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SHOP |  |  30.10.10  |  send link
Nina Hollein pops up in Vienna
Image 2010|11|02 - 13

Frankfurt-based designer Nina Hollein will sell her collection in Vienna for a limited period in Showroom (Gumpendorferstraße 36, 1060).

EVENT |  |  29.10.10  |  send link
Little Knitaly
Image 2010|11|02

Okay, that's another one of these desperate pun-attempts. So let's focus on the essential: Cloed P. Baumgartner/Yppig launched a new - and very appropriate for the season - knit initiative called "Knitting in groups" .
From now on, knitters of all sexes and backgrounds are invited to unite in Muskat Café (on Yppenmarkt/Brunnenmarkt) every Tuesday starting at 6 pm.

If that's not gonna give a lot of wooly X-mas presents, then we don't know...

EXHIBITION |  |  28.10.10  |  send link
Friederike Hofmann @ Samstag
Image tonight at 6 pm

The Berlin-based artist Friederike Hofmann has a one-woman-show at Vienna's Samstag Shop: the exhibition opens tonight at 6, and Friederike will exhibit her work series "We Love Pop".

Well, don't we all indeed?

Music by House of the Very Island's... very own Markus Hausleitner.

EVENT |  |  27.10.10  |  send link
Image 2010|10|28

12 students from the bachelor fashion course at the Art University Linz will present their graduate collections in an independently organised fashion show.

"Werkschau" presents collections by the following graduate students: Doris Bujatti, Madeleine Bujatti, Susanne Duit, Carolin Holzhuber, Lila John, Anna Mang, Jennifer Yoko Mory, Alice Müller, Hjördis Münster, Julia Scharl, Alexandra Surugiu and Elisa Thönen.

The show will take place at WERK (Neulerchenfelderstraße 6-8, 1160). Doors open at 8 pm, show starts at 9 pm.

EXHIBITION |  |  26.10.10  |  send link
African Lace
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The exhibition African Lace is currently on show at the Austrian Museum of Ethnology . It sheds light on the manifold aspects of the use and traditions of lace in Nigeria.

In addition to that, fascinating links between traditional Austrian lace manufactures and the demand for lace in Nigeria are highlighted.

COMPETITION |  |  25.10.10  |  send link
Hyères 2011
Image The Festival International de la Mode et de la Photographie will take place in Hyères/Villa Noailles from April 29 - May 2, 2011.

Candidates can now submit their work to take part in next year's competition - please consult this website for further information and take good note of the following deadlines:

photography - deadline for submissions November 15, 2010
fashion - deadline for submissions December 3, 2010

EVENT |  |  23.10.10  |  send link
Bernhard Willhelm deejay...
Image Vienna obviously pays Bernhard Willhelm back all the love he made his students dedicate to the city last year with the motto of their first fashion project under his guidance.

Not only was he invited to design this year's Viennale bag, he will also perform as a DJ on October 30 starting at 10 pm in the Viennale's festival tent.

BOOK |  |  22.10.10  |  send link
Fashion Capital Hopping
Image A nice reading tip for all hard-travelling and jet-setting fashionistas, always on the run from one fashion week to the next:

"City Style" (Museyon)  is a guide to global fashion capitals inlcuding Milan, Paris, London, New York and Tokyo - with all the information a fashion-loving person ever dreamed of...

COMPETITION |  |  21.10.10  |  send link
Lena Lumelsky
Image Congratulations! Belgian designer Lena Lumelsky wins this year's edition of the Mango Fashion Award "El Botón".

BOOK |  |  21.10.10  |  send link
Dresscode Decryption
Image Fashion books of the other kind... "Dresscode Man" (Braumüller) is probably a good example of the "instant reading for deeper understanding of fashion".

Trend and style and shopping expert Irmi Schüch-Schamburek recently brought out "Dresscode Man", which will be followed (and completed) by "Dresscode Woman" in early December.

Right on time for Christmas...

EVENT |  |  20.10.10  |  send link
Wintertime 2010
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A last reminder for our readers - the very snowy, icy and frosty lifestyle fair Wintertime will take place in Vienna's Austria Center from October 22 - 24.

We would like to bring your attention to the following side events: an instant Photography Exhibition by The Impossible Project, the wintertime.STYLE.NIGHT on Oct. 23 from 9 pm.

The music lounge will be powered by Superfly.

EXHIBITION |  |  19.10.10  |  send link
Think Again!
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The New York Museum of Art and Design currently hosts an exhibition that presents an overview of contemporary jewellery design from Latin America.

"Think Again" is an interesting and important example of how our modes of perception should go beyond the usual stopovers on the international fashion and design map.

EVENT |  |  18.10.10  |  send link
Japan Fashion Week
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The 11th edition of "Japan Fashion Week" in Tokyo kicks off today and lasts until October 24.

A great opportunity to familiarise yourself with the goings-on in this interesting fashion scene. As every year around, several Austrian fashion labels will also present their summer 2011 collections in the showrooms organised by their agencies.

EVENT |  |  17.10.10  |  send link
Image 2010|10|18

It's always a bit tricky to try and translate puns into another language - usually the result is, well, awkward. Anyhow, this is not a literature homepage but an online magazine dedicated to fashion, so ...

... please be aware that seven students from the fashion classes at Hetzendorf (Univiersity of Linz), Angewandte, the University of Applied Arts and the Royal Academy in Antwerp have joined forces for a one-off presentation of their work:

"(an)gespannt" will feature works by Marlene Büchler, Johanna Diwold, Lisa-Marie Edi, Katrin Mayer, Madeleine Nostitz-Rieneck, Thomas Van der Jeught, and Romana Zöchling. The event will take place on Oct 18, starting at 9 pm in base-level Gallery (Heinrichsgasse 4, 1010).

A sample sale will take place on October 19 from 2 to 5 pm in the same location.

EXHIBITION |  |  17.10.10  |  send link
Amira Fritz
Image Amira Fritz is a German photographer who attended the Institute for Photography in Vienna from which she graduated in 2002. In 2008 she won the "Mention spéciale" of the Hyères photography jury.

She curently shows her work at the Fédération française du Prêt-à-porter/Paris (until November 30) and at the Galerie für Moderne Fotografie/Berlin (until December 4).

EXHIBITION |  |  16.10.10  |  send link
Artful Jewellery
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Congratulations, Petra Zimmermann - the jewellery designer received this year's Eligius Jewellery Award funded by the province of Salzburg.

Mrs. Zimmermann's work is the object of an exhibition that is currently on in Salzburg's Traklhaus - alongisde objects by other contemporary jewellery designers.

EXHIBITION |  |  15.10.10  |  send link
Future Beauty
Image 2010|10|15 - 2011|02|06

A very interesting fashion exhibition was curated by Akiko Fukai from the Kyoto Fashion Institute for London's Barbican Gallery: the show "Future Beauty" looks back on three decades of Japanese fashion and the impact of great talents in style the likes of Rei Kawakubo, Issey Miyake or Yohji Yamamoto had, and still have, on the world of fashion.

A must-see for all you Londonders out there...

DESIGNER |  |  14.10.10  |  send link
quartier21 Studio Visits

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This is your chance to meet & greet the Spaghetti Gangbang and Anouk Wipprecht - these international fashion designers are currently hosted by quartier21 as part of the artists' residency programme.

They will open their studios to the public this coming Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm. Artists' studios 501 and 613, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 (entrance is next to the Combinat shop in court 7)

EVENT |  |  13.10.10  |  send link
Very October - with Wubet
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The arrival of new exciting accessories created by Arnold Haas / Wubet at his Viennese flagship store will be celebrated in a special one-off event on October 14, starting at 7 pm (Praterstraße 11, 1020).

FILM TV |  |  13.10.10  |  send link
I Love USA

Image No worries - it's not that AUSTRIANFASHION.NET would turn into or anything of the kind - we would only like to make you aware of the short (fashion?) film that Hedi Slimane produced for

The film is entitled "I Love USA", and it's a nice stopover on your next internet shopping excursion. Warmly recommended.

EVENT |  |  12.10.10  |  send link
Mühlbauer fashion show
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One of the smaller fashion events we're always impatiently looking forward to is Mühlbauer's fashion show.

This season's presentation of Mühlbauer hats and collections stocked by Mühlbauer Moden will take place in Sailergasse 5, 1010 on October 14 at 7 pm.

EXHIBITION |  |  11.10.10  |  send link
Matthew Williamson
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If you're into British fashion talent, colourful prints and "ethereal and dreamlike" fashion (Sienna Miller), Mr. Williamson is the right designer for you.

An exhibition dedicated to this outstanding designer opens at Somerset House in London on October 13. Enjoy!