For the second year running, more than 20 local designers and creatives will get together to organise Christmas ShoppinQ. The market is a unique event showcasing Prague’s creative talent, giving designers in the city the opportunity to show and sell their products.
Visitors will be able to look around, try, and a buy a selection of products from fashion, jewellery, and accessories, to decorative furniture and interior design accessories for your home.
In the fashion world is Hana Frišonsová, whose work is characterized by sharp silhouettes and an experimental approach to wearable clothing using traditional techniques. She will be presenting her current collection as a result of a collaboration with Helena Krásová (KRAS), under the brand name MONOLITH PROJECT based on digital printing.
Daniela Pešková creates clothing that transcends trends and time. She will be here at the market presenting her current collection together with a selection of older pieces.
KAFKA will also present their new collection. Characteristic features are the simplicity, the purity of shapes and lines, and the search for new themes and forms for processing. Fashion designers invited to the event include: La Femme Mimi, Martin Havel, Tereza Ujevičová, Marketa Kopecka, and Dominika Charousova with her exclusive collection of lingerie. You can also see the brand Bro. with hand-embroidered products inspired by this city and its people.
Katerina Reich’s creations are inspired by modern architecture and a vision of the future, where pure minimalist lines predominate. Katerina has recently introduced new collection “Kyō” which was inspired by the life of geisha and the art of the old Japan, and was awarded this year's Designblok Award for Best Jewellery Collection.
Hana Polívková will present new collection “Arabis”, inspired by old lace and the poetry of fauna and flora.
Mária Kobelová, a young designer from Slovakia, will present her collection “Usus”, and you can also look forward to porcelain jewellery and interior accessories from Kabinet.
FOOTWEAR AND ACCESSORIES:
Helena Krásová originally studied the theoretical art disciplines of Aesthetics and Curatorial studies, but then began to produce urban backpacks and founded her own brand KRAS, which specialises in backpacks and other accessories.
Jana Rollo will show handbags and clutches from metallic leather, and you'll also find futuristic pendants and earrings in her collection.
The modern shoemaker and designer Fernando Echeverria will present his collection of leather hand stitched shoes and bags inspired by cubism, and his new collection inspired by the Amazonia.
INTERIOR DESIGN ACCESSORIES
Tereza Drobná will show her collection of glass fragrant diffusers “TOTEM” with an opal coloured gradient, evoking the sensation of smoke. The diffuser is composed of several parts so that you can build a personalized fragrant object.
Jana Rollová will present her new interior decorations made of recycled textiles, which are made under the Rolling Hooks brand.
The Christmas ShoppinQ opening will be on the 6th of December from 18:00 – 22:00.
The regular ShoppingQ event will be on the 7th and 8th of December from 10:00 – 20:00 with free entrance.
Author: Holly Webb