Berlin

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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Retail

H&M’s New Berlin Store Signals Company’s Retail Evolution

The Swedish giant’s new store in Berlin is one of the brand’s smaller outlets. If its boutique flavor proves successful, it may herald the start of a new more personal approach for H&M.

clock October 24, 2019Cathrin Schaer

Looks from Manheimer

Business Features

New Life for Forgotten Jewish Brand Manheimer

New Holding revives old Jewish brands in Berlin with designer Michael Sontag.

clock September 20, 2019Quynh Tran

The new MCM Store at Maximilianstrasse in Munich, interior designed by Gonzalez Haase AAS

Retail

MCM Taps Gonzalez Haase AAS for New Global Retail Concept

German accessories brand MCM has launched a new global retail concept in Munich.

clock September 12, 2019Quynh Tran

Billie Eilish fronts the MCM fall 2019 campaign

Fashion Features

EXCLUSIVE: Billie Eilish Fronts MCM Campaign

The 17-year-old singer stars in the first campaign by MCM global creative officer Dirk Schönberger, who arrived at the German brand in October.

clock July 17, 2019Fleur Burlet

Looks from David Tomaszewski.

Fashion Features

Where Are You Going, Berlin Fashion Week?

While the city’s trade shows drew exhibitors’ praises for the quality of buyers, Berlin Fashion Week continues to struggle to find a real direction.

clock July 8, 2019Quynh Tran

Future Artifacts, Part I/II by 032c

Fashion Features

New Festival Seeks to Capture Berlin’s Creative Spirit

Reference Berlin, a new 24-hour festival for fashion, music and art that tries to capture the city’s creative allure opened with much ado on Saturday noon.

clock May 21, 2019Quynh Tran

Detlef Braun, managing director of Messe Frankfurt.

Markets

Messe Frankfurt Grows With Sustainable Fashion Fairs

With a portfolio of more than 50 textile trade shows, the company, jointly held by the city of Frankfurt and the federal state of Hesse, has held a quasi-monopoly on sustainable fashion fairs for almost a decade.

clock April 23, 2019Quynh Tran

Prong by Rick Owens.

Retail

Rick Owens Furniture Finally Comes to Germany

High-end Berlin retailer Andreas Murkudis will turn much of his unique central city outlet over to Rick Owens collections of all kinds at the end of this month.

clock April 10, 2019Cathrin Schaer

Looks from Ldn-istan.

Fashion Features

Street Signs: The New Underground: Arab-Influenced Streetwear in Europe’s Fashion Capital

A Paris-based label is subverting Middle Eastern stereotypes, styles and motifs to make a fresh statement on urban identity.

clock March 22, 2019Cathrin Schaer

Retail

Signa Group Unveil Plans for Retail Project in Berlin

The 450 million-euro project flies in the face of retail trends that have seen department stores shrinking or shuttered.

clock March 12, 2019Cathrin Schaer

MCM‘s new experimental retail space in Berlin‘s Mitte district.MCM‘s new experimental retail space in Berlin‘s Mitte district

Retail

Dirk Schönberger Kicks Off MCM’s Creative Lead With New Retail Concept

Dirk Schönberger, MCM’s global chief creative officer, opens experimental retail store in Berlin.

clock February 15, 2019Quynh Tran

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Jennifer Lopez is the new face of Coach.

Fashion

Jennifer Lopez Named Global Ambassador of Coach

clock 3hJean E. Palmieri

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