If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then China’s clubbing scene is making us blush like a beetroot.
Taking the idea of inspiration to the next level by using the same name and near-identical logo of a very well-known cultural institution that definitely already exists, a venue in the area of downtown Chongqing has decided to call itself… Fabric!
Yep, just like London’s Fabric, that’s been leading the world’s nightlife for nearly two decades.
A ballsy move, but surely no one would put themselves up for those kinds of comparisons without having something to back it up? Well, no. China’s faux-Fabric is actually just a pretty standard EDM club, it turns out.
Disappointing, but the real question is, does China have a knock-off Tiger Tiger, too?
Sticking to the original? Here’s all the info on London’s Fabric.
And if you’re not heading to Fabric this NYE, try one of these New Year’s Eve knees-ups.