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ESMOD Berlin Presents Behind the Seams Show

INTERNATIONAL University of Art for Fashion ESMOD Berlin celebrates the work of Bachelor of Arts Fashion Design Styliste / Modeliste students this summer with the presentation Behind the Seams. The show aims to capture the spirit and evolution of the designers in an open house event, which allows the press and the public to explore fashion design in a multifaceted format.


ABehind The Seams ESMOD Berlin

The programme will include a live fashion film production that captures the showcase of the second year students’ capsule collection. There will also be a three-floor exhibition where viewers can expect to obtain insights behind the design processes and concepts of the collection. Visitors are then invited to participate in screenprint and knit design workshops which can be registered for in advance.

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by Rebecca Acres


INDEPENDENCE: ESMOD Berlin Fashion Graduates on Show

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ESMOD Berlin International University of Art for Fashion has announced that INDEPENDENCE, the Graduate Collections from the Bachelor Program – Fashion Design 2015, will take place in July in the lead up to the Berlin Fashion Week SS15.

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The collections have been critiqued by an International Jury of professionals, in order to give the students industry standard feedback, and also facilitates networking for potential opportunities post-graduation. Members of the jury this year include Susanne Stangl, Modeliste, Mulberry, United Kingdom; Catherine Le Goff, Editor, ARTE Culture, France; Damir Doma, CEO Damir Doma, France (ESMOD Berlin Alumnus);  Stefan Siegel, Founder, Not Just A Label, United Kingdom; Ulrike Möslinger, International Marketing Director, Galeries Lafayette, France and Christine Walter-Bonini, ESMOD International Group, France.

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This year, the show will be held in a new location Vollgutlager in Neukölln. INDEPENDENCE presents work from the 20 most outstanding collections from the current academic year. The organisers say that, “Inspiration for the graduate collections ranges from the cultural, the political and the personal. A VIP audience will see an exploration of form and volume, a redefining of silhouettes and material transformations.”

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 by Caroline Simpson

INDEPENDENCE: ESMOD Berlin B.A. Graduate Show 2015 takes place on July 4, 2015 at Vollgutlager, Rollbergstr. 26, 12053 Berlin. Doors Open: 8:15pm Show Starts: 9:00pm

This event is by invitation only. For Press Accreditation and further information, please contact: Lizzie Delfs, Public Relations Manager, ESMODBerlin.
Tel+49(0)30 6112214

The Winner of Kärcher Scholarship 2015 Announced

A GERMAN student has won the Kärcher Scholarship 2015 which grants the winner a year’s study at Esmod Berlin International University of Art for Fashion. Nico Arauner was judged to be the most outstanding candidate from 50 entrants from countries including Switzerland, Nigeria, Costa Rica, Australia, Great Britain, Mexico, Mongolia, Finland, Vietnam, Macedonia and Poland. The winner of the Scholarship receives a fully funded place in the first-year bachelor program – fashion design and draping/patternmaking at Esmod Berlin, with the opportunity to study in either English or German.

Karcher SS3Some of the judges assessing the entrants’ work

Nico Arauner said, “It is such a great honour for me to receive this support and to attend Esmod.” The jury was impressed with his “mature visual literacy and research-driven approach”. Included in his portfolio was a publication he produced entitled Less is More – Minimalism in Fashion in which he gives an overview of the varied cultural and periodic manifestations of minimalism in fashion.

Karcher ss1The judges with the winner (displayed on laptop screen)

This is the second year running that Esmod Berlin has offered the scholarship sponsored by Kärcher to give one aspiring designer the opportunity to enter into the Bachelor Program. Esmod has a strong history of producing outstanding creatives in the fashion industry. Members of the jury were: Patrick Spachmann, head of marketing and product management, Kärcher; Silvia Kadolsky founder and owner of Esmod Berlin; fashion editor women of Kaltblut magazine Anita Krizanovic; Tom Felber, co-founder and chief editor of Superior Magazine; Stephanie Biedermann teacher of patternmaking and draping  at Esmod and Esmod fashion design teacher Bernadett Penkov,

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by Caroline Simpson

All photography: Kärcher / Esmod Berlin / Michael Wittig, Berlin 2015