The waters have calmed down since the recent April 2016 edition of LJFW – Ljubljana Fashion Week, which means it is time to shake off the first impressions and take a closer look at the showcased collections. More…
Today, Wednesday, April the 13th seems like a great start for LJFW – Ljubljana Fashion Week as the almost summer like temperatures liven up the mood and set a long awaited anticipation to rest with today’s opening. Moving from last year’s location on Kongresni trg to a brand new space, Trg republike, is most exciting as the possibilities for providing an unforgettable experience are made.
In collaboration with Toyota Center Ljubljana, the IDENTITY DRESS 2015 partner, our team designed a creative challenge for our local public, fans and project followers in Slovenia! Pimp the new Toyota Yaris Hybrid with your own design identity and win a very special prize!
Fashion exhibition narrating the story of Slovenian clothing culture and Slovenian identity through eight presented semblance
19 November – 13 December 2015, National Museum of Slovenia (Ljubljana, Slovenia, EU)
Accompanying exhibition for IDENTITY DRESS project, supported by the national Slovene brand I feel Slovenia
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The 3rd edition of the IDENTITY DRESS exhibition is right behind the corner. And should you decide to visit it, make sure to also put an eye on accompanying exhibition I feel the Dress, supported by I feel Slovenia, the national brand of the Republic of Slovenia!
When thinking of what to write about in my first article on this website (which later didn’t turn out to be my actual first one), I realised one could simply talk about the project itself and explain IDENTITY DRESS through all forms. But to present it through the eye of the participant might be the most interesting one. More…
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Assaad Awad is, without a doubt, a distinctive name of the Madrid fashion scene. With his unique conceptual approach on design, bold aesthetics and uncompromising devotion in supporting craftsmanship, this IDENTITY DRESS 2014 designer has recently contributed to Museo del Traje, the garment museum of Spain. Based on a selection of designs by the legendary Cristóbal Balenciaga, Assaad created an hommage to “the master of us all”, as Balenciaga got respectfully labelled by the infamous monsieur Dior.
What does it mean to be constrained within outside imposed boundaries?
Life is unpredictable. We are living amongst an ecosystem with trillions of components in which we are constantly exposed to an almost infinite number of outside factors that can just happen in a second and transform the rest of our life forever, by sometimes changing the course to somehow very drastic angles and directions.
While I was working on this article I went to the National Museum of Slovenia for about four times in a row, so one of their employees already asked me if I was becoming their daily visitor… I think my last visit dates back to my primary school years, so re-visiting it after quite a long time made me think about the attitude towards our own history. Are we aware enough of our national history? Are we proud of it?