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Vienna Insight: Blickfang Design Prize winning 'Snorre' furniture made from waste seen at the design market 'Weihnachtsquartier' at the MQ MuseumsQuartier Fashion.at visited the 3-days design market 'Weihnachtsquartier' at the MQ MuseumsQuartier in Vienna. Among the fashion, bags, leather accessories, jewelry, ceramics, cosmetics, books, culinary or furniture presented in booths located in three halls on around 1.000 square meters, the one or other treasure with collectible value can be found. The small-series and in many cases unique pieces are produced by individual artists, crafts people, designers or teams, such in the case of the furniture brand 'Snorre' by architect Maximilian Klammer and digital marketing specialist Thomas Mauerer, who founded the company as social community project...

Vienna Opera Ball trend looks created by Austrian designers and presented by ballet dancers at the Couture Salon at Hotel Bristol The Vienna Opera Ball side event 'Couture Salon' has been held since 2014 and developed over the years into a barometer for the trending evening wear including shoes, jewelry, hair style and makeup for the Viennese ball season. The detailed schedule of the upcoming Couture Salon at Hotel Bristol at the end of January around two weeks before the Vienna Opera Ball (16 February 2023) hasn't been made public yet. What's been already unveiled are the names of the designers who will create the fashion pieces presented by around 15 dancers of the Vienna State Opera. The designers Florentina Leitner, Jennifer Milleder, Moulham Obid represent the new generation of Austrian designers...

Sports & Headwear. The message of iconic headwear inspired the design of the mascots of the Olympic Games Paris 2024 One of the internationally best known symbols for freedom inspired the design of the mascots, the 'Phryges', for the next Summer Olympics 2024 in Paris...

'Virtual Gear' by adidas Originals literally inflates fashion in the air-free space of the Metaverse for enabling users to float with superpower life vests The new collection 'Virtual Gear' by adidas Originals inflates literally the air-free space of the Metaverse with pieces such as the 'P.F.D – Personal Flotation Device' developed from classical adidas styles and the futuristic look of Metaverse fashion. The P.F.D. reminds a life vest for floating in the digital, not liquid, not gas environment of the Metaverse...

Austrian Fashion Board invited to the exhibition of 'Wiener Bluse' creations by 33 designers The association Austrian Fashion Board started in 2021 as a cross-networking hub for connecting designers and various design initiatives with the aim to provide a wider audience insights into the work of designers and craftspeople. The handmade and mostly unique couture and ready-to-wear in small series are often only known to an exclusive circle. Now, the AFB made a step into the public for the presentation of the re-interpretation of a signature Viennese clothing piece with reference to the history of Wiener Mode (Viennese Fashion) from the turn of 1900 until the 1970s...

MAK exhibition 'The Fest' explores wide spectrum of festive events with design objects, art; announcement of 'practical exercise' of an artists' fest The exploration reaches from the baroque to nowadays and brings especially the designers, craftspeople and artists who delivered the costumes, precious accessories, tableware or who planned, designed festive events in front of the curtain. Mentioned are designers like Christian Dior, Pierre Cardin, Fred Adlmüller or Helmut Lang and artists like Wolfgang Tillmans, Elke Krystufek, Gelitin, Yinka Shonibare,...

Wachau insight: 'Kre:ART' is Krems' crucible for the training of awareness for the preservation of the old, saving of resources and new designs from waste Fashion.at took a narrow road only passable for walkers, the 'Burgstiege' (castle stairs) at the Untere Landstrasse for reaching the Gozzoburg, a gothic palace. Some meters after the corner at the end of the Burgstiege, the upcycling design shop 'Kre:ART' is located. The store turned out to be one of the crucibles of Krems where the awareness for the preservation of the old, saving of resources and new designs from waste is professionally trained in workshops for people of all ages. Monika Seyrl founded the store where the Reggio-pedagogy and -philosophy orientated workshops are happening...

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26 Nov 2022 - Vienna Insight: Blickfang Design Prize winning 'Snorre' furniture made from waste seen at the design market 'Weihnachtsquartier' at the MQ MuseumsQuartier

25 Nov 2022 - Fashion.at Quiz 25 November 2022 - Questions concerning Viennese Balls, Olympic Games Paris, Music

25 Nov 2022 - Music 'This Is What I Mean' by Stormzy, title track of the new album (released today)

24 Nov 2022 - Cinematic music video 'Adieu' by Rammstein directed by Specter Berlin addresses the evanescence of life with an introduction reminiscent of Carl Orff's Carmina Burana from medieval texts collected once in a monk's abbey

24 Nov 2022 - Vienna Opera Ball trend looks created by Austrian designers and presented by ballet dancers at the Couture Salon at Hotel Bristol

24 Nov 2022 - Preview of the exhibitors of the design market (fashion, jewelry, home accessories, tableware, cosmetics, culinary,...) 'Weihnachtsquartier' which takes place from 25 until 27 November in three halls on 1000 m² at the MuseumsQuartier (MQ) in Vienna. Entry is free.

23 Nov 2022 - Pitchfork about Brian Eno's remix of Patti Smith and Soundwalk Collective's 'Peradam' from 'The Perfect Vision' deluxe box by Soundwalk Collective with Patti Smith (25 November)

23 Nov 2022 - Audiovisual performance 'Environ Me' by Manu Delago and discussion about music & environment at the art exhibition 'Grow. The Tree in Art', Lower Belvedere in Vienna

22 Nov 2022 - The Guardian "Raf Simons to close fashion label after nearly three decades"

22 Nov 2022 - Trendletter 22-November-2022: Austrian Fashion Awards, Sports & Headwear, Dance Sport & Shoes,...

Dance Sport & Shoes. Dance company 'Vienna Heels' and Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien teamed up for a video and live performance at the exhibition 'Helmut Newton Legacy' The video showing the 'Vienna Heels' dancers performing in the rooms of the exhibition 'Helmut Newton Legacy' at Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien is already published online. It's an homage to the photographer's work which is interpreted as women's empowerment for self-determination...

Audiovisual performance 'Environ Me' by Manu Delago and discussion about music & environment at the art exhibition 'Grow. The Tree in Art', Lower Belvedere in Vienna The exhibition 'Grow. The Tree in Art' (until 8 January 2023) at the Untere Belvedere leads for the exploration of the symbol 'tree' through the history of art, culture, philosophy and metaphysics to contemporary artistic expressions related to nature in the climate crisis like the installation by Florian Raditsch commemorating the Creek Fire from 2020 in California. The installation shows a mask made from a tree that died in the fire in a coffin-like opened box. At the upcoming special event on 20 December, musician Manu Delago...

Insights into the Austrian Fashion Awards 2022 It was a successful Austrian Fashion Awards 2022 evening at the MAK halls filled with the ambient live-sounds by harpist Miriam Adefris and electro musician Ganaël Dumreicher. The presentations of the fashion creations of the AFA winners and selected designers who were supported through public fundings were attended by an illustrious crowd from the creative industries...

Highlights of the H&M Innovation Metaverse Design Story Collection with couture pieces for the virtual world and real life The H&M Innovation Metaverse Design Story Collection was presented with information about the three 'dimensions' where the ready-to-wear for women and men with digital couture appeal will be available...

Eva Poleschinski designed outfit of Girls' Choir of Wiener Sängerknaben for their very first performance at the New Year's Concert of the Wiener Philharmoniker on 1 January 2023 The very first appearance of the Girls' Choir on stage together with the Boys' Choir at the Vienna Philharmonic's New Year's Concert was announced by the Wiener Sängerknaben with the presentation of fashion sketches of a gala dressing and a blue sailor-style uniform by Eva Poleschinski for the girls' outfits...

 

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