Collection presented on PRAGUE FASHION WEEK
Autumn 2005 – author´s fashion show
- 1983-1986 Hungarian School of Applied Arts, Major: Interior Design
- 1987-1989: Designer, Wamp Design Studio
- Designed one-of-a-kind and small series women’s clothing for the domestic Market. Responsibilities included technological and manufacturing planning, Organization of fashion shows and of photo shoots.
- 1989- 1992: Artistic Director, Corner Design Shop
- Introduced the work of Hungarian fashion designers to the Domestic market.
- 1992-Present: Designer & Proprietor: Manier Haute Couture Salon
- Design of unique and made-to-order women’s and men’s clothing, Costume design, fashion show and photo shoot planning.
Exhibits, Fashion Shows, and other Professional Activities:
- 1989 – Exhibition in Vienna during Fashion Week
- Debut fashion show with the OFF-LINE fashion theater in Budapest.
- Independent exhibition in the ASKE gallery in Oslo.
- Creation of first independent line, HAMAKA.
- 1990 – Exhibition and fashion show in collaboration with the international house of fashion OFF-LINE in Budapest and in Vienna.
- 1991 – Creation of a show room in Vaci utca in Budapest, in collaboration with other designers.
- Participation in group shows in the Vigado, The National Gallery, The Museum of Arts and Crafts, among other locations.
- Planning of collection for “Fashion Fear” in Munich.
- 1992 – Creation of the brand name MANIER
- Creation of the “Tampa Bay” fashion review production in collaboration with other designers at the Budapest University.
- 1993 – Opening and vernissage of new salon at Vaci utca 20, Budapest
- Membership in the Hungarian Arts Association
- Planning of fashion collection for Estee Lauder’s Tuscany per Donna Perfume world premiere.
- Participation in the ART REVUE Hungarian arts and design fashion Exhibition.
- 1994 – Participation in Hungarian fashion designers’ “TEXTIVAL
- “Young Talent of the Year” at the IGEDO International Fashion Fair.
- 1995 – Designed costumes for Peter Eszterhazy’s internationally co-produced film, “School of the Senses” adapted from his novel “Twelve Swans”.
- Creation of the Manier Salon in Vaci utca, Budapest
- Interior design , costume design, and film conception planning in Switzerland, Austria, and Hungary.
- First major independent fashion show, with the aim of bring fashion closer to the people on the street.
- Independent fashion show at the Budapest Opera Gala 95.
- 1996 – Participated in the Paris Fashion Week at the invitation of the French Culture Minister and presented a fashion theater production.
- 1997 – Opens a showroom in downtown Vaci utca. Continues the street fashion shows.
- Begins collaboration with Ivan Angelus and the OFF modern theater troupe.
- 1998 – In the fashion show entitled “When It Freezes” creates an intensive visual world combining a contemporary fashion show with earlier video projections, utilizing the walls of the surrounding street as a backdrop
- In collaboration with the jewelry designer Fruzsina Nagy shows ice jewel Creations.
- 1999 – Creates costumes for Mozart’s opera Cosi fan Tutte, which is performed in the Dominican Court in the Buda Castle.
- Creates costumes for the Andro Drom band and also costumes for both other Hungarian as well as foreign performers, for film productions, and for video clips.
- Participates in Eniko Eszenyi’s “Tango” CD image design.
- Design performance costumes for Gyorgyi Albert star reporter.
- 2000 – Participates in the re-establish Budapest fashion show of OFF-LINE .
- Creates a new line under the label MANIER LIGHT with the aim of creating a line of streetwear to accompany the rich and complex style of the Manier Haute Couture line.
- Creates plans and costumes for other dance companies and dance productions, among them for Hedvig Fekete and Tamas Bako’s VONAT or “Train” dance production.
- Manier clothing is featured in a number of video clip productions, such as those of Masfe, Akos, Tamas Mester, Eniko Eszenyi.
- Manier Haute Couture evening wear appears at the Budapest Opera Ball and numerous other events.
- 2001 – Erika Marozsan, an Oscar nominee, appears at the Oscars in a Manier gown.
- Continues to design costumes for new dance choreography of the the OFF and also of the ARBORETUM productions.
- Presents a fashion show at the French Institute of Budapest.
- 2002 – Designs the costumes of Mozart’s REQUIEM dance performance.
- Participates with designs as well as a performance with installations in the TRAFO arts center’s ALIBI FASHION group show.
- Makes several television appearances, including TV1 ANGYALI HARMAS.
- A film by Ildiko Enyedi Simon Magus has its initial scene filmed in Manier.
- Designs costumes for world renowned musician, Erzsebet Gaal.
- Participates in the MEO contemporary gallery’s December exhibition.
- Designs clothing for Mito Motoko, the Japanese violon virtuoso.
- Designs costumes for the OFF Dance Company’s “City Air Makes One Free”.
- Begins collaboration with the British film director Peter Greenaway and designs the costumes for the female stars in the “Tulse Luper Suitcases” trilogy. These stars include Ornella Muti and Isabella Rosselini.
- 2003 – Takes part in the Budapest Sziget fashion review, archiving her work in collaboration with the photographer Pal Nanasi. Photos of the show appear in several issues of the British DV8 magazine.
- Mikos Solyom does his diploma fashion film project for New York University Film School by filming a clip for Manier at the unusual location of the Monostor Fort in Komarom.
- This year’s Manier fashion show is held in the WAM design gallery, located in the Former Hungarian Royal Wine Cellars.
- Designs the costumes for the OFF Dance Company’s MOSODA or “Laundry” dance production
- Presents a fashion show in the Budapest Intercontinental Hotel.
- Creates a performance in collaboration with the OFF Dance Company for the opening of the A.P.A. Artists’ Center.
- Adrienne Hod and Tamas Baka win an award at the Barcelona Dance Festival wearing Manier designed costumes.
- Continues to collaborate with Peter Greeneway on the continuation of The Tulsa Luper Suitcase trilogy and they plan further collaboration on the forthcoming opera film of Bartok’s Bluebeard’s Castle.
- 2004 – Holds fashion show in the unusual location of the Gellert Baths, utilizing a catwalk and stage built into the water. The production includes not only models but dancers and acrobats.
- Expands the Manier Salon in Vaci utca and presents the fall collection with the atmosphere of Paris salon, accompanied by live gypsy music.
- Sets up website with films of fashion shows and establish a contemporary Art gallery in the Salon with regular exhibition of Hungarian artists.
- 2005 – Presents the independent spring fashion show in the Mirror Room of the renowned Festetics Palace.
- Participates with the newest collection in the opening of the Muveszetek Palota, or Palace of the Arts.
- Presents her newest fashions at the DEKOLTAZS fashion review as a sponsor of the event.
- Presents her independent fall-winter fashion show in the Budapest Autumn Festival, as well as in the Design Week festival