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The image of women in art and fashion presented at the exhibition 'Look' at the Heidi Horten Collection in Vienna (21 October 2022 - 16 April 2023) The upcoming exhibition 'Look' at the Heidi Horten Collection in Vienna will throw light on the life of museum founder Heidi Horten as art collector and her fashion looks, especially of haute couture pieces made for the collector by Christian Dior, Givenchy, Yves Saint Laurent, Jean Patou and Jean-Louis Scherrer. The exhibition focuses on fashion from the 1980s, a time when the discussions held in the second wave of feminism in the 60s/70s concerning the 'image of women', an image that was created mostly by men in popular culture, media and advertising, in art and fashion, had resulted already in visual representations corresponding with the new roles of self-determined women. Fashion reinforced the changes in society. Couturiers like...

Fashion related tour in Vienna on occasion of the European Day of Conservation-Restoration on 16 October leads to a Middle Ages dance hall of a cloth merchant from around 1400 Wien Museum released a tour programme happening at five branches of the museum on occasion of the European Day of Conservation-Restoration on 16 October. One of the locations is the Neidhart Festsaal with the Neidhart frescoes at the Tuchlauben. The paintings visualizing the songs of minnesinger Neidhart von Reuental (around 1180 - 1240) were applied in around 1400 to the walls of the dance hall of cloth merchant Michel Menschein who was a socially high-ranking 'Laubenherr'. The title 'Laubenherr' designated the merchants who had the privilege to...

Winner-directory of the 'Schmuckstars' awards 2022 is a guide through Austria's jewelry and watch business The annual Schmuckstars awards have several benefits. The illustrious event for the award ceremony receives every year attention by the media due the VIP guests attending the country's one and only event where the best jewelry and watch-makers and -retailers can be met personally. Another advantage is the resulting winner directory in 12 categories which can be used as a guide for shopping. Shopping is also in two categories explicitly a criterion...

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7 Oct 2022 - Music 'new body rhumba' by LCD Soundsystem (from the black comedy movie 'White Noise' directed by Noah Baumbach, starring Adam Driver; based on the fiction novel of the same title by Don DeLillo from 1985; release in selected theaters and streaming on Netflix announced)

6 Oct 2022 - Vienna is in energy saving mode. Fashion.at style tip: Put on warm clothes!

5 Oct 2022 - Article on Nylon about the music video 'What They Call Us' by Fever Ray

5 Oct 2022 - Book fair and festival 'Buch Wien' presents program ranging from children's workshops, readings to discussion about topics like politics and the evil or cancel culture and wokeness

4 Oct 2022 - "What was going on in Austria in 2022?", part 12 of the series "After The Pandemic. A Fictional Story" by Karin Sawetz

3 Oct 2022 - Trendletter 3-October-2022: Fashion related Tour, Art X Fashion, Swap X Consumption Critical Show,...

"What was going on in Austria in 2022?", part 12 of the series "After The Pandemic. A Fictional Story" by Karin Sawetz Sarah listened to her uncle's criticism and approached one of the window sceneries closer. It's a memory of the mentioned election. Sarah writes with her finger the question 'Who are they' on the glass; the names with optional link to the biographies of the depicted persons appear instantly: "Wow, many candidates!"

Upcoming dates of the design, food and lifestyle market Fesch'markt including fashion swap on occasion of the consumption critical exhibition 'We Love Our Customers' at the Kunst Haus Wien The next dates of the Austrian wide traveling design, food and lifestyle market Fesch'markt with stops in Graz (14 - 16 October), Vienna (11 - 13 November) and Feldkirch in Vorarlberg (9 - 11 December) were published recently including the regularly organized fashion swap Fesch'Kleidertauschbörse which will happen this time as one of the special events of the consumption critical exhibition 'We Love Our Customers' on 28 and 29 October at the Kunst Haus Wien...

Preview of fashion related lectures, workshops and city walks of the diverse programme of Vienna's first 're:pair' festival (15 Oct - 6 Nov 2022) Vienna's first 're:pair' festival happening from 15 October until 6 November at the Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art Volkskundemuseum received in August, early September attention by media with short articles about the intention of the event to longer interviews with the initiator of the festival Tina Zickler such as at the magazine for sustainable lifestyle 'Biorama' where Zickler provides the outlook that the festival in 2023 will focus on fashion. Already the first edition of the 're:pair' festival in 2022 has a strong focus on fashion...

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