VEUVE CLICQUOT WIDOW SERIES RETURNS TO LONDON WITH A REBEL THEME
Veuve Clicquot have hosted an immersive art event called the Widow Series for the past three years, paying homage to Madame Clicquot, the revolutionary founder of the House. Cultural leaders curate the shows, years gone by include Nick Knight of SHOWstudio and Carine Roitfeld, Fashion Editor. This year, Creative Director Tom Hingston of Hingston Studio joins the series for this year’s theme 'Rebels'.
Madame Clicquot was a figure of rebellion in many ways and is often described as a trailblazer in her own right. She famously transformed the champagne industry after becoming a widow at the age of 27. She redefined gender stereotypes. Madame Clicquot built her empire with bold ambition despite facing bankruptcy, rebelling against the constraints of the society she existed in.
Rebels explores some of Britain’s key subcultural moments, touching on significant events in the Veuve Clicquot story. Rebels embraces music, fashion, film and installation to tell it’s tale of revolution. There are six rooms and you can expect musical moments through collaborations between cultural tastemakers, pushing gender and identity boundaries.
Collaborators include: Warren Du Preez, Nick Thornton Jones, Rebecca Louise Law, Anna Burns, Liam Hodges, Joe Goddard of Hot Chip, Young Fathers, Savages: Jehnny Beth & Johnny Hostile and musician James Lavelle.
For more information about the Widow Series 2018, please click here.