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Creative minded people: this one is for you!

Last Saturday (9 August) was the opening of London's newest hidden gem: House of Vans London. No, it isn't a new Vans shop but a 3,000sqm underground creative lab. Literally, because it's beneath Waterloo Station in the Old Vic Tunnels (central London). It's a new home for artists in residence (Tunnel #2), an open music platform with a capacity of 850 people (Tunnel #3), a bar, a cinema and most of all: London's only indoor skatepark (Tunnel #4 and #5). But you can also just come by to relax and hang out.

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The fashion world of Jean Paul Gaultier

This first major exhibition about Gaultier's world is a must-see for every fashion lover. There'll be lots of clothes, including Madonna's iconic bra! In other words: another reason to go to London this summer...

Until August 25 at the Barbican (it's recommended to book tickets in advance)

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When fashion meets art

Afbeelding Yesterday the Tate Modern was a 'bit' more crowdy than usual. Topshop took over the Turbine Hall to unveil the latest collection from its Unique label. The museum was open for the public, so some lucky people could follow the show from the balcony and watch the incredible front row (Kendall Jenner, Kate Moss and her sister Lottie, Ashley Madekwe, Poppy Delevingne, Anna Wintour, etc.).

Also, the show was live streamed at the Oxford Circus flagship store where a few visitors could watch it in 3D with Google glass.

This show was definitely the talk of the day (i.e. instagram being all over with it):