

AO London ‘As we rise’ Launch Drinks Reception

September 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Conduit, 40 Conduit Street
London, W1S 2YQ United Kingdom
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AlphaOmega London have partnered with  Ananas Anam, manufacturers of pineapple leaf leather Piñatex, and other eco-producers to present a stunning new range of innovative luxury tote bags to foster the notion that one does not need to sacrifice style or luxury to be sustainable. To celebrate, AO London are holding a pre-launch drinks reception at the Conduit on September 6th, kickstarting the LFW timetable with an early showcase before the collection’s official release later that month. ‘As We Rise’ displaces…

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London Fashion Week

September 12, 2019 - September 17, 2019
The Store X, 180 Strand London, WC2R 1EA United Kingdom + Google Map
£135

London Fashion Week takes place at the BFC Showspace at Store X featuring established designers as well as world class emerging talent from BFC NEWGEN.  

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Milan Fashion Week

September 17, 2019 - September 23, 2019
Piazza Duomo, 31, 6 - 20121
Milano, Italy
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Once again, the National Chamber of Italian Fashion has prepared a rich and interesting calendar of fashion shows showcasing SS20collections distributed over six days. Milano Moda Donna is the most prestigious event organized by Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, with its two yearly appointments and a network of thousands of field operators that work to make this great event perfect. Milan Fashion Week, established in 1958, is part of the Big 4 fashion weeks internationally, the others being Paris Fashion…

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November 2019

AO London x The Maiyet Collective Pop Up Bicester Village

November 9, 2019 - November 24, 2019
Bicester Village, 50 Pringle Drive
UNIT 144 Bicester Village, OX26 6WD United Kingdom
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Free

AO London will join the Maiyet Collective for an exclusive positive impact pop up showcase at Bicester Village. The Maiyet Collective based on the founding principle that brands do better in collaboration will for the first time bring sustainability to Bicester, renowned as one of the world’s leading luxury shopping destinations. For further updates, please subscribe to our newsletters, add and follow us on our Instagram / Facebook. Come and join us and be in a chance to win a…

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