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!
New On The Catwalk
Keeping up with the ever changing and ever flowing waters of fashion can be tricky sometimes, but we know just the thing that will bring you up to speed and back on track with what’s happening right now. A book focusing on young emerging labels established by graduates of the most famous international fashion schools such as the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp or the Vantan Design Institute in Tokyo, this gem of a book brings you the info portraits of the designers as well as images of their works. If you want to stay in the picture, make sure you get this!
Fashion & Film
2011|06|02 - 12
The Viennese Queer Film Festival - identities
poses a small focus on the world of fashion through showing four wonderful movies
. The fashion section will open with Ein Traum Erdbeerfolie
, a film centred on the underground fashion in the GDR after which Anna Wintour’s fashion emporium will open up in The September Issue
followed by Lagerfeld Confidential
. The fashion films will close with the wonderfully artsy and impeccably stylised A Single Man
, a film by no other but Tom Ford himself. A star studded fashion night at the movies!
2011|06|01 - 05
Already an established and popular event that was also nominated for the Best European Indoor Festival, the Springfestival
has evolved into a global forerunner of club culture. A rich and interesting programme line-up of workshops, cutting edge electronic music and the newly introduced Springsessions
, a series of future-oriented conference for art, technology and design, will become the meeting point for all creative minds. Come and have a good time!
The Red Bag Collective
White rabbit Vienna is proud to present a special art installation by Hans Fleischner and Afra Kirchdorfer. The exhibition is centered around a red bag which has since 1998 travelled around the world. The installation will present images and photographs of the bag which were made in Santorini, a place reflecting the energy and history of the bag itself. The two collaborating artists will be present during the opening reception. If you like to be surprised, this is the place for you!
Opening reception: 6 - 8pmWhite Rabbit Vienna
1010, Fischerstiege 1
Show Angewandte'11 Ticket Pre-Sale
2011|06|01 + 08
If you really can’t wait to lay your hands on your very own ticket to the greatly expected Angewandte Show '11
, this is your chance to do so before it gets too late. A ticket pre-sale will happen on the 1st and 8th of June and so you can make sure you will definitely not miss the show everyone is talking about. Ready, set and go everyone!
Universität für Angewandte Kunst Wien, Aula
1010, Oskar Kokoschka-Platz 2
MGC Fashion Park re-opening
Another fashionable textile and clothing hotspot is being grandiosely reopened in Vienna- the MGC Fashion Park
. Austrian labels Pitour
and art point
as well as the international label Konsanszky
will offer a fashion show in honour of the grand event (Only by invitation!). After the revitalization and generous expansion in a record time of 17 months, the MGC FASHION PARK presents cosmopolitan chic and elegance not to be overlooked!
1030, Modecenterstraße 22
Eva Blut & Sonja Bischur Sample Sale
Two Vienna-based accessory and jewellery design labels - Eva Blut
and Sonja Bischur
are putting up a treat for you. A special sample sale stocked with bags, purses, belts, bracelets and necklaces. This will give you the opportunity to lay your hands on the exceptional pieces at very exceptional prices!
1st June, 2pm -7pm
2nd June, 11am - 6pm
1070, Schottenfeldgasse 41-43
Fashion:Mob @ Heldenplatz
Under the motto Experince Fashion
, two of Vienna's renown fashion labels Anna Aichinger and the men’s label Superated, will present their best of their collections and covetable pieces in 2 fashion-walks through the city to the Heldenplatz, organized by Motheragency. Anna Aichinger will start at her Atelier at Franziskanerplatz at 6.30pm. Superated begins its fashion walk at the label's flagship store Samstag on Margaretenstrasse. Vienna becomes one big catwalk for the night, and you should be there to witness it! We recommend to check the weather forecast for Vienna
Just like every spring Vienna’s largest sales exhibition
for fashion, jewelry, footwear and accessories opens its doors to the public with more than 160 designers from 19 different countries at the gianormous space of the MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art. You will enjoy a diverse program with fashion shows, late night shopping, a ladies’ very own reading corner as well as the Green&Clean Fashion Award
. Welcome to the Palace!
Fr 12.00 - 22.00
Sa 11.00 - 21.00
Sun 11.00 - 19.00
1010, Weiskirchnerstraße 3
Being the European Green Capital 2011 that Hamburg is, the city is organising a Fair for Sustainable Consumption centered around the issues of sustainability and ecology - goodgoods
. Companies and designers will present their most innovative and attractive products, services and projects in the areas of living, fashion, technology, nutrition and health. In addition, there will be an extensive program of lectures and workshops, award ceremonies, exhibitions and hands-on opportunities available for the visitors to enjoy and learn from. Participating label from Austria:
ALILA eco fashion
CCH - Congress Center
The students of Textile/Art&Design at the University of Art and Design Linz
are putting up a show concerned with the questions about the future, change and the today. Faced with the challenge of understanding and anticipating the future, the students will show how clothing can have an effect on our tomorrows. Cooperating are also the Graphics and Photography students who put together a photo-documentation.
4020, Posthofstrasse 43
Edition EIKON: Photography
2011|05|24 - 2011|08|17
To mark their 20th anniversary, the International Journal for Photography and Media Arts-Eikon
-in cooperation with Le Méridien Vienna are putting up a three month long comprehensive review of the limited edition of the Journal, including photographic work of nationally and internationally renowned artists such as Eva Schlegel, Nan Hoover, Erwin Wurm, Arnulf Rainer or Jürgen Klauke. All admirers, collectors and enthusiast of contemporary photography are welcomed!
Le Méridien Vienna
1010, Opernring 13
Life Ball 2011
The Life Ball
is taking place for the 19th time in Vienna to increase awareness for HIV and AIDS, and is doing so with some serious style. This year's opening flashy act is done by the twin brother designer duo Dean and Dan Caten, who are the masterminds behind the brand DSQUARED²
. Join in on this celebration of life!
Emerging as one of the true original voices in contemporary photography, Daniel Sannwald
’s dramatic, modern and eye-catching work is making a name for itself in the art circles and beyond. Following the Get in the Haze
exhibit, he is presenting and signing his exceptional book "Pluto und Charon" in cooperation with SHOTVIEW PHOTOGRAPHERS MANAGEMENT. Drinks and DJ sounds are guaranteed. Don’t miss your chance!
Buchhandlung Walther König
Continuing the celebrations of 100th anniversary of Women’s Day, the Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art hosts a panel discussion entitled Body Politics: How in control of herself is today’s woman?
. The discussion will be held in a panel of different participants
from politics to fashion, and will be lead by Lisa Nimmervoll, editor of Der Standard. Go ahead and take part!
Österreichisches Museum für Volkskunde
1080, Laudongasse 15-19