MA Graduate Projects
International Masters Programme - Sustainability in Fashion
The development and production of a sustainable and biodegradable footwear collection inspired by Austrian tradition. To build a unique connection between contemporary design and traditional craftsmanship, to promote knowledge about the leather industry, and to keep traditional craftsmanship alive.
Stefanie Stolitzka (b. 1986) Originally from Graz in Austria, Stolitzka completed her University Degree in Fashion Design and Communication at Polimoda in cooperation with ISIA, University of Florence in 2009. In the past few years Stolitzka has worked in several areas of the fashion business including the PR Agency Smith Petersen in Milan (Italy), Adidas Y-3 ACC and FTW Product Development in Herzogenaurach (Germany), MaxMara Merchandising Head Office in London (UK), and Wellicious Design and Product Development in London (UK). Her practice was the co-developing of Y-3 Adidas Toile Bag Collection for S/S2011 and production-site visits and final preparations in Saigon (Vietnam). In the course of developing her final Master Project, a sustainable sneaker collection, she co-developed a sustainable Green collection, inspired by her own project, for Legero shoe company in Graz (Austria).
Vios Sneaker Collection (2012)
Models: Sara Hlatky, Florian Fuchs,
Photographer: Anita Schmid,
Location: Mondsee, Salzkammergut Austria
Model: Sara Hlatky,