Monthly Archives: July 2012

TODAY: schik FLEAMARKET XIX

acne
marc by marc jacobs
modström
vintage
april77
supreme being
miu miu
prada
chic mihara noexcess                                                                             Coffee, Cocktails, etc.
sonia rykiel                                                                        Sunday, 29th July 12
salvatore ferragamo                                                         1 – 6 p.m.
gaultier                                                                              Schikaneder Kino
camper                                                                              Margaretenstrasse 22 – 24
gucci                                                                                   4., Vienna
duck and cover
ben sherman
mango
swatchs
dior
h&m
desigual
freitag
converse
zara
mint&berry

 

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IN MEMORIAM

Franz West 1947– July 26, 2012

The Austrian artist Franz West has died. The artist, known for his largescale hyper-coloured sculptures that referenced both organic forms and a dream-like surrealist sensibility, exhibited internationally for over thirty years and was awarded the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale in 2011 as recognition of his life’s work. The artist had been ill for a while and passed away peacefully in Vienna. The news was announced in a joint notice by the Franz West Foundation, Gagosian Gallery, Galerie Meyer Kainer and Galerie Eva Presenhuber. In that statement the galleries noted  that ‘Despite his international fame, his humour, generosity and quiet energy never left him. He managed his recent illness with great fortitude and was thinking of projects and working on exhibitions, sculptures and catalogues until a few days ago. The world has lost a great artist who changed the way people looked at art and themselves. His great sense of originality and his generosity with other artists, writers and musicians will be missed by us all.’

Nike Men’s Air Vortex Vintage Sneaker Fall/Winter 2012

The Nike Men’s Air Vortex Vintage Sneaker for Fall/winter ’12

Devised in the mid 1980s as part of Nike’s ground-breaking V-Series, the Vortex running shoe was an instant classic and popular amongst runners who appreciated its advanced cushioning. Re-issued by the brand decades later, the Vortex Vintage has all the popular hallmarks of the original and is given an authentic vintage finish to match the retro style.

Crafted with a comfortable nylon and suede upper, the sneaker features a thickly cushioned sole unit with a vintage effect wash across the midsole, to give it an authentic aged feel. The sneaker is finished with bold pink Nike branding on the heel and swoosh down each side.

A Louis Vuitton Gun Grip, Really?

If there’s ever a good time to announce a new gun grip, this is definitely not it, given the events in Aurora. Nonetheless, a Las Vegas lounge and gun range called Machine Guns Vegas has released this grip in a Louis Vuitton monogram style. We’re not sure how that’s even possible since it looks like the house is in no way involved. A press release also talks about their “gun girls” having previous gun or military experience, so Machine Guns Vegas could also be a strip joint. Who knows, everything about it is in unbelievably poor taste.

This was Modeblogger Fleamarket 21st July, Arena 21, MQ Vienna

Yes, we went there in the early afternoon and we were almost late: the Viennese fashion bloggers had sold out a big part of their private vintage and second hand treasures. Still our camera could grasp some impression: nice people, dogs, fashion bloggers, items, etc.

Pics and words by Melody Sux

The way in!


http://www.weibi.at

When it comes to fashion it might also come to fashionable sweets…(please check the box on the right side).

Another market view

PEBELLE, the label producing some of the most recommendable hand-dyed leggings, tights and swimmwear.

Well, Vienna has some old ‘fashionistas’!

On the way out.

Links of some of the participating bloggers:

http://www.weibi.at

modewurst.blogspot.com

viennawedekind.blogspot.com

MODEBLOGGER FLEAMARKET supported by MQ, 21st July 2012

Yes, fashion bloggers are the trendsetters, presenting the newest and most remarkable fashion items  on their blogs. As the organisers of this fleamarket point out, bloggers also present their favourite items ‘offline’ so that you can try and buy them. Vintage, secondhand and cosmetics are to be offered on 21st July at Arena 21, Museumsquartier, Vienna.

Start 11 a.m.

Part of “Summer of Fashion”  MQ

http://www.mqw.at/de/programm/detail/?event_id=7081

Summer Sale at NACHBARIN, Vienna

NACHBARIN European Fashion Design offers the works by international fashion designers. Untill 21st July you have the opportunity to buy nice items for a summer sale price.

NACHBARIN

Gumpendorferstrasse 17, 6. Vienna,

http://www.nachbarin.co.at