Fashion meets art – in the Carmelite Monastery in Frankfurt, fashion entrepreneur Sevinc Yerli gave a little foretaste of her appearance at the Frankfurt Fashion Week on Tuesday, which, after the Premium Group agency withdrew to Berlin, was now largely covered by Yerli and her company Fashion Lounge will.

The city made the place available to her.

Interest from Düsseldorf, Paris and Berlin

Patricia Andreae

Editor in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

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The fashion shows are to take place in the monastery from June 19th to 24th.

Parallel to this, discussion events, receptions and gala dinners are planned in the Hotel Sofitel and in the Alte Oper, as well as a fashion lounge showroom for almost 20 fashion designers.

Three of them gave a glimpse of what to expect on Tuesday: Designer Wladimir Daviidi Arutti, with model Felix Nieder, showed swim trunks with a colour-changing chameleon finish made from recycled plastic and a sheer crinkled top that was once a bridal veil.

The designer Nathali von Kretschmann, who works as an artist, has developed a leather collection together with Kay Mann, who is known as a party organizer. Well-known pop art motifs and brand logos are collaged on the jackets.

"Without Sevinc Yerli, none of this would be possible," said the head of Frankfurt's economic development agency, Oliver Schwebel, who organizes the Frankfurt Fashion Week with his team on behalf of the city.

Previously, the organization was in the hands of Messe Frankfurt and the Berlin Premium Group.

Schwebel emphasized that after the Berlin agency returned to the Spree, the Frankfurt fashion scene had a great desire to continue with the Fashion Weeks.

And Frankfurt now has a good time in June to create an attractive program parallel to the textile shows at Messe Frankfurt, which offers the local creative people a stage.

He receives daily calls from Düsseldorf, Paris and Berlin, in which fashion representatives have expressed great interest in future participation.

Economic development will soon announce

What additional events are you planning?

Schwebel was already promising "great pictures" from the fashion city of Frankfurt.