Berlin

MDFW January 2020.

Fashion Scoops

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Sticks to Berlin

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week stays in Berlin while trade shows move to Frankfurt.

clock June 9, 2020Quynh Tran

Models walk the runway at the Danny Reinke show during Berlin Fashion Week fall 2020.

Business Features

Berlin Designers Reel as Frankfurt Claims German Fashion Week

Organizers say the central German city, better known for its financial district, plans to be more international and to compete with Paris and Milan.

clock June 8, 2020Cathrin Schaer

The Frankfurt skyline at dawn.

Business Features

Berlin Trade Fairs Move to Frankfurt

The new event will involve five different fashion platforms, three trade fairs and two conferences.

clock June 8, 2020Cathrin Schaer

Store closed sign

Retail

COVID-19 Retail Store Closures

Fashion reacts by temporarily closing stores or reducing hours to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Here’s the complete list of changes.

clock March 17, 2020Kellie Ell

William Fan at Berlin Fashion Week Fall 2020.

Designer and Luxury

Berlin Fashion Week Reboots on an Upbeat Mood

Berlin Fashion Week reshapes with a stronger program.

clock January 19, 2020Quynh Tran

The scene at Berlin Fashion Week Fall 2020 at Kraftwerk Mitte.

Government and Trade

Sustainable Fashion Rules at Upbeat Berlin Fairs

Sustainable fashion is the main issue amidst talks about the challenges of retail at Berlin fairs.

clock January 19, 2020Quynh Tran

Inside of the Kraftwerk, a power station converted event space in Berlin

Fashion Scoops

Berlin Fashion Week Relaunches With New Venue, South African Talents

Despite little substantial change in sight, some brands still see good value showing in Berlin.

clock January 13, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Digital Retail

Business Features

Digital Retailers Are Taking Their Relationship With Consumers Off-line

More and more e-commerce shops are opening up stores IRL. Here’s why.

clock December 26, 2019Kellie Ell

Ballet de Monte Carlo, 1992, by Helmut Newton. 

Fashion Scoops

Helmut Newton Photo Exhibition of Monaco Ballet Dancers Set for Berlin

The pictures are part of the “Body Performance” exhibition, which features Robert Mapplethorpe, Inez & Vinoodh and Vanessa Beecroft.

clock November 29, 2019Cathrin Schaer

Ballet de Monte Carlo, 1992, by Helmut Newton. 

Fashion Scoops

Helmut Newton’s ‘Body Performance’ Exhibition

The pictures, from catalogues and pamphlets, are part of the “Body Performance” exhibition, which also features thought provoking works all around the theme of staged photography.

clock November 29, 2019Cathrin Schaer

Good times in Berlin with Browns.

Retail

Browns does Berlin

clock November 17, 2019Cathrin Schaer

Good times in Berlin with Browns.

Retail

Browns Brings the Party to Berlin

The iconic British retailer brought clothing and cultural experiences to the German capital over the weekend.

clock November 17, 2019Cathrin Schaer

First of many: The launch of Manheimer men's wear in Berlin.

Retail

German Partnership Looks to Resurrect Historic Luxury Brands

A new company is planning a revival of the fittest and spending big on giving extinct prewar labels, from the city’s glamorous heyday, a new life.

clock November 15, 2019Cathrin Schaer

Designer and educator, Hussein Chalayan.

Fashion Scoops

Hussein Chalayan to Teach in Berlin This Winter

The innovative designer is looking forward to working with science-based and technology departments at the technical university.

clock November 4, 2019Cathrin Schaer

Lululemon store front

Financial

Lululemon’s CEO Calvin McDonald Reflects on the Company’s Success

The brand is made up of athletes designing for athletes. “And we’re in the early innings,” McDonald says.

clock October 29, 2019Kellie Ell

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B Michael in his company’s Seventh Avenue headquarters.

Fashion

Bridget Foley's Diary: B Michael, Tired of Platitudes

clock August 3, 2020Bridget Foley

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