In less than a week Sibiu will be the fashion capital of the world for the 10th time. Feeric Fashion Week will transform Sibiu and all of its surroundings into a grand stage where over 30 guest designers will unveil their newest collections for the public to see. Fashion enthusiasts attending the festival from July 17 through the 23 will be embarking on a journey into Alice’s Wonderland realm of love woven with silk thread taffeta and Swarovski crystals. The lake of Sibiu Zoo along with the stone query of Turnu Rosu and Sibiu-Rasinari’s tram will be transformed in fairytale-like runways where models will be walking during the 10th edition of Feeric Fashion Week.
Feeric Fashion Week begins July 17th in Jidvei, the festival’s main partner: Tăuni estate is the place where Irina Duţu Zgâia will present, starting at 2 pm a collection inspired by children stories and influenced by Lewis Carroll’s book “Alice in Wonderland”. The opening event will be followed by a collection signed by Vali Cioban that will take you back in time to the 1920’s the show will begin at 5 pm inside the Jidvei Castle located at Cetatea de Baltă.
On the July 18th Feeric Fashion Week will move back to Sibiu to make way for the student creations from UAD Cluj-Napoca (University of Arts and Design from Cluj-Napoca) starting at 2 pm at the Redal Expo. Following the event, Mariana Morar will wow her attendees, with her collection debuting on Sibiu Zoo Lake. She says her collection surpasses human and artistic limits. Later that evening the photo exhibition of Versailles by Buonavista will begin at 7 pm. Afterward the Yolo Party by Landiana, a concept created by Landiana Cerciu, vice-president of Feeric Fashion Week.
The Turnu Rosu stone query will become a runway for The Secret Code Of Fashion starting Wednesday, July 19th at 2 pm. In addition, the Clay Castle of Fairy Valley located in Sâmbăta de Sus, will become the scene of a Modement fashion show. The next stop of the day for guests will start at 8 pm at the House of Arts where Ivan Sighinolfi will reveal his collection that has a specific focus on details. Starting Wednesday night Feeric will launch its night fashion shows starting at 10 pm at the Redal Expo. Natalia Manza will be open the event with a collection of dresses made of precious textures such as Chantilly lace, natural silk and Swarovski crystals. Up next Djamba Lydie and Lui by Luiza, the latter collection being inspired by Federico Fellini’s work.
Making her comeback will be Bianca Popp at la Feeric Fashion Week this year to show off her most recent collection on July 20th at 2 pm, at the Boromir Factory. The event was created with the support of the Ground Force Academy. An impressive amount of military objects will help transform the train tracks inside the factory into a warrior-like setting, perfectly contrasting the delicacy of Bianca Popp’s collection. The Boromir factory will continue the evening at 5 pm where they will hosting Charles & Ron, one of Feeric’s most historic and foreign designers present. Next Piaţa Mare (main square) by the entrance of Brukenthal Palace, will become a runway starting at 8 pm where Alina Moza will present a collection inspired by shapes including spiral, triangle, circle, rhombus and will be completed with hats as accessories. The second night at Redal Expo opens with a show by Pimpi Smith, an Argentinean designer, who will present “#PeaceForever” a collection of bags with accents that underline the concepts of peace and love. Le Pampillon, Retno Tan, Visori and Marios Karavasilis will follow throughout the second evening in the Feeric Venue.
On Friday, July 21st at 2 pm, Cylia Dora’s collection will be presented at Brukenthal Palace of Avrig. Muzeul Satului will be the setting for a collection by Lavinia Ilieș starting at 5 pm. The fashion show will be inspired by traditional Romanian weddings that aim to bring together femininity and masculinity through the use of linen and light colors. In the evening at 8 pm, Feeric Fashion Week will return to its historic center to see the Stairway Passage (Pasajul Scarilor) in the catwalk for Paulita Erazuriz’s collection. The collection will bring you back to rock the 1960’s and the lifestyle of London, Berlin as well as Paris. At Redal, the public will be able to enjoy collections from IED Show, Tenue de Saf, Michelangelo Winklaar, Bianca Popp and LENOR by Traskin.
Feeric Fashion Week ends on Saturday 22 July with more genius events. The first event of the day will be under the signature of Sarah Jessy Jones at Sibiu Rășinari tram beginning at 2 pm. The day will continue at CFR Călători train depot at 5 pm with Adrianei Goilav’s collection. The IED press conference will be held at 7 pm in the Mirror Room of the Democratic Forum of Germans in Romania and at 9 pm the awaited gala in Piața Mică will show-off boho collections as well as classic ones. The evening will be opened by Aida Lorena and will continue with the awards ceremony of the FFW – IED contest. Following, the collections of Andreea Ciungan, Ioana Călin, Diana Caramaci and Luna Morgaciova.
Feeric Fashion Week is an event co-financed by Sibiu City Hall, Sibiu Local Counsel, and Sibiu County Counsel.
Main partner: Jidvei
Partners: Banca Transilvania, AutoSchunn, Therme București, Lenor, Boromir
Institutional partners: Ambasada Regatului Olandei la București, Universitatea de Artă și Design Cluj Napoca, Istituto Europeo di Design, Mad Mood Milano, Muzeul Național Brukenthal, Complexul Național Muzeal Astra, Primăria comunei Rășinari, Redal Expo, Buonavista, Campari, Happy City, Sens Media, VIP Security