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
Design in Linz
2011|05|19 - 2011|05|22
Women’s and Men’s fashion along with textile and jewellery designs will be presented during the Design Linz
, a trade show open for buyers as well as for the public. Each day three stunning fashion shows are prepared where you can pick and choose your favorite pieces and shop right on the spot. National as well as many international labels will be presenting during the trade show, making this a unique opportunity to experience design, fashion and shopping.
Design Center Linz
Berlin Runway Show
Here is a great example of cities cultural exchange: The Los Angeles-Berlin Sister City Committee presents a unique international collaboration resulting in a one-off fashion show
. Young and talented designers from Berlin - Karolina Preis, Georg Lux, Monya Wasilewski and Jasmin Erbas, will be presenting their fresh and modern ideas and designs in an elegant setting of the Vibiana cathedral.
214 South Main St.
Los Angeles, CA90012
GET IN THE HAZE
2011|05|19 - 2011|09|05
As a part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of the MuseumsQuartier Wien a unique fashion art exhibition
is organized. The show takes a close look at prize-winning, unconventional and recognized fashion designers and artists, presenting the radical and eccentric. Alongside the exhibition a rich accompanying program features performances, film screenings, music sets, lectures, and workshops for kids and young adults. All the lovers of art and fashion are invited!
Opening on 19th, 7pm
freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL
1070, Museumsplatz 1
VIVAT LISZT! - Clair de Lune
2011|05|18 - 29
A truly original interactive installation called Clair de Lune
by Sabine Maier
is taking place in Bratislava. Her original folded paper dresses, all made out of one piece of paper, are inspired by Liszt’s complicated relationships with women. Claire de Lune
music will get one of the dresses dancing to provide for an unforgettable avant-garde experience. Also including excerpts of Liszt's correspondence with his women, this exhibition will surely bring you into an ethereal and nostalgic mood while remaining utterly artistic and modern. Let yourself be carried away!
Slowak Artists' Union
Dostojevského rad 2
811 09 Bratislava
Austrian Lace – Nigerian Fashion
After the much celebrated exhibition and fashion show African Lace
in Vienna last October, the ongoing relationship between Austria and Nigeria is about to be presented in Lagos under the name “Austrian Lace – Nigerian Fashion” . Four renowned Nigerian designers- Ituen Basi, Folake Folarin-Coker of Tiffany Amber, Frank Osodi of House of Bunor and Godwin Mekwuye of Vivid Imagination will partake in the fashion show, while an exhibition due to open at the National Museum in Lagos in June will be previewed.
2011|05|03 - 2011|05|31
Choosing the perfect wedding dress has been a topic of interest of women across the globe since decades. Now you have the chance to experience it a bit differently. To inspire and awe, FREAKS & ICONS
is presenting an exhibition full of classic and elegant dresses alongside more extravagant models made of unusual materials and unconventional cuts. Around 20 local and international designers present their take on the modern bride. Doychinoff, Lila, Pia Mia, Sabrina Vogel and Studio B3 are just some of the participating designers. Come and let yourself be inspired!
FREAKS & ICONS - Designer Showroom Vienna (former THE HOT DOGS)
1070, Zollergasse 12
rosa mosa Sample Sale
2011|05|13 - 14
Simone Springer and Yuji Mizobuchi who stand behind the highly individualist and innovative brand rosa mosa
are hosting a very special sample sale. Their mostly locally sourced materials clash with their international influences and it all results in high-craftsmanship and fashionable art. If you too long for that one piece of clothing that will make you stand out from the crowd, this is the place to be!
13th May, 1pm - 7pm
14th May, 11am - 4pm
1050, Ziegelofengasse 17/R2
Wilfried Mayer Studio Opening
carefully crafted garments which are thought through to the very last detail need no introduction. Behind his menswear label stand long hours of research and inspiration gathering and now is your chance to grab some of his exceptional pieces for yourself in a one-off sample sale. After you have shopped, a party is prepared, inviting you to celebration drinks in honour of Mayer’s new studio opening.
Sample Sale 2pm - 8pm
1020, Rueppgasse 11/8
Vintage meets Haute Couture
An exclusive event for all true fashionistas is taking place today at the Designflagship Store
, combining art, Haute Couture and vintage all in one. Vintage haute couture dresses from the 50’s made by Valentino, Dior, Givenchy, Yves Saint Laurent and Balmain will be presented in a fashion show, while high-end fabrics by the Swiss Textile Industry will be shown. As an art bonus, sculptures by Claudia-Maria Luenig
will add even more flavour to the colourful event.
1010, Fichtegasse 5 / Hegelgasse 11
fashion:mob @ Reumannhof
In honor of the conclusion of the Gemeindebau Festival
, a big scale BLOCK:STYLE party is being held. An outdoor fashion show in a fashion:mob style with Mario Soldo at its lead and many talents will showcase a combination of their own styles together with collections of the following designers: MARONSKI
, angel transformation
, ruins of modernity
and amateur fashion
, along with the fashionable mobile sounds of tingeltangel. See you there!
1050, Margaretengürtel 100
Lake's Fashion Days
2011|05|11 - 15
More than 40 fashion designers from Austria, Germany, Italy and Slovenia are set to present their summery collections as a part of the Lake's Fashion Days
. Luxurious to casual, eveningwear to swimwear, everyone will find something to his/hers liking. The location for these unusual fashion shows is the breathtaking lake Wörthersee and the modern architecture of the hotel Lake's - my lake hotel & spa.
9210 Pörtschach am Wörthersee