April 2009 - I: Political Fashion
April 2009 - II: The Power of Fashion for Identity & Status
April 2009 - III: Opinion about men, style, internet...
May 2009 - I: Designing the media, Zeitgeist of music
May 2009 - II: Fashion archives history, Your perfect design, The luxury of recycled trash
June 2009 - I: The Unexpected in Fashion, Art, Music, Life
June 2009 - II: Balance between Feminism-Fashion, Ergonomics-Fashion...
July 2009 - I: Traveling time has started - Munich, Dubai, Paris, Vienna, Berlin, London...
July 2009 - II: Building Fashion Brands; Trends FW9/10 & SS10
July 2009 - III: Street Style
Aug 2009 - I: Photography around the world, Urban nomad
Aug 2009 - II: Fashion e-commerce
Aug 2009 - III: Historical Moments in Fashion & Beauty
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MAC Cosmetics fall 2009
New York based
photographer Marilyn Minter was chosen by MAC Cosmetics to visualize the new
limited fall 2009 collection. Minter says in an interview that she thinks
that "...anything that gets wet starts getting sexy"
Thomas Sabo FW2009/10
Vienna Insight by Karin Sawetz: The German jewellery brand presented
the new collections on occasion of a press day in Vienna. Although it was the
hottest day of the year, journalists even from magazines that are…
at the Salzburger Festival
Interview with the
Costume and Make Up Director Elke Wolter. Have you experienced that the
costume designers at the Salzburger Festspiele are influenced by fashion?
Wiebke Siem The Forger
The Neues Museum in Nuremberg shows the artist’s nightmarish fantasies and impressions from
her childhood. She has developed a humorous story-telling technique by using
clothes in sceneries like in a kitchen...
Quiksilver summer 09
The US musicians Russell Simins & Dan The Automator are the 'Men without Pants'. They have delivered
the music for the video from the launch of Quiksilver's re-issued series of
men's boardshorts, originally designed in the 70/80s…
The Serbian artist Goran
Despotovski presents his installation 'Showroom' at the Künstlerhaus Graz.
The artist's human-figures-dollies-clothes-coats are deleted tracks back,
allegories of the recent history of the Serbian…
by Karin Sawetz
tools have reached people globally. In this context, the art on the streets
becomes a subject of interest for Fashionoffice. Let's go in front of the
Aramis 1974 - 2006
In September 2009,
Estée Lauder releases the Aramis men's fragrance collection with the eight
most beloved scents from the years 1974 to 2006. What are man's and woman's
roles in the history of scents?
Annemarie Börlind 2009
In 1958, Annemarie
Lindner's cosmetic business was so successful that the East German government
wanted to nationalize it. Annemarie Lindner is
talking about her brand, her inspirations…
(‘Short Messages’ from the cover of www.fashionoffice.org in chronological
design practices and sustainability. The Danish Design Center questions
in the exhibition ‘it's a small world’ how designers will work in future
to address global issues such as sustainability, new technology and
consumption; running from 27 Aug 2009 until 31 Jan 2010. It is planned
that the exhibition travels through Europe and US www.itsasmallworld.dk
announced by MCA Chicago www.mcachicago.org: Zimbabwe born, in NY based
dance artist Nora Chipaumire will perform with the musician Thomas
Mapfumo alias the ‘Lion of Zimbabwe’ on 1, 3, 4, October. Nora
Chipaumire is inspired by the art from Zimbabwe, such as Shona sculpture
and Chimurenga music - art that results from the convergence of rural,
urban, African, non-African, cultural, economic, colonial, and
technological ideas. Watch the video-interview on
- mija t. rosa presents FW09/10, entitled 'A Woman under the Influence' on 11 Sept at the Viennese
WUK, choreography by Andrea Schmidt. Designer Julia Cepp has studied at
the University of Applied Arts Vienna/Professor Raf Simons. She creates
images of women that stand for self-determination, freedom of action and
against social barriers www.mija-t-rosa.com
for one day! The retailer Esprit starts together with Canon the campaign
'Catch your Esprit moment’ on 27 Aug (runs until May 2010) on occasion
of the next store-openings in Germany. A stylist und make-up artist will
give you the covergirl-look. Your photo will be mounted into a fictive
cover of a magazine www.esprit.com
- Just received the invitation to the
opening of the 3rd Fotofestival Mannheim_Ludwigshafen_Heidelberg on 4
Sept. The curators and artists will tour to the seven places where the
festival happens. It will be an ‘awareness travel’ to the construction
of reality through the photographer’s eye. Invitation only!
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