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EXHIBITION |  austrianfashion.net  |  31.03.09  |  send link
Maison Martin Margiela
Image Open since March 20 in Munich's Haus der Kunst is the apparently very well curated show "20" that sheds light on all relevant aspects of the manifold activities taken up by Maison Martin Margiela since it was set up in Paris 20 years ago. A must-see for all lovers of groundbreaking fashion design impulses.

Haus der Kunst , March 20 through June 1
open daily 10 am to 10 pm


DISCOURSE |  austrianfashion.net  |  30.03.09  |  send link
Creative Cities
Image31|03|2009

Im Rahmen des von Ö1 veranstalteten Symposiums mit dem Titel "Creative Cities. Das Versprechen der kreativen Ökonomie" versuchen ExpertInnen im Wiener Radiokulturhaus Antworten auf die aktuellen Fragen der Kreativwirtschaft zu geben.

Eine Veranstaltung der Ö1 Wissenschaftsredaktion in Kooperation mit dem BMUKK, Departure, WWTF und impulse - Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH

1040, Argentinierstraße 30a
Großer Sendesaal
Eintritt frei
14.00 Uhr


EXHIBITION |  austrianfashion.net  |  27.03.09  |  send link
Artsy residence
Image 2009|04|01

What a classy location: the fashion-affiliated luxury hotel Le Méridien invites you to the hotel's artist's space, where the exhibition "Vienna People" will consist of photographic portraits taken by photographer Inge Prader of people wearing fashion by Schella Kann . Don't miss it.

Le Méridien Artist's Space, 1st floor, Opernring 13 - 15, 1010
Opening on April 1st, starting 7 pm


DISCOURSE |  austrianfashion.net  |  27.03.09  |  send link
Angewandte Hearings Modeprofessur

Image 30 + 31|03|2009

Da war'n es nur noch vier: hier ist noch die komplette Liste von fünf Hearing-Kandidaten gepostet. Lutz ist mittlerweile offenbar verschwunden, denn das offizielle Organ der Angewandten verzeichnet nur mehr vier KandidatInnen für die Branquinhonachfolge an der Modeklasse der Universität: Wendy&Jim, Patrick van Ommeslaeghe, Bernhard Willhelm und Eley Kishimoto.

Mo, 11.30: Wendy & Jim
Mo, 13.00: Patrick van Ommeslaeghe
Di, 10.30: Bernhard Willhelm; Di, 12.00: Eley Kishimoto

Universität für Angewandte Kunst
1010, Oskar Kokoschka Platz 2
Hauptgebäude, Ferstel-Trakt (Altbau)
Dachgeschoß Seminarraum B  


EVENT |  austrianfashion.net  |  26.03.09  |  send link
Pagabei Children's Wear
Image 2009|03|27 - 03|28

Let's celebrate spring (and, consequently, hope for better weather): Pagabei is a brand specialising in children's wear. They invite all organic cotton-loving parents and their kids to their store in Vienna's 8th district this week. Enjoy yourself - and indulge in loads of chives-sprinkled sandwiches!

Lange Gasse 38, 1080


SHOP |  austrianfashion.net  |  25.03.09  |  send link
Clemens en August
Image 2009|03|26 - 03|28

Hooray, hooray! Clemens en August is back. The puristically chic S/S 09 collection by Munich-based designer Alexander Brenninkmeijer, offspring of the dynasty that launched the C&A stores (short for Clemens en August, would you believe it) hits Vienna again. Be there and shop like mad!

MAK, Weiskirchnerstr. 3, 1010, Thursday through Saturday, 11 am - 8 pm


FESTIVAL |  austrianfashion.net  |  24.03.09  |  send link
Japan Fashion Week

Image 2009|03|23 - 03|29

Tokyo mon amour: for the 8th time running, the Japanese capital hosts its own fashion week with autumn/winter collections for the 2009/10 season. Among the Austrian designers that are part of the game: Edith A'Gay takes part in the EU-sponsored "weareurope 09" section of the fashion week that takes place in the Tokyo Grand Hyatt.


DISCOURSE |  austrianfashion.net  |  24.03.09  |  send link
Hetzendorfgespräche X
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Zum zehnten Mal ist die Modeschule Wien im Schloss Hetzendorf Austragungsort eines Modesymposions, das diesjährige Thema lautet "Mode & Text". In einer Vielzahl von Vorträgen und einer Podiumsdiskussion wird das Thema aus kulturwissenschaftlicher, philosophischer und journalistischer Perspektive erörtert (das Programm zum Download hier). Die Eröffnung findet am 26. März um 14:30 statt, es spricht die Direktorin der Modeschule, Dr. Gerda Buxbaum. Am Abend des ersten Symposiontages wird auch der im Springer Verlag erschienen Band "Fashion in Context" präsentiert, als dessen Herausgeberin ebenfalls Gerda Buxbaum fungiert und der Beiträge aus allen zehn Hetzendorfgesprächen versammelt.

Modeschule Wien im Schloss Hetzendorf, Hetzendorferstraße 79, 1120


DISCOURSE |  austrianfashion.net  |  23.03.09  |  send link
Macht des Ornaments
Image 25|03|2009

Die Künstlerin Adriana Czernin spricht im Rahmen des Begleitprogramms zur Ausstellung "Die Macht des Ornaments" über ihre künstlerischen Anliegen und ihre Position zum Thema Ornament.


25.März, 19 Uhr
Treffpunkt: Unteres Belvedere, Rennweg 6, 1030 Wien 

Veranstaltungsbeitrag: € 4.- (exkl. Eintritt)


COMPETITION |  austrianfashion.net  |  20.03.09  |  send link
AoF Masterclass 2009
Image The Arts of Fashion Foundation invites fashion students worldwide to participate in their Masterclass 09 competition. This year's edition calls for entries inspired by the overall theme "Illusion". Entries can be submitted from now on, the deadline for submissions is April 24. You better hurry up though, as online registration is now open and limited to 500 applicants. For further information and details about the required documents, please click here.


EVENT |  austrianfashion.net  |  19.03.09  |  send link
Edwina Hörl - Untitled

Image 21|03|2009

Tokyo-based Austrian-born fashion designer Edwina Hörl invites you to the presentation of her latest publication "Untitled" in Tokyo. An exhibition will be open from March 17 through 22, with an exceptional reception, flea market and launch party taking place on Saturday, March 21. More information here.

March 21, 1 - 4 pm
201, 5-3-8, Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 107-0062


EVENT |  austrianfashion.net  |  18.03.09  |  send link
Mühlbauer Präsentation

Image 19|03|2009

Mode Mühlbauer und Mühlbauer Hutmanufaktur bitten zur Präsentation der F/S-Kollektionen 2009.

Seilergasse 10, 1010, ab 19 Uhr


EVENT |  austrianfashion.net  |  17.03.09  |  send link
die Angewandte: Open House
Image 19|03|2009

Die Universität für Angewandte Kunst in Wien lädt ein, das Stammhaus und alle Exposituren am Tag der offenen Tür zu besichtigen. Das Haus steht von 10 bis 17 Uhr allen BesucherInnen offen. Anmeldungen zu Gruppenführungen ist möglich. Details und Kontaktinformationen hier.


COMPETITION |  austrianfashion.net  |  16.03.09  |  send link
Online Vote Brit Insurance Award 09
Image It's not too late for you to have your say: be part of the online jury and vote for the designs that you think most deserve the Brit Insurance Design Awards 09. Go to this website and vote for your favourite entrants in the award categories achitecture, fashion, furniture, graphics, interactive, product and transport.  But hurry up, as voting closes at midnight on March 17.


ARTICLE |  austrianfashion.net  |  14.03.09  |  send link
Vienna Visions
Image The fashion platform Nineteen74 has invited fashion professionals to give their vision of some of the world's less important fashion capitals. Photographer Jürgen Knoth condensed his ideas in the one-image-project "Vienna's Calling" . A comprehensive article about the whole thing was published by exclusive media partner Die Presse/Schaufenster. We can only agree with what our colleagues say.


EVENT |  austrianfashion.net  |  13.03.09  |  send link
Austrian Fashion Day
Image 16|03|2009

A startling initiative by the international department of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce (WKO), March 16 is the Austrian Fashion Day. Buyers from abroad are brought to the Austrian capital where they will have the chance to meet and place their orders with a top-selection of fashion designers.


FESTIVAL |  austrianfashion.net  |  12.03.09  |  send link
080 Barcelona Fashion
Image 16|03 - 18|03|2009

080 Barcelona Fashion is an initiative by the Catalan government to (re)position the region's capital on the international fashion map as a top location for avantgarde fashion. The festival takes place on three days and comprises a large number of shows featuring internationally acclaimed designers. Pelican Avenue is the one Austrian label invited. ¡Viva la moda!


SHOP |  austrianfashion.net  |  11.03.09  |  send link
Guerilla Store 2009
Image Robin Schulie, buyer-in-charge for the legendary Paris boutique Maria Luisa, will make the selection for this year's Guerilla Store. Designers are welcome to bring their work samples to Gumpendorferstraße 56 (1060), preferrably items from their S/S 09 collection. The temporary store will open its doors in early June. Submissions are accepted until March 20, 4 pm. More information here.


EVENT |  austrianfashion.net  |  10.03.09  |  send link
Modeklassenparty
Image 13|03|2009

Die Modeklasse der Universität für Angewandte Kunst lädt zum Feiern ein: Diesen Freitag findet ab 22 Uhr im Universitätsgebäude das unumgängliche Event für alle partywütigen Modefans statt.

Oskar-Kokoschka-Platz 2, 1010


EXHIBITION |  austrianfashion.net  |  09.03.09  |  send link
Adlmüller Ausstellung
Image 13|03 - 30|04|2009

Die Universität für Angewandte Kunst gedenkt des ehemaligen Leiters der Modeklasse und großen Wiener Couturiers W. F. Adlmüller mit einer Ausstellung anlässlich seines 100. Geburtstages. Zur Eröffnung am 12. März sprechen Gerald Bast, Elisabeth Frottier, Valerie Lange und Lotte Tobisch.

Eröffnung am 12. März um 18 Uhr "präcise"
Heiligenkreuzer Hof - Eingang Schönlaterngasse 5, 1010

EXHIBITION |  austrianfashion.net  |  07.03.09  |  send link
Andrea Cammarosano
Image Current artist-in-residence of quartier21 and part of the "Sharp Chic" exhibition in "Freiraum" art space, Andrea Cammarosano is assistant designer to Walter van Beirendonck. His next collection "Bury Me Standing" is inspired by submarines and funeral rituals and is exhibited in the AIRbase of quartier21.


SHOP |  austrianfashion.net  |  06.03.09  |  send link
Lineight
Image 06|03|2009

Another facet of fashion: the "Haute Couture" collection designed by La Hong for Austrian discount retailer Hofer hits the stores on March 6. Still unsolved: the question whether there will actually be changing rooms at the disposal of Hofer customers.