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Berlin Fashion Week Spring 2013

Check back for the latest collections from Berlin Fashion Week.

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Check back for the latest collections from Berlin Fashion Week.

 

1913Berlin: Designer Yujia Zhai-Petrow’s travel-themed collection included billowing silk skirts with contrast trim paired with cropped jackets

 

Achtland: Creative director Oliver Lühr was inspired by the oceanographer Sylvia Earle and her Seventies “Aqua Babes.”


Augustin Teboul: French-German design duo Annelie Augustin and Odely Teboul continued to refine their crepuscular vision.

 

Barre Noire: A flurry of fourth of July confetti covered the brand’s studio presentation, which featured a nod to Eighties Americana.

 

Blame: Designers Sarah Büren and Sonja Hodzode showed polished, feminine separates with a twist.


Dawid Tomaszewski: Titled “Metamorphosis,” this collection often took its theme literally.

Dietrich Emter: The German designer gave guests a biology lesson with his spring presentation.

 

Escada Sport: The brand opened Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin with a sunny cocktail of a collection worked in strawberry margarita reds and a dash of dark indigo blue.


Esther Perbandt: The designer paid homage to Berlin with an image of the Brandenburg gate that illuminated the entrance to the runway.


Frida Weyer: After a season’s break, the designer came back to the runway enriched by an experience in Turkey.

 

Hannes Kettritz: In a cheeky move, the designer sent out a well-mannered black rain coat whose clear plastic back exposed a model wearing nothing more than his tattoo.

 

Holy Ghost: The trinity of young women behind the label (Sedina Halilovic, Ivana Bogicevic and Jelena Radovanovic) presented silky jumpsuits, rompers and shifts in desert tones.

 

Hugo by Hugo Boss: Creative director Eyan Allen gave the swingy, full-skirted satin coats, skirts and dresses a bit of downtown edge.

Irina Schrotter: The Romanian designer bucked the trend for neons by showing a range of slinky, ethereal dresses in the palest of peach, dusky pinks and white.

 

Issever Bahri: The crocheted leather was inspired “by the wicker chairs in our respective family houses in Turkey,” said designer Derya Issever.

 

Kaviar Gauche: Designers Alexandra Fischer-Roehler and Johanna Kühl took to V-shaped seaming, pleats, accents and vents with an absolute vengeance.

Kilian Kerner:
The charming sweaters with kissing fish, all-seeing eyes and flying critters added a very wearable fun element.

 

Laurèl: Designer Elisabeth Schwaiger show was inspired this season by what Sophia Loren would have packed for a trip to Portofino.

 

Lever Couture: Designer Lessja Verlingieri, who concentrates on gowns and evening wear, went old-school glam for spring.

MalaikaRaiss: The designer took a ride up the California coast, showing some strong shouldered and easy to wear pieces such as an oversized shirt dress in blue silk.

 

Michael Sontag: The designer is a young virtuoso of complicated simplicity — or simple complexity.


Michalsky: The designer hit his commercial stride for next spring, and not only in men’s sportswear, where he’s long been on more solid ground.

 

Mongrels in Common: Designers Livia Ximènez und Christine Pluess showed their playful instincts with a collection titled  “A Home Run for Mods.”

Perret Schaad:
Young designer duo Johanna Perret and Tutia Schaad continued to tailor their vision of fluid geometrics, this season thinking ever more outside their box.

Patrick Mohr: The collection seemed fun, young and innocent.

 

Rebekka Ruétz: The designer hails from Austria, but she continues to draw inspiration from her time spent living in New Delhi.

 

Rena Lange: Head designer Karsten Fielitz kept it all nonchalant with pajama-like crepe de chine palazzo pants, slouchy bat wing and cocoon cuts, and silk crepe gowns.


Schumacher: Dorothee Schumacher continues to show that commercial clothes can also be highly desirable.

 

Sissi Goetze: The designer’s wardrobe staples for men had an individual polish and a touch of juvenile whimsy.

 

Sopopular: The men’s wear label took a linear approach to what designer Daniel Blechman considers long-term fashion staples for the contemporary urban male.

Steven Tai:
Elle’s sponsored designer at Berlin fashion week presented a memorable paper chase.

 

Ubi Sunt: The Swedish men’s wear brand designed by Aidin Sanati and Moa Wikman brought an array of strong but quiet looks.

 

Vladimir Karaleev: The designer propagated his own breed of hybrid blooms by photographing multi-hued bouquets and then blowing up the images for prints.

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