London Fashion Week: Marios Schwab S/S 08
Swarovski Sparkles TV is broadcasting a video of Marios Schwab's spring/summer 2008 collection. You can view it here. Also see what Marios himself has to say about it in this interview. For a more detailed look at this beautiful collection go to Vogue.fr.
London Fashion Week: Peter Pilotto S/S 08
Austrian fashion designer Peter Pilotto is featured on Style.com's spring review. He has shown his spring/summer 2008 collection, which he discribes as a "Baroque-techno beach trip", yesterday for the first time in London and is now part of the young designer enclave of London's East End.
His website is not updated yet, but you can have a look at the new collection here at tfs.
19|09|07 - 13|10|07 at Westbahnstraße 11-13
As the name already implies, 96H Store will only open its doors for 96 hours. In a special environment where fashion, design and music meet, you will be able to buy 55DSL's fall/winter 07 collection.
Stimuli claims to document the zeitgeist and anticipates where it's heading next. The new magazine is based in London and Antwerp and its first issue features Wendy & Jim, Romain Kremer, Christian Wijnants and more.
In Pictures: Backstage Costs Of Fashion Week
View slideshow and read the accompanying arcticle by Hitha Prabhakar of Forbes.com and find out why beauty and perfection don't come cheap during fashion week.
Uniqlo T-Shirt Competition
Create and enter a T-shirt design based on your free, creative ideas. The winner will recieve a cash prize of 3 million yen and his/her design will be commercialized and sold on T-shirts by Uniqlo.
But hurry! Deadline is September 20th!
04|10|07 - 07|10|07 in Paris
Rendez-Vous Femme is taking place again in Paris at two central locations. Over 160 internatinal designers will be showing their spring/summer 08 collections. Austrian label Pelican Avenue will present on the 4th of October from 19.00 - 22.00.
now- 27|10|07 in North East England
Dott 07, which is co-curated by Sabine Seymour, is a year of community projects, events and exhibitions based in North East England that explore what life in a sustainable region could be like – and how design can help us get there.
Designer of the Month at MQ Point
Barbara Habig, with her label Habig, is currently designer of the month at MQ point. On show is her fall/winter 07 hat collection which is very much inspired by the 1920s. Read more here.
Vienna Design Week
03|10|07 - 21|10|07 in Vienna
Vienna will be introducing its first design festival to the international design calendar of festivals and fairs, presenting the dynamic variety of contemporary Austrian design under one roof. The two and a half week festival intends to become an annual fixture aiming to "hone the perception of design, illustrate different approaches, and above all, stimulate a delight in design".
Sewteeth Vol. 05 Premiere
20|09|07 - 14|10|07 at Steirischer Herbst, Graz
Anita Hofer, Cloed Baumgartner, Jogi Hofmüller, Reni Hofmüller
An afternoon, a work commision, a piece: "Sewteeth" is a performance arrangement of sewing machines with integrated pickups. The act of sewing becomes an immediate musical event. Once the piece has been produced, the work commision completed, the performance is finished.
now - 30|09|07 at MQ in Vienna
Fashion institute Hetzendorf's graduates are exhibiting their degree shows at quartier 21. Opened daily from noon till 8pm. For more information click here.
AnOther Magazine Restyle
The new restyled issue of AnOther magazine will hit the shelves on September 13th. Among other things it will feature Austrian jewelry designer Florian Ladstätter and photos by Austrian photographer Michael Dürr.
Awesome swedish webshop for Cicatriz clothing.
The Golden Age of Couture
22|09|07 - 06|01|08 at V&A
Don't miss this glamorous exhibition which will focus on Parisian and British couture between 1947-1957, a decade that Christian Dior described as the ‘Golden Age’ of fashion.
Bernhard Willhelm Exhibition
now - 27|01|08 at MoMu in Antwerp
The fashion museum MoMu in Antwerp is showing a retrospective of Bernhard Willhelm’s career. A must see!
Blickfang Design Fair
19|10|07 - 21|10|07 at MAK.
The Blickfang is Austria's biggest design fair for fashion, furniture and jewellery and will take place for the 4th time this year.