Düsseldorf invites Austria
Fashion Net Düsseldorf invites you to experience its new Fashion Net Education Center. Its ambitious goal is to further increase the city's standing as a national and global fashion center and strengthen its leading position by creating an innovative cross-bordering network accessible to all players of the fashion industry. As a part of the opening event on July 24th a day-long conference sheds light on the topic of the Austrian fashion scene.
Confirmed speakers are: Peter Pilotto
and Christopher De Vos
, Achim Leidel
(General Manager DACH, Scholl Footwear) Mirza Sprecakovic
(Vangardist), Monika Kycelt
(director of Modeschule Hetzendorf) Gabriele Skach
(associate lecturer at Modeschule Hetzendorf) designer duo Wendy & Jim
and couture designer Susanne Bisovsky
as well as our newcomers meshit
, Lisa Novak
and Sophie Skach
So make sure you are there while it happens!
For the programme and more useful info - see here
Erkrather Str. 30
40 233 Düsseldorf
Make it Hard
2011|07|23 - 2011|08|08
Helmut Lang, who retired from the fashion industry in 2005, shreded 6,000 pieces of clothing in his archival collection to make 12 stalacite shaped sculptures for a solo exhibition titled "Make it Hard
" at the The Fireplace Project gallery
in East Hampton. Neville Wakefield
, the creative director who is presenting the exhibit, said that the works made of 25 years of fashion represent "the transience of our creative endeavors
.” With materials like fabric, fur, hair, leather plastic, feathers and metal, Lang's show should definitely be interesting to see.
July 23, 6-8pm
851 Springs Fireplace Road
East Hampton NY 11937
Textile Kultur Haslach Summer 2011
2011|07|17 - 29
Textile Kultur Haslach
has been established exactly 20 years ago. As part of this year's joyous festival programme, Textile Kultur Haslach opens the summer with a party as prelude to two weeks full of workshops, lectures and exhibitions. Additionally an international weavers' market will be held on the 23rd and 24th of July. Please check out the programme here
4170 Haslach an der Mühl
2011|07|15 - 16
Ten years of ITS
( International Talent Support - a platform for fresh talent that is known for creating projects involving big brands and young creative minds) ITS#TEN is composed of four disciplines, each one with a main area partner, DIESEL for ITS#FASHION, YKK for ITS#ACCESSORIES, DISARONNO for ITS#PHOTO and new this year SWAROVSKI Elements for ITS#JEWELRY. With its awards, special projects and work experiences, ITS, confirms real support to the new ITS generation.
The Avantgarde Diaries
2011|07|15 - 17
The Avantgarde Diaries
/ Transmission 1 is a worldwide festival-tour, curated by Raf Simons for Mercedes Benz, where design, art, music, film and fashion merge in an avantgarde way. During a three-day festival RAF together with 10 selected artists will present their individual perception of Avantgarde.
10178 Berlin, Alexanderstraße 11
Tickets are free of charge (available on July 14th)
_fabrics interseason SALE
2011|07|14 - 16
A unique fashion occasion for all you Vienna-based lovers of avantgardistic apparel: ____fabrics interseason will host a special three-day archive sample sale in their studio. This will give you the opportunity to lay your hands on the exceptional pieces at very exceptional prices!
Thursday, Friday: 4 - 8pm
Saturday: noon - 6pm
____fabrics interseason HQ
1160, Haymerlegasse 6/3
Call for designers: Designers’ open
The three day Festival of Design in Leipzig
that combines a trade show with sales, a diverse programme and design exhibits is now receiving applications from designers wishing to participate and show their talent on an international level. Works ranging from interior, communication, fashion or industrial design will be on display during the trade show and the best of the best will be chosen by a professional jury. If you know you’ve got what it takes, don’t miss your chance and apply until the end of July
Berlin Fashion Week & Austria
As Berlin Fashion Week
approaches, the Austrians are ready and set to represent their country and their very own talents on a larger scale. This year, numerous showrooms and shows of our designers are on the schedule. Lena Hoschek
(11.30am) and Rebekka Ruétz
(2pm) will present during the opening day in the Mercedez Benz tent
will be showing in the Edged Showroom followed by a show (8th July, 7.30pm) in the frame of the SHOW0711
. 14 gifted designing brains (see below) are partaking in the Projektgalerie Showroom
, where the Austrian embassy invites you to a cocktail followed by a fashion show by Nicola Fechter
(7th July, 6pm).
, MICHEL MAYER
will present their designs during a show under the Austrian Fashion Design
concept in the venue on the Strasse des 17. Juni (7th July, 2pm).
And finally the young designers will be honored by an official after show party celebration hosted by Tingel Tangel. See full line-up here
@ Projektgalerie Showroom: ep_anoui
, advanced minority
, Andy Wolf Eyewear
, Angel of Pleasure
, CHRISTINA BERGER
, Dejan Dukic
, MICHEL MAYER
, Nikola Fechter
, Rebekka Ruétz
, Wilfried Mayer
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