Some time ago, I decided to visit the Woman Fashion Tour 2017 powered by willhaben at Donaukanal in Vienna and get some fresh inspiration for my blog. I was very curious about the event set up and the participating emerging fashion designers – as I always am. I had asked Sophie Soufflé for an interview and was happy to get to know the 27-year old lady with a heart for upcycling.
studio VIE was founded in 2013. It’s responsible for the Logo and Corporate Identity of the Take-Festival for Independent Fashion and Arts among many other projects. When I drove to their office, located in Vienna, I didn’t expect such a great interior design. The rooms were flooded with light and wooden bookshelves, which looked more like art than what they really were, covered the walls while presenting their work. Big windows, high ceilings and the clean, scandinavian vibe inside made me feel comfortable. I love clean no-nonsense interiors that don’t over-clutter but let you relax your eye and focus on the fundamental. Anouk and Christian welcomed me with a smile and an obligatory cup of coffee.
Diversity, a word used in many various contexts – multiculturalism or ethnic diversity, cultural diversity, functional diversity, diversity in a political sense. All these words have specific meanings but focus on respect and tolerance for people of different backgrounds, people with impairments or disabilities and also encourage the understanding of interculturality.