Sunglasses S-4, model advertising campaign, Robert La Roche

Photographed by Brian Spence

Robert La Roche Personal View

Exhibiting the history and success of the iconic Austrian eyewear designer Robert La Roche.

The MAK Design Lab brings out a retrospective of the iconic Austrian eyewear designer Robert La Roche, focusing on his establishment of the successful, cosmopolitan brand in the world of fashion. An extensive collection of his frames are on display, drawing Roche’s life and career story together, using not just his products, but also his sketches, photo and film material, advertisements, and artifacts from the archive of the designer. A great reminder of the Austrian success stories in the fashion industry!

4 May- 25 September 2016
MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art
Stubenring 5
1010 Vienna

More News

13 July 2019
Claxton_Topless-bathing-suit-by-Gernreich.jpg

Fearless Fashion: Rudi Gernreich

The exhibition underscores the fashion pioneer’s forward-looking embrace of gender fluidity and body positivity.

10 July 2019
Rosie_McGuinness.jpg

#FINAESTAMPA_

Thanks to the digital revolution and the social networks, fashion illustration is currently experiencing an unprecedented boom.

8 July 2019
Cooper-Gorfer_Watching-Vivienne.jpg

Fashion Moments. Women Photographers in Focus

Presenting the works of Austrian women photographers working at the interface between art and fashion photography.

7 July 2019
Mozart-im-Galakleid.jpg

Mozarts Modewelten

An exhibition following the musical prodigy’s extravagant style and love for all things fashionable.

14 June 2019
Schallaburg_Der-Haende-Werk.jpg

Crafty Hands

The journey takes you from the guilds of the Middle Ages to modern-day 3D printing.

13 June 2019
Jutta-Kohlbeck,-D_Topogravity..jpg

Textile Kultur Haslach 2019

Several textile exhibitions will take place in Haslach and its surrounding area, followed by the ETN conference.