di 06 sep|
202030 - The Berlin Fashion Summit
Estethica :: Exhibition | What lies ahead
While mainstream fashion, whether high street or high end, is impacting people and nature in so many negative ways, designers and practitioners showing a new way forward need to be highlighted and nurtured. Innovation and inclusion, vision and kindness: Estethica shows what lies ahead.
Time & Location
06 sep 2022 10:00 – 18:00 CEST
202030 - The Berlin Fashion Summit , Gleimstraße 31, 10437 Berlin, Germany
About the event
The group exhibition ‘What Lies Ahead’. will showcase a cohort of 10 designers from Berlin and Ukraine presenting their work in a highly stylised group environment. The two-day exhibition and talks will highlight the importance of cooperation and shared responsibility during difficult times, showing how the fashion community can use its power to make positive change.
The exhibition is art directed by Matthew Needham .
Estethica is delighted to present:
Dennis Chuene One man, two sewing machines. Cheune celebrates the timeless design and craftsmanship of one-off pieces.
Don Aretino Indonesian-born, Berlin-based Aretino’s work explores the interconnection between same sex desire, religion and social analysis with custom-made pieces made to last a lifetime.
Fade Out Label A zero waste brand focused on "degrowth" by drastically reducing consumption and the exploitation of raw materials. Designer Andrea Bonfini says "you are what you wear" respecting quality and not quantity.
Gunia project A brand that rethinks and integrates recognizable elements of traditional culture into modern design objects for everyday use. Each product is handmade and hand-painted, keeping alive the culture of Ukrainian craft heritage and protecting the livelihood of rural artisans.
Hempful Specialising in easy clothes made from organically grown hemp.
Ksenia Schnaider Founded by a designer duet from Ukraine, KS is a synthesis of fashion design reasoning from Ksenia Schnaider and engineering logic and a sense of humour from Anton Schnaider. Mainly using upcycling and recycled materials.
Melisa Minca MM is for eccentric individuals who want to have fun with self-expression, but at the same time not contribute to the environmental pollution and human exploitation. Upcycled, reworked items and custom tailoring.
Tanja Bombach Bombach is a director and designer based in Berlin, founder of the project series CATALOGUE OF DISGUISE, using fashion, performance and music. The series adopts an intersectional approach to shape a cultural perception of fashion.
Vladimir Karaleev Bulgarian born, Berlin based designer producing and sourcing locally in a small range made-to-order series, working with stock or end of roll fabric usage and no overproduction.
Xomenko A conceptual art and fashion project using textile experiments for social communication, ironical reflection of overconsumption and a dialogue between the past and the future.