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BOOKS | 15.05.17
ReFashioning Austria





Die Publikation zur Ausstellung
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EXHIBITION | 11.02.17
Material Essence


International Fashion Showcase 2017 / AUSTRIA
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INTERVIEWS | 09.10.16
FORMBYTIME


FORMBYTIME combining mechanics and goldsmithery to create unique interactive jewellery
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DESIGNER | 25.06.16
Bags with souls


Accessory designer: Katharina Purkarthofer
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EXHIBITION | 07.06.16
Displaying Fashion


Begegnungen von Mode und Kunst
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INTERVIEWS | 22.05.16
Genähte Bilder


Ein Besuch bei der Textilkünstlerin Gudrun Leitner.
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INTERVIEWS | 02.05.16
netzwerk mode textil


Die Interessenvertretung der kulturwissenschaftlichen Textil- Kleider- und Modeforschung
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INTERVIEWS | 17.04.16
Fashion Revolution Austria


A day to ignite an attitude of change for the fashion industry- the Fashion Revolution Day comes...
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EXHIBITION | 03.01.16
Fashion Utopias


International Fashion Showcase 2016 / AUSTRIA
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INTERVIEWS | 05.12.15
Pairs of Eight


Das Atelier STOSSIMHIMMEL besteht bereits seit 1996. Ein Besuch bei den acht...
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EVENT
Summer Break
Image Summer is already here and so we are slowing down to holiday mode. In the forthcoming weeks, you might notice that our site is not updated with the usual frequency, but fear not, make sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook as not to miss out on any of the action.

Happy holidays and enjoy the sun! We are back in September.



EDUCATION
Düsseldorf invites Austria
Image 2011|07|24

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.

Tanzhaus NRW
Erkrather Str. 30
40 233 Düsseldorf


EXHIBITION
Make it Hard
Image2011|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.

Opening reception:
July 23, 6-8pm

851 Springs Fireplace Road 

East Hampton NY 11937


FESTIVAL
Textile Kultur Haslach Summer 2011
Image2011|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!

Marktplatz 45
4170 Haslach an der Mühl


COMPETITION
ITS#TEN
Image2011|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.


FESTIVAL
The Avantgarde Diaries
Image2011|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.

BCC
10178 Berlin, Alexanderstraße 11
Tickets are free of charge (available on July 14th)


SALE
_fabrics interseason SALE
Image2011|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!
Cash only!

Thursday, Friday: 4 - 8pm
Saturday: noon - 6pm

____fabrics interseason HQ
1160, Haymerlegasse 6/3


FESTIVAL
Call for designers: Designers’ open
ImageThe 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!


EVENT
Berlin Fashion Week & Austria
ImageAs 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 and Mark&Julia 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).
ep_anoui, MICHEL MAYER, superated, pitour and CALLISTI 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, CALLISTI, CHRISTINA BERGER, Dejan Dukic, mangelware, MICHEL MAYER, Nikola Fechter, pitour, Rebekka Ruétz, superated, Wilfried Mayer

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Make sure to follow us on Twitter as not to miss out on any of the action. Our main reports and articles however are not going anywhere, so stay tuned during this week.

Go Austria!


EXHIBITION
Visions & Fashion
Image2011|06|30 - 2011|10|09

If you are in town for Berlin Fashion Week, make sure you pop by an exciting exhibition Visions and Fashion by the Art Library of the City Museum of Berlin. Taking a look at the fashion and style history of the past 30 years, more than 200 original works by international photographers, illustrators and freelance artists such as Helmut Newton, Lorenzo Mattotti, Sarah Moon or Christin Losta will be displayed, exploring the relationship between fashion and image. Illustrating the importance of visual channels of communication in fashion, billboard campaigns, lookbooks, adverts and more are also shown, making this one educational and extremely fashionable affair!

Visions & Fashion
Images of Fashion 1980-2010
Matthäikirchplatz
10785 Berlin


FILM TV
Film Series-Vienna 1900
ImageEngaging with central themes of the art on display at the Neue Galerie New York, another set of film series is taking place. Entitled Vienna 1900: Politics, Art, Society, this series examines the political intrigue surrounding the Imperial family, the sensuality of the Viennese avant-garde, and the tension citizens felt between the drives to conformity and individuality. Three films are still on the programme and to be shown during the summer - Egon Schiele: Excess and Punishment (1981), Colonel Redl (1985) and lastly Young Törless (1966). For a closer look at the programme and dates have a look here!

Neue Galerie New York
Museum for German and Austrian Art
1048 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028


EXHIBITION
The ESSENCE 11
Image2011|06|28 - 07|17

The 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.

MAK Wien,
1010, Weiskirchnerstraße 3


EVENT
Green Expo 2011
Image2011|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
1010, Heldenplatz


FILM TV
Bissy Bunder Midsummer
Image2011|06|23

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!

8pm
Raum D / quartier 21
1070, Museumsplatz 1


WORKSHOP
Veronika Persché knit studio
Image2011|06|22

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.

5pm -9pm
1180, Theresiengasse 26

worth visiting as well Urban Knitting


DESIGNER
Paris Men's Fashion Week
Image2011|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, Superated and FLorian Jewelry. Keep checking in for our updates and newest info. Here come the boys!

Modem online
Mode à Paris


EVENT
AND_i atelier opening
Image2011|06|21 -22

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
Show 2011 - Synergies
Image2011|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!

8pm
Schlosspark Hetzendorf
1120, Hetzendorfer Strasse 79

EVENT
Fesch' Designmarket
Image2011|06|19

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
Ottakringer Brauerei
Ottakringerstrasse 91 / Eingang Feßtgasse


SALE
Backyard Sale at Pratersauna
Image2011|06|18

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


SHOW
Austria goes Fashion Week Berlin
Image2011|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, Callisti, Dejan Dukic, Ep_Anoui, Mangelware, Michel Mayer, Nikola Fechter, Pitour and Superated 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!


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