Come and be our guest!
At the Haius dre Materialisierung, we offer you again STREETWARE at its purest again! In our Vestithek, visitors can admire, try on and rent real STREETWARE. We say: borrowing clothes is fun and trendy! The saved items not only shine with an aestethic of diversity that meets the boldest demands for style people of all stripes will find it here - our clothes contain curiosities mesh wise. The textiles also tell a story: the faded jeans with a used look by Levi's, the leather skirt by Gianni Versace, the knitted jumper by Kickers or the little black dress by Dior take us to China, Bangladesh, Turkey. They recount transcontinental journeys of the people who made the clothes and the bodies that wore them. But they also remind us of the dark side of the fashion industry: low wages, poor working conditions in the Global South, the environmental impact of unsustainable raw material extraction and toxic dyes.
Trough the narrative of textiles STREETWARE saved item explores the culture of 'discarded clothing' regarding its social significances: the garments shed lights on production methods, consumption and identity.