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EVENT |  |  28.10.11  |  send link
German Press Days Spring/Summer 2012
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Twice a year over a hundred fashion journalists, stylists and bloggers get together for the German Press Days in Berlin, to establish, comment on and communicate to you the latest trends and styles. Based on the very much important networking, these industry experts will be viewing collections of many of the most influential designers today and preparing to review and present them to the public. An event of this magnitude deserves a mark in the calendar!

SHOP |  |  26.10.11  |  send link
Fräulein Kleidsam Shopping Days

The popular shopping days of the vintage store Fräulein Kleidsam are once again upon us and exclusive vintage pieces are there up for grabs. This time around, special one-off pieces from Paris and Berlin have been added to the assortment and clothes from the Berlin brand Charming Styles are also on offer. Waiting for you to try them on and bring them home with you are also newly made pieces by Fräulein Kleidsam, inspired by the original cuts of the 60s. Vintage your life we say, and see you there!

Mon-Fri: 12 - 8 p.m., Sat: 12 - 8 p.m.
1040, Seisgasse 3

EVENT |  |  25.10.11  |  send link
Designers Open in Leipzig
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As opening celebration of the Designers Open in Leipzig, an extraordinary fashion show will be taking place. The professional dancer and director of the International Choreographic Centre of Leipzig, Leon Montserrat, together with dancers from Spinnerei Ballet and a careful selection of clothes from international labels will be exploring the boundaries between the disciplines in a truly impressive way. Senta Amacker, Minna Palmqvist, Bitten Stetter, Birthday Suits and the Viennese Hartmann Nordenholz are featured designers, so hurry and get your tickets while they are still available!

Walk On Air - Fashion Show
27th October, entry: 7.30 p.m.
Spinnerei, Leipzig

EXHIBITION |  |  24.10.11  |  send link
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The Tokyo based Swiss photographer Andreas Seibert and the Austrian fashion designer Edwina Hörl have collaborated on an exhibition entitled ‘涙 NAMIDA’, presenting Hörl’s autumn/winter collection as shot by Seibert. ‘涙 NAMIDA’, meaning ‘Tears’ is a title chosen to commemorate all those perished in, and all those still suffering as a result of, the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Supporting the sewing businesses in the Tohoku region, Hörl hopes that at least in this way, through her collections, she can help the suffering country. Whether to honour the victims of the catastrophe or look at inspirational designs, this exhibition is well worth your time.

Reception Party:
28th  October, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Impossible Project Space
1-20-5 Aobadai Meguro Tokyo

SHOW |  |  22.10.11  |  send link
Wedding Affairs
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Wedding Affairs, Vienna’s most prominent wedding show, sets out every time to inspire all the future brides to be with their expertly selected dresses, cakes, decorations and locations. Making this year’s show no different, only the crème de la crème of exhibitors has been chosen, including Elfenkleid, Michel Mayer, Pronuptia and more. Masters in wedding dresses, flowers and decorations or wedding planning are waiting for you to prepare your very special day.

22nd -23rd  October 2011, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
1060, Lehargasse 6-8

EXHIBITION |  |  22.10.11  |  send link
Vanity exhibition
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Devoted to the theme of vanity and fashion photography, this unique exhibition will be presenting over 200 selected works from the most extensive fashion photography collection in Germany - that of F.C. Gundlach. Showing the exceptional imagery, creation of ideals of beauty, elegance and femininity, the exhibit mirrors the sentiments of the always changing society that we live in. The works of photography superstars such as Cecil Beaton, Richard Avedon, Nick Knight, Peter Lindbergh, Helmut Newton or Irving Penn will be bringing to Vienna the world renowned glamour of the times past, surely leaving an ever lasting impression on everyone who visits.

21st October 2011- 12th February 2012
Kunsthalle Vienna

EVENT |  |  21.10.11  |  send link
Beyond Fashion Summit

Dedicated to re-thinking design and fashion by pushing the boundaries of aesthetics and sustainable processes forward, the Beyond Fashion Summit conference spread over two days will introduce you to some pretty covetable eco-design and sustainable fashion. Creating a bond between international speakers, consumers and creators, this educative knowledge transfer event will feature lectures on topics ranging from the future of sustainable design to fashion as politics, so there will be plenty to keep you busy during the days. We will be there too, so tune in for more detailed reports!

Görlitzer Straße 51
10997 Berlin

EXHIBITION |  |  20.10.11  |  send link
Fashion Weekend Skopje

Fashion Weekends are a unique way of supporting and promoting home-grown talent, and Macedonia is very well aware of this. Organised for the fourth time this season, Fashion Weekend Skopje will see young and upcoming designs as well as established names presenting their latest works. As a special side event the Austrian Soravia Group will host the Austrian Fashion Day featuring Cinema Photographique by Michael Dürr and a fashion show by the label Callisti.

Fashion Weekend Skopje
19th-23rd October

Austrian exhibition:
27th October
8 p.m. Cinema Photographique
9 p.m. Fashion Show

EXHIBITION |  |  20.10.11  |  send link
Nine Ways for ‘White’ Jewellery
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Dealing with the concept of jewellery and discussing its place in the world as well as the various processes and inspirations that inspire its creation, a jewellery exhibition featuring nine artists presenting their work is taking place. The artists, representing different generations, directions and styles, will be showing their individual works on the theme ‘White’. The many associations and possibilities of ‘White’, will see ANDREA AUER, SUSANNE BLIN, PETR DVORAK, ASTRID GOLD, ERIKA LEITNER, JACQUELINE  I. LILLIE, GERTI MACHACEK, BAO TOAN PULS and  FLORIAN WAGNER make the best of their talents, making this one exhibition worth seeing.

20th October, 18:00
Modestudio LINIERT
Sechskrügelgasse 2
1030 Vienna

21st- 22nd October 2011, 11 - 7 p.m.

EXHIBITION |  |  18.10.11  |  send link
an(gespannt) #3
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The students of Moden & Styles, a course at the Academy of the Fine Arts, have gotten together for the third time as a part of the successful exhibition series an(gespannt). This year's part of an(gespannt) is entitled 'Himmel, Oasch und Zwirn' and will be reaching deeper into the meanings of the concept of fashion and will be presenting the hard earned knowledge of the students. Their acquired skills are nothing if not innovative and if you too want to be a part of their exciting future, come take a look.

Opening: 18th October, 7 p.m.
Galerie base-level
1010, Heinrichsgasse 4

EXHIBITION |  |  17.10.11  |  send link
Old Hat, New Fashion
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The second part of the contemporary arts and crafts series in the Museum im Palais is putting the hats of Christine Rohr in centre attention. The exhibition is offering an exclusive and extensive peek at fashion trends of the past 170 years and features currents hat designs inspired by historical ideas and materials. The new designs are translating the extravagances of the past into the modern language of today, and there is plenty to grab your attention. There will be a fashion show taking place during the exhibition opening, so don’t miss your chance to go back into the future with this very special exhibition.

Exhibition opening & fashion show: 19th October, 7 p.m.
Museum im Palais
8010 Graz, Sackstrasse 16

DESIGNER |  |  14.10.11  |  send link
Veronika Persché in London
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The Source Expo in London never fails to bring together creative minds and ethical thinking together. Proving this, the Vienna-based knitting expert Veronika Persché will be presenting her fabrics and designs made from organic materials. Aimed at environmentally and socially responsible designers, this is an expo well worth noting down for its ideas and views as well as for its design talent. If you too would like to learn a bit more about the subject or just come and admire the works, you are invited!

17th-18th October, 2011

EVENT |  |  13.10.11  |  send link
Connections Berlin
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Le Book, the international platform for fashion, photography and advertising is presenting Connections Berlin, an exceptional trade-show for the creative community, bringing together over a thousand photographers, illustrators, art directors and many more. It’s a platform for showcasing and viewing portfolios, making connections and sourcing new talent in a dynamic and lively atmosphere. Some of the most prominent artists, agents and talent hunters will be on the spot, eagerly looking for new faces with a lot of potential. If ever there was a possibility of being discovered, this is it!

By invitation only, sign up to reserve your place
20st-21st October
Café Moskau, Berlin
Karl-Marx-Allee 34

SHOP |  |  12.10.11  |  send link
Join the celebration

Two of the best Viennese concept stores are officially back! The fantastic At First Sight has already re-opened its doors on October 7th offering a range of nice fashion labels, accessories and books, that make it definitely worth a visit! And we`ve got another piece of good news: White Rabbit, celebrating its 1st anniversary, have created a shiny new space with loads of new ideas as well as new designers that you can look forward to. A special window installation by Mathias Seeman and a new Art Space will also be unveiled. Share our excitement and join in on the celebration!

White rabbit
Aktion 1 - The Reopening
13th October, 6 p.m.
1010, Fischerstiege 1-7

At First Sight:
1070, Kirchengasse 24

SHOP |  |  10.10.11  |  send link
New collection, new store!


One of the biggest presences on the Viennese fashion scene- the label Schella Kann, has been going strong for decades. Sustainable and high-quality garments ranging from the elegant to the sporty, there is everything for the varied clientele that the label has established for itself. Their only recently opened new store, just as fashionable as the clothes themselves, is now stocked up with the newest Spring/Summer 2012 collection, ready for you to admire and buy. Take some time off and come immerse yourself in a true summer feeling!

Schella Kann
1010, Spiegelgasse 15

SHOW |  |  07.10.11  |  send link
blickfang Vienna

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The international design trade show blickfang is back in Vienna once again, this time under the motto 'Everything new'’. The old foundations have been shaken up, everything has been transformed and innovated and you can now look forward to around 140 designers presenting the newest and hottest in design, fashion, furniture, accessories and much more. Design workshops, special editions and other surprises are in store for the thousands of visitors, making this one shiny new trade show with a lot of potential and a bright future. As a gift to you, we are giving away 3x2 tickets to the show. Enter by sending an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it along with the subject 'blickfang' until the 10th of October. Good luck and see you there!

blickfang Vienna
1010, Stubenring 5

FILM TV |  |  04.10.11  |  send link
A Shaded View On Fashion Film
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Encouraging both established and emerging artists to take a different spin on fashion and film, ASVOFF is a three-day festival organised by Diane Pernet and attracting some of the biggest names in fashion and film. The festival has already brought together names like Yves Saint Laurent, Rodarte, Prada, Bruce Weber, Roisin Murphy or Dita von Teese, as well as many others, are taking part in the festival, as is Daphne Guiness who will be making a special appearance. This year for the forth time, numerous short films will be competing for coveted prizes and awards - and there`s an Austrian production listed among the nominees: Meta.Morph directed by Andreas Waldschütz & Adia Trischler!
Have a look at the programme for various music gigs, performances, installations and much more, making this one unforgettable contemporary and cultural event.

Centre Pompidou, Paris