DESIGNER

GEORG WEISSACHER


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Georg Weissacher is an acclaimed Austrian fashion designer and creative visionary, renowned for his innovative approach to blending art and fashion. Born in Salzburg, Austria, Weissacher's journey in design began with the austrian fashion institute HLMB Hallein, where nonns taught him how to make garments.

 

Weissacher's career took off in the vibrant London fashion scene, where he quickly gained recognition for his unique ability to merge classical influences with contemporary aesthetics. The next 9 years he dediacted to Vivienne Westwood working as a designer between departments, before spear heading Viviennes Menswear which he sucsessfully grew. His work is characterized by a meticulous attention to detail, avant-garde silhouettes, and a profound narrative element that often reflects social and cultural themes. This distinctive style has garnered him a loyal following and critical acclaim in fashion capitals around the world.

 

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In 2011, Weissacher founded his own label, POAN - PEOPLES OF ALL NATIONS, which epitomizes his design philosophy. The brand is celebrated for its daring use of unconventional materials, intricate craftsmanship brought to life in italy, and its commitment to sustainability. Under his leadership, POAN - PEOPLES OF ALL NATIONS has become synonymous with cutting-edge fashion that challenges norms and pushes the boundaries of creativity.

 

Throughout his career, Georg Weissacher has collaborated with a variety of artists and brands, bringing his visionary touch to a wide range of projects. His work has been featured in numerous high-profile fashion shows, exhibitions, and publications, solidifying his reputation as a pioneering force in the industry.

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