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The best in luxury fashion, art and design this June

The Dandelion Chandelier Calendar for Luxury Fashion and Design highlights the best in luxury fashion and design and art world events this June 2019. These are the June art auctions, antique shows, art fairs, design shows, and fashion and beauty events that everyone will be talking about. 

The best in luxury fashion, art and design this June

What are the best luxury fashion and design events this June? The month kicks off with some great new exhibitions, including Balenciaga and Spanish Painting at El Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Among the big art world events in June, Art Basel rules. The annual CFDA Fashion Awards are in Brooklyn this year. San Francisco and Barcelona host Design Weeks. And don’t miss your chance to bid on a guitar used by David Gilmour, guitarist, singer and songwriter of Pink Floyd.

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The international fashion community honors the best in American design at the CFDA Fashion Awards.  The event will take place at the Brooklyn Museum, and Bob Mackie will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award – June 3

London Fashion Week Men’s takes place this month – June 8 – 10

Next, head to Italy for Milano Moda Uomo – also known as Men’s Fashion Week Milan – June 14 – 17

To mark its 10th anniversary, the Museum of Lace and Northern France will present Olivier Theyskens: In Praesentia.  The exhibit will celebrate the designer’s 20+ year career – June 15 – Jan 5, 2020

Balenciaga and Spanish Painting opens at El Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Its focus is the relationship between Spanish paintings and the work of Cristobal Balenciaga – June 18 – Sep 22

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Oliver Theyskens In Praesentia

2. art fairs and shows

ArtVilnius is the only contemporary art fair in Lithuania and the largest art fair in the Eastern Europe region – through June 2

Following the cancellation of their New York edition in February, Volta will take place alongside Art Basel – June 10 – 15

Focusing on emerging talent, Liste in Basel is the international leading fair for new discoveries in contemporary art – June 10 – 16

The premier European art show, the Basel edition of Art Basel attracts nearly 90,000 art lovers from across the globe – June 13 – 16

Masterpiece London Art Fair has established itself as the world’s leading cross-collecting fair, offering the finest works of art, design, furniture and jewelry – June 27 – July 3

Art Basel

3. art auctions and antique shows

Write Me and Tell Me Your Heart: Leonard Cohen’s Letters to Marianne at Christie’s is wildly romantic. The auction features over 50 letters from Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to his most famous muse, Marianne Ihlen – June 5 – 13

Sotheby’s Coups de Coeur: The Guy and Helen Barbier Family Collection will include a diverse selection of works by some of the most important and avant-garde artists from South Asia – June 10

The Arts & Antiques Fair Olympia celebrates its 47th year this year at London’s iconic Kensington Olympia Exhibition Center. The show features high quality art, antiques, furniture and collectibles – June 19 – 28

This month Christie’s presents The David Gilmour Guitar Collection. Rock fans can bid on the personal guitar collection of David Gilmour, the guitarist, singer and songwriter of Pink Floyd. More than 120 guitars will be on offer – June 20

Sotheby’s Paris will host the Vue sur la Riviera – La Villa d’un Collectionneur sale which includes furniture and decor with a Belle Époque ambiance – June 25

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Guitars for auction from David Gilmour of Pink Floyd

4. design shows and conferences

The London Festival of Architecture is a month long, citywide celebration of architectural experimentation.  This year’s theme is boundaries – June 1 – 30

This year’s AIA Conference on Architecture takes place in Las Vegas and over the course of three days guests will explore all that’s new and now in architecture and design – June 6 – 8

Debuting this year, Edit Napoli combines all the commercial aspects of a traditional international fair with the curatorial quality of an exhibit.  Expect to see a focus on small entities offering high-quality products and services you typically don’t find at the bigger events – June 6 – 9

Conferences, exhibitions, business meetings and networking sessions head to the capital of Catalonian for Barcelona Design Week – June 12 – 20

Now in its 11th edition, this year’s San Francisco Design Week centers around the city’s ties to tech companies. Events center around designing for crypto-currency, augmented reality and artificial intelligence.  The theme for this year is community – June 20 – 28

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London Festival of Architecture

That’s it. Our top picks for the best luxury fashion and design and art world events this June 2019. Have a brilliant month.

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