Fashion designer Martin Niklas Wieser heads his own Viennese label, and has garnered attention through his collaborations with Bernhard Willhelm, or more recently with New York designer Tim Hamilton. His style has been noted to enable a critical discourse against a contemporary social and cultural backdrop.
eclectic: How has your journey been so far?
martin: Rich and inspiring, but also hard work.
e: What music are you listening to at the moment?
martin: Maria Minerva, Easter, 18+, Death in Vegas, Kate Bush
e: What colors, textures, fabrics, and themes are at the core of your aw2012 collection?
martin: Mud and dirty shades are the prevailing colors; textures tend to be from very sleek surfaces to organic leather structures. As for the colors, there is a broad spectrum of various textiles, which stretch from silks, leathers, polyamide and wool.
e: Who do you imagine wears your clothes?
martin: People who share a sense for a strongly refined aesthetic and like the product.
e: What is inspiring you at the moment?
martin: Silence and abstinence