VINTAGE FASHION FESTIVAL
After the success of the Austrian stop, the Vintage Fashion Tour where the world of Vintage, of whom A.N.G.E.L.O. is one of the most illustrious representatives, will be hosted at the McArthur Glen Designer Outlets all around Europe, it will start agian the 9th of May from Berlin. The Tour will take around Europe a rich selection of pieces of clothing and accessories, among whom you can discover cult objects and rarities from the late '40s to late '80s. An exhibition dedicated to the charme of "unique" pieces, that were part of "our" history and a unique opportunity to take home an original Chanel, Hermés, Fendi, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Christian Dior and many others.
The tour will be accompanied one more time by the exhibition "Around the World in 80 scarves", a visual path through the popular touristic places all linked to a precise historical moment full of profound changes. After the Second World War and the Depression an enthusiasm for discovery turns the scarf into a souvenir of possible holidays. No longer only postcards to put away in drawers, or photos of smiles in front of historic or natural monuments, but a personal choice, a testimony and a souvenirs of the trip: a small square of colored silk, capable to arouse emotions with a private language that belongs to different latitudes. In the exhibition, there will be displayed a rich collection of original scarves, authentic pieces of the '40s, '50s and '60s, from the countries all around the world all belonging to the A.N.G.E.L.O. Fashion Archive.
ANGELO X A.N.G.E.L.O.
Fabbrica Vintage arrives at its fifth edition in the picturesque setting of the Factory, the former cement works recovered by Angelo Grassi and transformed into a multi-purpose center. Here will be present Angelo Grassi himself with his pieces of furniture made of recycled materials.
A.N.G.E.L.O., promoter of the event with Angelo Grassi, will be present with a sale space with a selection of the preciousest pieces from its Vintage Palace: only researched, original and high quality vintage in the perspective of "responsible recycling".
Vintage not only as a choice of style, but also as a safeguard of the environment. Giving a second life to clothes, putting them back to life, to make them keep living in different environments with new potentials: these are the purposes of Fabbrica Vintage, A.N.G.E.L.O.’s and the simultaneous Mostrascambio Fair of Gambettola.
A.N.G.E.L.O. VINTAGE PALACE EXTRAORDINARY OPENING
The 12th of May 2013, as every Sunday of every month, A.N.G.E.L.O. VINTAGE PALACE, will open its doors from 10.30 am to 7.30 pm no stop to allow you to spend an extraordinary Sunday.
VALEGGIO WEARS VINTAGE
Valeggio wears Vintage, its staff and the best italian exhibitors will be glad to welcome you at the 2013 Spring/Summer edition, Sunday the 12th of May, in the historical centre of Valeggio sul Mincio (VR - Italy).
Over then 50 selected exhibitors, from all over Italy, among wich A.N.G.E.L.O. VINTAGE PALACE , will propose precious vintage pieces, collected in years of passionate research, that will carry us in the charme and glamour of a past era. Valeggio wears Vintage is the only fair of this field that uses professionals to verify the quality and authenticity of the goods exhibited, to tutelay its hosts.
Among the collateral events of this edition, the exhibition “Trip around hats", curated by Paolo Crescimbeni of Art and travel, will carry you thorugh one century of fashion, style, materials and technical manufacturing of the hat an accessory considerd, until the beginning of the '900, fundamental to complete with elegance oneself look.
IN CASE OF BAD WEATHER the fair will be transferred at the covered Market of Valeggio (Zona Artigianale - Via N.Mondin). The collateral exhibition will be anyway set up in the Palazzo Municipale of Valeggio.
VINTAGE. L'IRRESISTIBILE FASCINO DEL VISSUTO
An original trip into the history and evolution of the most contemporary trend in fashion and, in the same time, a homage to the evocative power of the fashion style of yesterday.
The exhibition “Vintage. L'irresistibile fascino del vissuto” organized by the Museum of Fabric of Prato Foundation (Chamber of Commerce of Prato, Commune of Prato, Provincial Administration of Prato) in cooperation with the Bank of Prato, SAPERI srl and Popular Bank of Vicenza together with the Vice Presidency of ACTE Italia (Association of European Textile ) and dedicated to Fashion Vintage, will open on the 7th December 2012 at 6.30 pm.
The initiative was developed in collaboration with A.N.G.E.L.O. Vintage Archive, one of the most significant and researched italian vintage archive and due to openness of prestigious Fashion Houses such as Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Pucci and Max Mara e of Osti's Archive.
The exhibition intends to tell, for the first time, how the practice of used clothing, deep-rooted in the history of Clothing and Fabrics, was able to inflate the concepts of lived and second hand clothing with an irresistible charm creating a real costume phenomenon and to retrace the origins, developments and reasons that let vintage to become a nearly essential element in the contemporary design of Fashion and Fabric.
Through a thematic pattern supported by accurate chronological references, articulated in four different sections with more than 100 garments and fabrics displayed, the exhibition takes up part of the suggestive location of the Historical Rooom and the wide rooms of the Museum's first floor, with 800 mq of exhibition space in total.
In occasion of the opening the catalogue “Vintage. L'irresistibile fascino del vissuto” realized by the Museo del Tessuto in collaboration with Silvana Editoriale Publishing, will be available.