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Contemporary Eastern European Fashion: The Story Of A Growing Industry

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-04-21

Eastern Europe is characterized by cultural diversity. As a hub between Western Europe and Asia, this area developed plurality of ideas, practices and languages, yet it is bonded by uniformity in terms of religion and ethnic roots. Science and art flourish in the entire region where some of the greatest minds were born and lived. […]

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First Clever Shoes in the World by Pleasemachine

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-04-19

The time has come, not only our phones and cameras are smart, it is the shoes too. Technology developed by TOMeffect creative directors Tatjana Voronova, Ondřej Václavík and Mona Huber for Budapest based shoe manufactury Pleasemachine. ( Both Pleasemachine and Vaclavik are known to you EE readers from our Quirky Eastern Shoeurope piece.) “We believe […]

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Souvenir windowshopping: Slovak Mekfartin and Co

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-04-05

I love this name: Mekfartin! Don’t you love the name? You have to be at least as funny as that guy for Hire me Jon Stuart video to name your label Mekfartin. You home brewed beer label. I used to travel a lot before I had kids. Whenever I went somewhere on business I’d naturally […]

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Souvenir windowshopping: Romanian Awesome Project

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-03-27

You just have to fall in love with these delicate wanders. Contemporary objects incorporating Romanian tradition in such clever and intricate way. The Awesome Project is an experimental journey of Romanian creative duo:  illustrator Madalina Andronic & designer Claudiu Stefan . They created beutiful collections of tableware, jewelery and other decorative object out of porcelain […]

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Projekt Showroom – Budapest

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-03-14

In October 2012. I wrote this on my blog: “We only need to sleep twice more, and on Thursday morning first Hungarian Children’s pop up store will open its doors. Don’t bee fulled by this door. In a beautiful, contemporary but at the same time warm and inviting space, super nice ladies of Projekt Showroom […]

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Quirky Eastern ShoEurope

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-03-05

I’ve always loved shoes. Since I was just a kid I’d spend all my allowance money for shoes.  After school I would hit the shops, find the shoes to totally drool over, start drooling over them night and day. It was really bad, my shoe addiction I mean, not the drooling. One of the most […]

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FASHION IMPOSSIBLE – SERBIAN DESIGNERS AT LONDON FASHION WEEK 2013

By Viktoria Knoblauh / 2013-03-03

 How Eastern European Fashion turned out to be cool It’s London Fashion Week and I am at the opening event of the L’ Impossible, part of London Fashion Weeks’ International Fashion Showcase 2013 at Serbia showroom where I find myself surrounded by  the trademark Serbian hospitality and energy radiating from the creations of today’s new […]

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Souvenir windowshopping: Bimba, Hungary

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-02-14

I don’t know where you stand with souvenirs, but for me it became a source of indescribable trash at one point. I mean, you can only fit a certain amount of magnets on your fridge before it becomes…well…overwhelming. And when you start seeing the same magnet with a different place name written with a sharpie, […]

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NEW KIDS FROM THE EAST BLOCK

By Viktoria Knoblauh / 2013-02-14

Redmintshop – the first Eastern European designer online selling platform –  ready to sell internationally There is a buzz of excitement in the air of the former Eastern European block countries’ fashion, as designers and labels are starting to find their momentum in expanding globally. It is helped a great deal by current online shopping […]

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