Fashion

FASHION / PHOTOGRAPHY

PLATEA FASHION PRODUCTION 01

Fashion editorial photographed by Ruben Jacob Fees and edited by Dogukan Nesanir for PLATĒA ISSUE 03 WINTER 16/17. Styling assistant David Kele. Featuring Raf Kacunic from GIRLS CLUB Management. Hair & Make-up by Adiam Habtezion using Sisley Paris and Shu Uemura.

FASHION / PHOTOGRAPHY

PLATEA FASHION PRODUCTION 02

PLATEA FASHION PRODUCTION 02 photographed by Magnus Lecher and edited by Gina D. P. Pieper for our latest ISSUE 03 WINTER 16/17. Hair & Make-up by Alexander Hofmann using Chanel and Iles Formula. Photography assistance by Paul Lackner. Digital operator Michael Wong. Featuring Raphael from Wiener Models, Jan from Kultmodels, and Harjeet from TIGERS Mgmt. Creative direction by Daily Dialogue.

ART & CULTURE / FASHION

FASHION FOR ART

Patronage in the art world isn’t something that just appeared a few years ago. A couple of centuries back, there were already places in Europe where wealthy and noble families funded artists and creatives. In the Italian Renaissance between the 15th and 18th centuries, rich clans such as the Medici family in Florence or the Torlonia family in Rome engaged painters, writers and architects like Michelangelo, Pico della Mirandola, Angelo

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FASHION / PHOTOGRAPHY

What Would You Do

Fashion editorial created by photographer Magnus Lechner for PLATEA. Styling by Yvonne Wigger. Hair & Make-up by Alexander Hofmann c/o Uschi Rabe using Iles Formula and Chanel. Photography assistance by Florian Lankes. Featuring Kristin from Pars Management.                  

FASHION

IT’S TIME FOR A FASHION REVOLUTION

When a clothes factory in Bangladesh collapsed in 2013, killing over a thousand workers, the fashion industry needed solutions fast. Three years on, the Fashion Revolution movement is harnessing the power of social media and academic institutions to change things from the inside. Platea spoke to its creators, Carry Somers and Orsola de Castro. Like the food industry 20 years ago, fashion has reached the point of revolt. The convenience

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ART & CULTURE / DESIGN / FASHION

Interview with Carla Sozzani

Carla Sozzani changed the art and fashion scene as an Italian gallerist by creating 10 Corso Como in Milan 25 years ago, the first concept store in history. After working as a fashion editor for Vogue Italy and launching the Italian Elle magazine, she quit her job to focus on the arts. She had the vision of a “living magazine”– bringing together a bookshop, a gallery, a café, an exquisite

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DESIGN

Portrait of CRAY COLLECTIVE: FUNCTIONAL FAMILY

When you are growing up, the concept of “fun” might turn into a nostalgic childhood memory, an insignificant hobby or an empty illusion. The six talented designers behind the Stockholm based Cray Collective, make a strong case against this claim. For them, “fun” is their reason for existence. Amandah Andersson, Andreas Frienholt, Amanda Karsberg, Dennis Graben, Lisa Berkert Wallard and Lotta Lampa found their creative other halves in each other

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FASHION

Bedouin Luxury

A story by photographer Magnus Lechner and fashion editor Gina Pieper Hair&MakeUp  by Alexander Hofmann c/o Uschi Rabe using Chanel & lies formula; Featuring Amelie R. (PARS Management).            

FASHION

Batik craft savers

The connection Berlin-Jakarta is not necessarily an obvious one if it comes to fashion.  However the creative duo Joe Lim and Bai Soemarlono, founders of the label Populo, proves that this cultural and aesthetical bridge works perfectly well. It has been 22 years since they started their label focusing on minimal and contemporary batik and high quality materials produced in both Italy and Germany. A show in Jakarta this June

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EVENT

Platea magazine No.2 launch event x DJ Hell

Amazing news to kick off the weekend.. On Saturday, 22 June, we’re celebrating the launch of PLATEA Magazine’s 2nd edition. Where? At Openhouse of Hrvst in Munich.   In celebration of the launch of our 2nd edition, the launch event will feature music by: DJ Hell (International Deejay Gigolo Rec.) Maxâge | Fabian Kranz | Cosmo The Camel (IWW, Munich) and Live-Visuals by: Chris Faber X Platea DOORS: 10PM (10 EUR)   Stop

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FASHION

Chalayan’s fashion design students at ‘Show Angewandte 16’ – Austria’s most talked-about fashion event

Vienna is famous for its cultural diversity, its cosy coffee houses and its blast from the past. But every year, students of the University of Applied Arts – Institute of Design proof that they can play along the top league of a future oriented fashion scene. And every year, fashion design graduates show their graduate collections at the ‘Show Angewandte’, one of Austria’s most talked-about fashion events. When this takes

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FASHION

Where fashion meets zeitgeist: San Francisco’s graduate show 2016

San Francisco is associated with a vibrant lifestyle, diversity of cultures, open minded community and vivid arts. This week, the 1989 founded School of Fashion at Academy of Arts University proofed the city can easily step into being an important fashion hub for the next generation of designers searching for their new ways of creating zeitgeist-relevant fashion. This year’ graduate show presented the variety of ideas and concepts the world

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FASHION

AMD Graduate Show 2016 – The new generation sets their agenda

In Germany, the largest consumer market in Europe, up to 2000 fashion design graduates are annually finishing their studies. A few of them start with their own label and enjoy their success successful at the local market, such as the creative duo WE.RE Theresa Reiter and Katarina Weber, both graduates from the AMD Academy of Fashion and Design. Others go abroad, continue their studies or take a junior position in

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PHOTOGRAPHY

Models In The Raw – Photo Project by Thomas Sing

During his go-sees, fashion photographer Thomas Sing started asking the models questions. What emerged was a very personal project for which he has created a website. And is already planning a book.   In many artistic careers there is a turning point, a moment in which the artist takes the leap and decides to explore a different path in the everlasting quest to represent reality. Photographer Thomas Sing could have

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