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Off the record, August 11 2012

Private White VC hosted Men’s File, stores backed Team GB and Opening Ceremony, erm, opened

WHAT Voi Jeans’ Dale Thorpe’s charity skydive

WHERE Black Knight Parachute Centre, Lancashire

Denim brand Voi Jeans’ head of design Dale Thorpe

Denim brand Voi Jeans’ head of design Dale Thorpe

Denim brand Voi Jeans’ head of design Dale Thorpe (pictured) is to complete a charity skydive in aid of The Christie, a specialist cancer centre in Manchester, which has been helping to care for his one-year-old son Lucas, who was diagnosed with a rare form of bladder cancer last September.

The amount Thorpe is hoping to raise more than £5,000.

To donate Visit www.justgiving.com/christiesjump4lucas

WHAT Launch of Opening Ceremony pop-up shop                           

WHERE King Street, Covent Garden          

Launch of Opening Ceremony pop-up shop

Launch of Opening Ceremony pop-up shop

The cult US retailer hosted a street party to publicise the opening of its pop-up store.

The guests Opening Ceremony founder Humberto Leon was joined by Fashion East’s Lulu Kennedy and designers Henry Holland, James Long and Erdem.

Food and drink Partygoers sipping Ciroc cocktails queued up outside for beef burgers and ice creams.

WHAT Launch of issue seven of Men’s File magazine

WHERE Private White VC flagship store,

Lamb’s Conduit Street British menswear brand Private White VC hosted a party at its London flagship store to mark the launch of the latest issue of heritage style magazine Men’s File and Men’s File Archive: Transportation, a limited-edition book curated by the magazine.

The drinks Guests were treated to a selection of beers and wines in between browsing Private White VC’s latest collection.

The guests (From left) Private White VC designer Nick Ashley, Men’s File creative director and founder Nick Clements and Private White VC director James Eden were joined by a crowd that spilled onto the street in  the sun.

Private White VC designer Nick Ashley, Men’s File creative director and founder Nick Clements and Private White VC director James Eden

Private White VC designer Nick Ashley, Men’s File creative director and founder Nick Clements and Private White VC director James Eden

WHAT Mile of Style shop windows in support of Team GB     

WHERE Regent Street, London 

Ted Baker

Ted Baker

More than 30 retailers on London’s Mile of Style encompassing Conduit Street, Brewer Street and Regent Street, created window displays in support of the British Olympic team.

The retailers Ted Baker, Juicy Couture and Tommy Hilfiger took part.

Shhhhhh!

Which fashion PR inadvertently labelled a photo of one of its clients ‘Twit’ and then sent it through to Drapers?

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