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Traditional headdresses in old and new designs and haute couture staging presented at the exhibition 'Head Adornment, Traditional Costume, and Identity' in the Liechtenstein National Museum in Vaduz (25 June - 30 October) A special focus for the presentation of the impact of traditional headdresses on the creation of regional identity as well as on contemporary fashion and vice versa is placed on the staging of traditional craftsmanship and modern design. Shown are for example original head adornments like the antique (around 1850) wheel-shaped 'Radhaube' in haute couture staging combined with torero jacket or new designs such as the wheel-shaped headdress 'Bodenseewellen' - the design interprets the waves of lake Bodensee - worn in combination with a traditional dress from the times of the Biedermeier of the first half of the 19th century...

Austrian public bath Thermalbad Vöslau expanded its collection with airy dresses designed by Kalissi The collection of sunbathing & swim related pieces by Austrian designers created for the public bath Thermalbad Vöslau is growing steadily since the range's inception in 2015. Pieces like the Rudi Gernreich swimsuit re-interpreting the designer's iconic monokini, launched in 2020 on occasion of an exhibition at the MAK Museum of Applied Arts Vienna, or the Poleit swimwear made from recycled ocean and beach plastic are characteristic for the range which appears like a chronology of design movements. Kalissi is the latest label which collaborated with Thermalbad Vöslau for pieces inspired by the historical public bath in Lower Austria near Vienna. Founder of the brand is Christina Hrdlicka who studied photography and graphic design at the University of Applied Arts Vienna before starting Kalissi in 2019 as a creative platform where she combines art and design disciplines for the creation of fashion, headwear, interior design, the construction of virtual spaces, fashion films or the design of textiles...

Fashion, design, art by students and graduates of the University of Applied Arts Vienna presented at the Angewandte Festival A sneak peek of what visitors can expect was already released such as the announcement that the film directed by Matt Lambert of the recently held 'Show Modeklasse' 2022, which was the first of the Department Fashion of the Institute of Design under the new head Grace Wales Bonner, will premiere at the festival, or that motorcycles play a special role at the exhibition 'I am your opus, I am your valuable, The pure gold baby' by the students of the Department Art and Cultural Sciences (Institute of Art Sciences and Art Education)...

New Fashion.at Quiz about topics like the Salzburger Festspiele, Peta-Approved Vegan Database, Impulstanz,...! Do you know the answers? Questions about topics recently mentioned in articles on Fashion.at.

Searching the 'Peta-Approved Vegan' database: Bags and jewelry brand Viennina is one of the certified animal-free labels Currently, 18 labels are shown when searching the 'Peta-Approved Vegan' database (in total 1238 companies) with country filter 'Austria'. One of the 18 labels is Viennina by Nina Saurugg. The brand name is a word creation of 'Vienna', the company's base, and 'Nina', the founder's first name. The creation appears like an affectionate designation for the city. The name is written prominently on the carrying strap of Nina Saurugg's latest design of a bag for the brand's range of apple leather accessories. The alternative leather...

A view over the borders: Elie Saab, Altuzarra, Oscar de la Renta, Missoni, Dundas... available at 'Luxury Stores at Amazon' for users with addresses in selected large European countries The 'Luxury Stores at Amazon' concept of digital high-end fashion stores directly managed by the labels with the technology and tools by Amazon started already in September 2020 in the US with luxury fashion brands like Oscar de la Renta. Since 8 June, the high-priced products are also available for customers with delivery addresses in a selection of the largest countries of Europe: Germany, UK, France, Italy and Spain...

Exploring the creation of identity at the exhibition '(Con)temporary Fashion Showcase: Susanne Bisovsky' at the MAK-branch Geymüllerschlössel from 11 June until 28 August 2022 The creation of identity is the core topic at the upcoming exhibition of the 2nd edition of the '(Con)temporary Fashion Showcase'-series at the MAK - Museum of Applied Arts Vienna branch Geymüllerschlössel. Austrian award-winning designer Susanne Bisovsky explores since she moved around 30 years ago from Linz, Upper Austria to Vienna folk art, clothing and the history of Austria with focus on areas with relation to the country's capital. At '(Con)temporary Fashion Showcase: Susanne Bisovsky', the designer presents her ideal-typical cosmopolitan woman as a kind of homage and idealized personification of her vision of Vienna. It's announced that the designer will present and sign her book 'Wiener Chic. Mode für eine große Stadt'...

Social project series 'Queer Moments' is supported by photographer Barbara Essl and designer La Hong with a fashion show and gala dinner at the 'Queer Night' at the renaissance castle Schloss Neugebäude in Vienna Highlight of the event is the La Hong fashion show referencing roaring 20ies-motifs of the 'Queer Moments' photo exhibition. Photographer Barbara Essl captured protagonists, who are standing for an open minded society, individuality and inclusivity, in 1920s styles at little known but historical places in Simmering. The exhibition 'Queer Moments in Lost Places in Simmering' by Barbara Essl was opened by the District Manager of Simmering Thomas Steinhart...

'adidas Originals by Wales Bonner' SS2022 is a joyful reinterpretation of the 70s, 80s based on research of West African music and photography For the fourth season of the 'adidas Originals by Wales Bonner' partnership, Grace Wales Bonner combined styles from the adidas archives of the 70s and 80s with looks developed from her research on music and photography of Burkina Faso, West Africa. The British designer received after finishing her studies at Central Saint Martins in 2014 prizes like the LVMH Young Designer Prize (2016) or the CFDA International Men's Designer of the Year in 2021. Since 2020, Wales Bonner heads the Fashion Design Department of the University of Applied Arts in Vienna...

Hotel Sacher and Vienna interpreted by perfumer Pauline Rochas and Sacher co-owner Alexandra Winkler with a scented candle Hotel Sacher launched the new candle 'The Magic of Scent' which was created by Pauline Rochas, descendant of the French perfume and fashion house Rochas, together with Alexandra Winkler, member of the Sacher owner family. Pauline Rochas' scent creations are strongly associated with traveling and a cosmopolitan lifestyle of feeling at home all around the world...

 

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MQ Vienna Fashion Week 2022 campaign photographed by Kosmas Pavlos pays homage to the art, culture and fashion scene of Austria 'United in Fashion' is the motto of the latest campaign for the annual MQ Vienna Fashion Week which happens in 2022 from 12 to 17 September at the MQ - MuseumsQuartier. When searching via Fashionavigator.com after 'MQ Vienna Fashion Week campaign', Fashion.at articles about the making of the MQVFW-sujets photographed by Markus Morianz in 2021 and 2020, Bernhard Musil in 2018, or Mato Johannik in 2013 can be found. For the 14th edition of the MQ Vienna Fashion Week, photographer and model agent Kosmas Pavlos collaborated with first soloist...

Cuisine, art, fashion insider tips for the route Vienna-to-Salzburg heading to the Salzburger Festspiele Fashion.at received several tips from Salzburger and Upper Austrian insiders on what to visit on the route through Austria like on the direction Vienna to the city of Salzburg for visiting the Salzburger Festspiele (18 July until 31 August). Tips concerned French cuisine inspired culinary at 'Mayer's' restaurant at Schloss Prielau - the castle was once owned by the widow of playwright Hugo von Hofmannsthal, in the mountainous region Zell am See on lake Zellersee (in Salzburg), art exhibited at the 'Parallel Skulpturenpark' from 22 July until 26 August 2022 in the Toscana Park in Gmunden on lake Traunsee (in Upper Austria) on occasion of the art and music festival weeks 'Salzkammergut Festwochen Gmunden', or an art show at a fashion store in Hallein...

Austrian artist Glod, winner of the AIBC Asia 'NFT Project of the Year 2022' award, opened 'Studio Glod Gallery' at the metaverse The 'Studio Glod Gallery' can be accessed with or without registering via Spatial; without registration, the look and style of the avatar appears randomized. It's easy to walk through the three spaces - one large room, a sort of 'main ship' with an opening in the ceiling to the sky, and two side aisles - of the gallery which is located in a building on the ocean with windows for views to the open sea and sea cliffs...

Insights into the Austrian jewelry and watch awards 'Schmuckstars' 2022: Launch of the online voting with diamond jewels and the presentation of an Olympic gold medalist as the awards' first ambassador The first Schmuckstars online voting of 2022 was launched in the category 'Das Schmuckstück des Jahres' (Jewel of the Year) with pieces created exclusively for the Schmuckstars awards. The Jewel of the Year 2022 is dedicated to diamonds as homage to the Diamant Club Wien which celebrates in 2022 its 100th anniversary. Voters can win two diamonds with 4c properties (carat, cut, color and clarity). The presentations of the 'Jewelry Stars' - the name of the awards refers to the artisans as well as the award winning jewelry pieces - are followed each year by illustrious guests from the entertainment industry, fashion and media. For the first time ever, the Schmuckstars are represented by an ambassador whose name was made public on occasion of the press conference...

Impulstanz festival website developed by Vienna-based creative studio CIN CIN presents schedules of performances, workshops, Soçial programme with parties and daily music events in new clean design The clean style of the design by the Vienna-based creative consultancy and design studio CIN CIN, founded 2015 by Jasmin Roth and Stephan Göschl who met while studying at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, is an advantage for finding information and ordering tickets for performances, workshop dates, or the music line-up of the Soçial programme. Last mentioned consists of daily music events at the Impulstanz Festival Lounge at the Burgtheater Vestibül and two parties (15 July and 5 August) at Kasino Schwarzenbergplatz with musicians like the duo Sicaria Sound (UK) and the Austrian DJ Andaka...

Fashion.at style tip Summer 2022 for vacation at lakes in the alpine regions of Austria In the early 20th century when painter Gustav Klimt and fashion designer Emilie Flöge moved from hot Vienna during the summer months to the Attersee in the Salzkammergut, 'summer holidays' were named 'Sommerfrische' (Summer Freshness). For a good reason! The climate at the Attersee is comfortably warm in June, July, August and can be fresh in the later evening. Recently on 4 June, the Klimt-Foundation opened on occasion of 10 years Klimt Museum on lake Attersee the anniversary exhibition 'Ein Sommer wie damals' (A summer like back then) showing snapshots of Gustav Klimt (born 160 years ago in 1862) and Emilie Flöge including fashion creations of the designer. The style tip for vacation in alpine lake regions is inspired by the Attersee...

Conchita Wurst performs in new video 'Paris (Savoir-Vivre)' in a fashion show celebrating vanity on the runway in high-end pieces "..Everybody comes to Paris hmmm, Everybody's on the way…" sings Conchita Wurst aka Tom Neuwirth in the new song 'Paris (Savoir-Vivre)' as an homage to the attraction of Paris and the way of living associated with the city. The track was presented with a video showing Conchita Wurst in high-fashion by labels such as Thierry Mugler, Comme des Garçons or Balenciaga. At the credits of the video, every piece of the seven looks is listed from apparel like jacket, dress, pants, over accessories such as jewelry, sunglasses to shoes...

A fresh Mediterranean breeze from Apulia in Vienna! Insights into the new concept store of the Italian furniture and interior design brand Natuzzi in Vienna Vienna has a new destination for Italian interior design. The new store was opened recently by the Italian furniture and home decor brand Natuzzi on more than 280 square meters at the Mahlerstrasse 7 in the 1st district of Vienna. With the brand's first Austrian concept store, 'Natuzzi Italia' (founded 1959 in Apulia) brings a sunny fresh breeze of the Mediterranean sea to the city. The organic interior designs, furniture and rugs in earthy nuances and light, calm tones are inspired by the culture and history of southern Italy and especially of Apulia...

Clothing production and the mutual influence of fashion and traditional clothing on show at the exhibition 'Clothes. A Blend of Handicraft, Function and Fashion' at the Austrian Open-Air Museum Stübing, Styria The findings of research on everyday life like festival culture or work circumstances of the rural population as well as the architectural landscapes of the different regions of Austria including building techniques and styles over centuries are exhibited at the Freilichtmuseum Stübing (Austrian Open-Air Museum Stübing) in Styria. This year, the museum's head of science and culture mediation Michaela Steinböck-Köhler curated the special exhibition 's Gwand – Zwischen Handwerk, Funktion und Mode (Clothes. A Blend of Handicraft, Function and Fashion) for insights into the production of clothes in rural regions and the mutual influence of fashion and traditional clothing...

Pride Month 2022 in Vienna: LGBT-guide, film documentary, Rainbow Parade and Pride Run On occasion of Pride Month 2022, the Vienna Tourist Board (since 25 years member of the IGLTA - International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association) presented the practical extension 'LGBT-Guide' in German and English of the award winning 'ivie' app (the digital city guide received an 'iab webAd' award by iab Austria) for an exploration tour to special locations like fashion and book stores, bars, museums,... under the motto 'Through Vienna on the rainbow' and the short film documentary 'Queens of Vienna' about the life of three drag queens with memories about the coming out, the reaction of others, or the feeling of changing through makeup, clothes, wigs...

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