The ESSENCE 11
2011|06|28 - 07|17The ESSENCE 11
at the MAK - visitors of this well known annual exhibition see works created by students from departements of the University of Applied Arts Vienna. The selected works of this current academic year are coming from the departements of Architecture, Industrial Design, Fine Arts, Stage Design, Restoration, Design, Media Design, Art & Science and Literature.
1010, Weiskirchnerstraße 3
Green Expo 2011
2011|06|24 - 26
The Green Expo
will be held in Austria for the very first time and is bringing along a major exhibition about the topics of sustainability, energy, green living and a more conscious life. The Expo is offering attractive, interesting but most of all green ideas, technologies and products, targeted at ecologically conscious individuals. The exhibition is also presenting eco-fashion and interior fabrics, while ecological and fair trade textile experts will be there to inform you and answer your questions. Bio food stands as well as tips for green holidays are only some of the highlights of the Green Expo premiere, so make sure you are there while it happens!
10am - 6pm
Bissy Bunder Midsummer
The art group Bissy Bunder is celebrating Midsummer in a unique way- within the exhibition Get in the haze
. The six artists who stand behind Bissy Bunder and who are skilled in fashion design, theatre costume, painting or photography are known for creating their very own universe based on references sourced from pop culture, traditions and stereotypes and turning them into dramatic performances with satirical tones. One of these performances will kick-off the Midsummer celebration followed by an experimental road movie Beyonda-A Journey into the Darkness
. Count us in!
Raum D / quartier 21
1070, Museumsplatz 1
Veronika Persché knit studio
As a part of the new art festival entitled ‘TATORT HERNALS’, the artist Veronika Persché
is delighted to invite you to a wonderfully innovative open studio of knitting. Her unusual ideas are collages of colours, forms, details and various inspirations that make her work an unforgettable mix almost out of this world. If you too would like to participate on these unique ideas being knitted into reality, visit this one off event that will have you dreaming of threads, rolls, patterns and much more.
1180, Theresiengasse 26
worth visiting as well Urban Knitting
Paris Men's Fashion Week
2011|06|22 - 26
The much anticipated men’s fashion event of the season is coming up, once again bringing together some of the most accomplished and talented menswear designers there are. Lanvin, Maison Martin Margiela, Damir Doma or Bernhard Willhelm will this time around rub shoulders with Austria’s design stars Petar Petrov
and FLorian Jewelry
. Keep checking in for our updates and newest info. Here come the boys!
Mode à Paris
AND_i atelier opening
Our go to accessory and jewellery brand AND_i
is proudly opening a sparkling new atelier in Vienna. Fantastic opening offers on many classic and unique pieces, some of which have graced the faces of Lady Gaga or Linsday Lohan, are in store for you, as well as tasty bites, good drinks and of course-the perfect sounds to see you all through the evening. Don’t miss the party and certainly don’t miss popping by the new atelier to see the gems for yourself!
6pm - open end
June 22nd, 5 - 9pm
1030, Hohlweggasse 11
Show 2011 - Synergies
2011|06|20 - 22
The students of the Hetzendorf Fashion School
are putting on a three day fashion show extravaganza, presenting over 120 of their designs. For the first time, the students and teachers developed the whole show concept, including make-up, music and styling, together. Centered around the annual focus of the students this year- ‘synergies’, the designs will pop out on the street - casted models choreographed by no other than the renowned Ferdinando Chefalo. For an event bursting with creativity and great atmosphere, this is the place to be!
1120, Hetzendorfer Strasse 79
Directly from their very own studios, over 70 of Austria’s creative talents are bringing their designs together, creating a one off urban marketplace
experience. The appointed curators have chosen the crème de la crème fashion, accessories, jewellery and other artwork for you to choose from, while a diverse programme of workshops, installations, performances, a cinema and food zone will surely put a great end to your weekend. Sounds fesch enough to us!
11am - 8pm + Aftershowparty
Ottakringerstrasse 91 / Eingang Feßtgasse
Backyard Sale at Pratersauna
This Backyard-Sale at Pratersauna
brings you the best mix-up. A second hand market is installed along the international and local labels’ sample sales which include brands such as American Apparel, Wood Wood, We Bandits or White Rabbit. A summery pool party is on the plan too, cooling off the shopping excitement and a third year anniversary party will follow alongside a night shopping experience. Come, shop, enjoy and party!
1020, Waldsteingartenstraße 135
Austria goes Fashion Week Berlin
2011|07|05 - 10
Austrian fashion design has crossed the border and reached Berlin where some of its highlights will be for the first time presented during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Top of the crop designers- Andy Wolf
, Angel of Pleasure
, Dejan Dukic
, Michel Mayer
, Nikola Fechter
will showcase their latest SS'12 collections collectively organized by creative headz. Confirmed desigerns are as well Rebekka Ruetz
and Lena Hoschek
showing their collections in front of the Brandenburger Tor. Come, see and celebrate Austria’s exciting talents and check in for our latest updates about more designers taking part!
TrendTalk @ Stilwerk
Stilwerk is already a wide known design center in cities like Berlin, Hamburg and Düsseldorf. 6 months after its opening in Vienna it hosts the Trendtalks
with a wide spectrum of topics from furniture design to industrial design and art. The talk is moderated by the trend researcher Birgit Gebhardt, who will shed some light with "behind the scene-insights". Other panel guests are Harald Gründl (EOOS) and Artist Friedrich Biedermann. For info and registration please click here
1020, Praterstraße 1
1st Vienna Fashion Night
The first Vienna Fashion Night
has already arrived-a glamorous night that invites you to shop and help at the same time by being a part of the grand UNICEF-Auction supporting Africa’s education system. Top boutiques will stay open until the late hours, spoiling you with champagne, sales and special it-pieces, while fashion shows by Jil Sander, Liska, Diesel and others will have you drooling around the Graben. Don’t forget to buy your very own Fashion Night bag with the proceeds going straight to UNICEF
. Get the iPhone App to guide you through the night here
. Shop, drop and help all at the same time!
Shops open: 7pm - 10pm
Fräulein Kleidsam's Pop up Shop
2011|06|15 - 18
The vintage paradise that is Fräulein Kleidsam
has rented a new space to offer you yet another shopping experience where you can browse and purchase one-off pieces. Out of the numerous exclusive shopping events that were prepared for you, only one is left, full of fashionable treasures of the centuries past. Don't miss your last chance to vintage up your closet!
1040, Seisgasse 3
of the University of Art and Design Linz
are being inventive and are putting on a new form of fashion presentation. Five professionally run workshops with a team of experts in performance arts, photography and fashion will be staging conceptually impressive performances in the form of battles
, showing off the students work. A jury along with the audience will be responsible for crowning the new Austria’s Next Top Fashion Trainee
and everyone will continue on with the celebrations at an afterparty. Be there!
1030, Maria Jacobi Gasse 2
Austria Fashion Awards '11
We would like to congratulate the winners of the 2011 AFA edition.
The Fashion Award of the City of Vienna goes to meshit
// The Fashion Award of the Federal Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture goes to George Bezhanishvili
// The Award for International PR goes to Michaela Buerger
// The Erste Bank Fashion Award goes to SUUS
// The Fashion Production Award of the Vienna Economic Chamber goes to STEINWIDDER
(women's wear) and eric rainer
(men's wear) // As for the photography award powered by GoSee: Andreas Kohler Lux
wins in the category "Portrait", and Tina Herzl
in the category "Fashion".
Again: CONGRATULATIONS, everyone!
Departure Fashion Night 2011
With the objective of establishing the Viennese fashion scene on the international fashion map, Departure has been doing quite a good job. This year for the seventh time, the Departure Fashion Night
focuses on A/W collections from fashion and accessory projects funded by Departure. The shows will include the brands Brandmair, Superated, Petar Petrov, Rosa Mosa and Mühlbauer.
Museum für Völkerkunde
1010, Neue Burg
The EVOQUE Fashion Award @ Munich
The Evoque Fashion Awards
are taking a tour around Germany, having parties to suit the occasion. One of the last two cities to be honoured by this fashionable visit is Munich, where the legendary P1 club will open its doors to celebration of style. Three nominated designers including the Austrian label Mark & Julia
will be putting up an unforgettable show that will make for an even more unforgettable fashion and party experience. Come, dance and be in fashion!
EXCHANGE - Network Meeting
2011|06|08 - Livestream
Creative ideas are a golden currency these days. But in order to turn them into real art, they also need a capital to cover their costs. But how can unconventional and therefore dangerous for the investors projects get sponsored? A talk dealing with the possibility of Crowdfunding, the new financial reform for the arts will explore how original ideas can get financed and realized.
Dachgeschoß, Event Center der Erste Bank
1010, Petersplatz 7
Livestream on creativwirtschaft.at
Hope and Love for Japan in London
2011|06|07 - 08
Already proven to be a huge success in Paris and now moving to London, this charity designer sale
is making sure that 100% of the proceeds go directly where they are needed. With the contribution of many generous designers who donated their work, you too could help the people of Japan after tragedy struck them. Christian Lauboutin, Max Mara, Erdem, Moshino as well as Claudia Rosa Lukas - a participating label from Austria and many others are offering a helping hand and we hope you can too.
Lower Ground Floor 56
Shoreditch High Street
London, E1 6JJ
VANGARDIST - New Issue Out Now
VANGARDIST the progressive online magazine for men who like men. Its freedom of expression and good style result in issues packed full with insider-info, exciting features, fashionable photo-shoots, travel tips as well as music, film and book recommendations tailored to measure for confident men with style. The new issue, including an Iran special, oriental fashion photo shoot or this month’s music newcomer star amongst many other engaging articles are now waiting for you online for free
. If you’ve got style and you’re not afraid to show your real face, make sure to read in!