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TRENDLETTER 13-June-2024

Criteria Textiles Prize; Most Beautiful Books; Statements at Fashion Show;...

Criteria Vivienne - Ecological Textiles Prize
What are the criteria for submissions to the 2nd Austrian Prize for Ecological Textiles, the Vivienne 2024?

From yesterday until July 15, Austrian labels and designers, including students of fashion schools, can submit their entries for the 'Vivienne' award. The prize, named in memory of sustainability pioneer Vivienne Westwood, is organized for the second time by the COMÚN Foundation and will be handed out by the Federal Minister for Climate Protection, Leonore Gewessler...

Austria's most beautiful books
Interested in beautiful books? One of the 'Most Beautiful Books in Austria' is about a designer who worked in the fields of textile design and fashion

Recently, on June 3, the publication was honored as one of the country's most beautiful books at the Austrian State Prize ceremony. The biographical catalog of Felice Rix-Ueno's works was selected from 183 submissions as one of the 15 publications to be honored by the Federal Ministry for Art, Culture, the Civil Service and Sport (BMKÖS) and the Austrian Book Trade Association...

Students' statements at Modeklasse show
The auditorium of the University of Applied Arts Vienna was used by students to make statements during the Show Modeklasse of the fashion design department visited the show Modeklasse 2024 yesterday. The evening began with a speech by Petra Schaper Rinkel, the new rector of the University of Applied Arts Vienna, in the multi-story auditorium of the university's relatively new building. The speech was appropriately formal and well thought out for the final semester of students, until it was suddenly interrupted by a political statement, complete with hissing of a flag, throwing of flyers, and a loudly read but acoustically incomprehensible proclamation. The guests, who had already tuned in to the rector's message about the impact that designers can have on our society and the protection of the environment...

3 looks for visiting Salzburger Festspiele
Styles selected by for three Salzburger Festspiele productions from the range of the festival's official product partner Peek & Cloppenburg

This week, fashion retailer Peek & Cloppenburg presented some festive looks from its current range. The retail chain is the official product partner of the Salzburg Festival, which is Austria's annual cultural summer highlight. From July 19 to August 31, 2024, the festival will feature operas, theater plays, concerts and additionally a children's program with focus on opera. Today, received more information about the partnership and selected three productions and outfits for an opera, a discussion about AI & Art and...

Lederhosen without leather
Oktoberfest tip from Salzburg-based traditional clothing brand Felicitas & Hans: Lederhosen without leather

For Felicitas & Hans, environmental awareness and folk festivals can complement each other perfectly, which is not so difficult because traditional costumes are very resistant to fast-changing fashions, and secondly, the costumes are mostly made of natural, often regional materials like linen or wool. A great tip is to replace the leather of the lederhosen with linen...

Preparations Miss & Mister Austria finale
Mission Austria provides insights into the preparation of the contestants for the Miss and Mister Austria 2024 finale at Vienna Fashion Week

The first details about the next Vienna Fashion Week have already arrived at, such as the Save-the-Date reminder for the Opening Show on September 9th or the insights into the activities of the 19 finalists for the Miss and Mister Austria 2024 competition, which will take place on September 10th during Vienna Fashion Week...

MAK Fashion Lounge program
Vintage fashion, recycling, and food as art are the themes of the upcoming MAK Fashion Lounge series

Today, previewed the program of the MAK Museum of Applied Arts' 'Fashion Lounge' series, which will take place in one of the museum's branches, the Geymüllerschlössel. Vintage, recycling, and food as art are the guiding keywords of the program 2024. In a few days on June 16, vintage fashion fans will meet at the MAK Fashion Lounge N° 3 to explore and buy pieces from the curated collection of content creator and fashion expert Judith Bradl...

Cytara's questions about design & art
Cytara's quiz about design & art: Do you know who designed these iconic pieces?

Cited from the generated greeting (the greeting can change): "Hello! My name is Cytara, and I'm an AI chatbot for the users of the magazine I'm here to talk about fashion, culture, art, and design with you. Today, I have a quiz prepared for you about designers who have made a mark at the intersection of design and artistic expression. Please keep in mind that, like all AI chatbots, I may not be perfect, but I do my best to provide you with accurate and interesting information. ..."

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13 June 2024 - watch tip: Video of the Max Mara 'Venetia' Resort 2025 fashion show at the Palazzo Ducale (Dodge's Palace) in Venice. The inspiration for the collection - Marco Polo's view on exceptional women; the merchant, explorer and writer Marco Polo died 700 years ago in 1324 - is described in the article on

9 June 2024 - watch tip: Fashion documentary filmmaker and interviewer Loïc Prigent visited the new Jacquemus headquarters in Paris. On his way through the various floors of the impressive building, Simon Porte Jacquemus talks to the fashion documentary filmmaker about the architecture, the furnishings, the works of art he has collected and which are now on display in the new building, shares a coconut coffee in the HQ's own café, bar and restaurant, and gives a glimpse into the atelier where the new collection is currently being developed.

7 June 2024 - music tip: 'Witchy' ft. Childish Gambino by Kaytranada, new album 'Timeless' (released today)

7 June 2024 - music tip: 'A Tear in Space (Airlock)' by Glass Animals from the album 'I LOVE YOU SO F***ING MUCH' (July 19th)

6 June 2024 - reading tip: CNN "Virginie Viard exits Chanel, leaving top fashion job open"

4 June 2024 - reading tip: Vogue about the fashion design department 'Modeklasse' at the University of Applied Arts Vienna and the situation and expectations of young designers in Austria.

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