It’s hard to be bored when you live in Vienna, especially when the warmer season approaches and all sorts of events invitations start to pop up everywhere. And this month it’s time for one of our favorites: the AFA, or Austrian Fashion Awards, are coming back for their fourth edition.
The Austrian Fashion Awards are a remarkable attempt at giving space and support to the development of young local fashion talents and designers. Prizes are being handed out during the ceremony by the Austrian Fashion Association. Here are the categories and their nominees. You can find their work in the gallery below.
– Modepreis des Bundeskanzleramts Österreich
– Outstanding artist award
House of the very island´s – Karin Krapfenbauer & Markus Hausleitner
WENDY JIM – Helga Ruthner & Hermann Fankhauser
– Modepreis der Stadt Wien
GON – Christina Steiner
FEMME MAISON – Franziska Fürpass & Ali Sia Pour Kermani
The awards will be part of Take Festival for Independent Fashion & Art, a five-days-long celebration of creativity and talent at the charming Alte Post in the heart of Vienna. The Austrian Fashion Awards will take place on April 25 in the same location. Get your tickets here.