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COMPETITION |  |  29.09.07  |  send link
World Fashion Film Festival Berlin

Image Postboned dates for the WORLD FASHION FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN
Due to the demand of designers around the world the organizer's committee has decided to give a chance to all of them and to postpone the event to January 2008. Registration Limit: 30th of November 2007

DISCOURSE |  |  27.09.07  |  send link
Design 07 – Die Mitte

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Die Universität für angewandte Kunst freut sich, mit Design 07 – Die Mitte
auch in diesem Jahr wieder Raum für einen multidisziplinären und kritischen Designdiskurs zu schaffen. Experten aus unter-
schiedlichen Theorie- und Praxisfeldern sprechen eineinhalb Tage lang über Design und die Mitte.

EXHIBITION |  |  26.09.07  |  send link
We can all dress as Europeans

Image21|10|07 - 02|12|07 at Lothringer13

Jure Purgai, who graduated from Modeklasse in Vienna in 2005, is part of the exhibition "Heimatdesign" with his work "We can all dress as Europeans" which deals with the financial differences of European countries.

MAGAZINE |  |  26.09.07  |  send link
Fantastic Man N°6

ImageIf you like Vinoodh Matadin you should have a look at the latest issue of Fantastic Man magazine. It also features Rem Koolhaas, great hair and winter knits.


EXHIBITION |  |  23.09.07  |  send link
Elfie Semotan: Shower-Geschichten

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Galerie Momentum
Elfie Semotan gilt als Ikone der österreichischen Modefotogafie. Sie spielt mit gestalterischen und emotionalen Extremen, heraus kommen einfühlsame, sehr persönliche Porträts.

DESIGNER |  |  21.09.07  |  send link
Gareth Pugh S/S 08 - Backstage Video

ImageJohanna of Dazed Digital sent me this link after she saw our daily news item about Gareth Pugh's S/S 08 collection. They exclusively got behind the scenes access and share it with the rest of us with this cool video.

ARTICLE |  |  20.09.07  |  send link
Helmut Lang - Star ’90s
Image"During his heyday in the mid- to late 1990s, if Helmut Lang sneezed, fashion insiders everywhere caught a cold."
The New York Time's Horacio Silva wrote an article about what he was, is and will be up to.


SHOP |  |  20.09.07  |  send link
Most Unique Retail Stores

ImageGreat pictures of the most unique looking retails stores can be found at The Coolhunter. If you can think of more amazing stores, let them This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

ARTICLE |  |  20.09.07  |  send link
Shape & Form

Image"After years of floating around in smocks, fashion has finally got serious. Style introduces the new tailored silhouette."
Read Claudia Croft's article for The Sunday Times here.

BLOG |  |  20.09.07  |  send link
Tschilp Fashion Blog

ImageTschilp is a cute little Viennese fashion blog. And it's latest entry is about and the Austrian Fashion Guide!

COMPETITION |  |  20.09.07  |  send link
Eligius Schmuckpreis

Das Land Salzburg schreibt 2007 wieder einen Preis für Körperschmuck und Schmuck-Objekte aus. Benannt ist dieser mit 3.000 Euro dotierte Schmuckpreis nach dem Zunftheiligen der Goldschmiede, dem Hl. Eligius. Bewerbungen sind bis zum 28. September möglich.

EVENT |  |  18.09.07  |  send link
London Fashion Week Closing Party

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Dominic Sio and Stimuli Magazine are hosting London Fashon Week Closing Party. If you happen to be at LFW and would like to attend the event please kindly This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

PS: I swear this was my last LFW post.

EVENT |  |  18.09.07  |  send link
Lifestyle Advertising - Panel Discussion

Image20|09|07 - 18.30 at MUMOK Lounge

Departure invites you to a panel discussion themed "Lifestyle Advertising". Experts will be talking about how communication has changed in this new convergent media era we're living in.

DESIGNER |  |  18.09.07  |  send link
London Fashion Week: Gareth Pugh S/S 08

ImageOkay, this is my last post about the London Fashion Week and it will be about the most anticipated show this season. Gareth Pugh.
The video can be found here and pictures off all the pieces can be viewed here.


DESIGNER |  |  18.09.07  |  send link
London Fashion Week: Marios Schwab S/S 08

ImageSwarovski 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

DESIGNER |  |  18.09.07  |  send link
London Fashion Week: Peter Pilotto S/S 08

ImageAustrian fashion designer Peter Pilotto is featured on'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.

EVENT |  |  16.09.07  |  send link
Rendez-Vous Femme

Image04|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.

MAGAZINE |  |  16.09.07  |  send link
Stimuli Magazine

Image 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.


SHOP |  |  16.09.07  |  send link
96H Store

Image 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. 

EVENT |  |  16.09.07  |  send link
Passt Gut !

Image13|09|07 - 19.00 at Forum Mozartplatz

Follow or make fashion? Gabor Rose (Jones), Sandra Thaler (Elfenkleid), Lisa Köstl (Diesel), Marlies Mühlbauer (Mühlbauer) und Georg Semler (Seiden Semler) are talking about self-realisation and market strategy. The panel discussion is followed by the opening of "Fashion Round About", an exhibition curated by INDIE, featuring fashion photography by Michael Dürr. Read more here.

FESTIVAL |  |  13.09.07  |  send link
Dott 07

Imagenow- 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.

EXHIBITION |  |  12.09.07  |  send link

Image13|09|07 from 17.00-22.00 at ART UP

Paula.Paul's current collection, "castles in the air", will be on display at artup.