Melissa Drier

Angela Merkel (fourth from left) meets  Fashion Council Germany board members (from left) Scott Lipinski, Mandie Bienek, Marie Louise Berg, Christiane Arp, Claudia Hofman, Anita Tillman, and Markus Kurz, with state minister Dorothee Bär (second from  right).

Fashion Scoops

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Meets the Fashion Council Germany

Merkel asked state minister to draw up a country-by-country list of fashion industry funding in the European Union.

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Hugo Boss RTW Spring 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Hugo Spring 2019

The Nineties figured strongly in the men’s and women’s looks on the runway.

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Karstadt

Mergers and Acquisitions

Germany’s Karstadt and Galeria Kaufhof Department Stores Near Merger

Signa and HBC have reportedly signed a letter of intent for the fusion of the German Karstadt and Galeria Kaufhof department store chains.

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Street Style

Zalando Making a Product Push at Next Bread&&Butter in Berlin

The online giant will launch a new year-round hub for streetwear and exclusive product drops under breadandbutter.com in August.

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Mens Retail Business

Case Studies: Men’s Retailers on Adapting to the Changing Climate

While conventional retail formats are being upended, Soto Store, The Whitaker Group, Sid Mashburn and Browns are inciting men to shop.

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Fashion Scoops

Carla Sozzani’s Photo Collection Stars in Berlin

Helmut Newton Foundation features a century’s span of 200 works by 89 photographers hung in alphabetical order.

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A Zalando fulfillment center.

Retail

Zalando Expanding Into Ireland and Czech Republic

With the addition of the two new markets this summer, the online giant will serve 17 European countries.

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Birkenstock x KPM's design cooperation.

Fashion Scoops

Birkenstock and Berlin Porcelain Maker KPM Join Forces on Limited-Edition Sandal Collection

Limited to 1,200 pairs, the collection is available exclusively at KaDeWe Berlin and Birkenstock online.

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Retail

Bernd Beetz Joins Galeria Kaufhof Supervisory Board

The former Coty ceo is expected to become supervisory board chairman of HBC’s German and Belgian department store chain.

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Victor & Rolf's 'Recycle' Zalando

Financial

Zalando Q1 Profits Hard Hit by Late Season Start, Investments

Posting 22 percent sales growth in the quarter, the online giant reconfirmed its full-year forecast.

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Boss Men's Fall 2017

Financial

Hugo Boss Sees 2018 as ‘Growth Year’

The group confirmed its full-year sales and earnings targets and said it will continue to focus on improving product quality.

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The Seoul's 10Soul presentation at Andreas Murkudis Berlin

Fashion Scoops

Andreas Murkudis Spotlights Young Korean Designers During Berlin Gallery Weekend

Seoul’s 10Soul designer platform generates curiosity as well as sales at Berlin’s leading concept store.

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Fashion Scoops

Organizers of Berlin 032c Presents: Reference I Festival Reveal a Few More Details

Grace Wales Bonner, Stefano Pilati and Gmbh first confirmed designers in 24-hour, no-holds-barred interdisciplinary format in Berlin’s Berghain club in late October.

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Fashion Scoops

Mystery Still Surrounds New Interdisciplinary Festival: 032c Presents Reference Berlin I

Gucci and Stefano Pilati are reportedly taking part in the fall 2018 Berlin festival spanning design, fashion, art and technology.

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Luise Befort , Liv Lisa Fries , Emilia Schüle , Lisa Vicari Christian DIOR lädt zum Cocktail Event in den DIOR Store am Kurfürsten Damm in Berlin Copyright: Eventpress Fuhr für DIORDatum 25.04.2018

Fashion Scoops

Dior Celebrates Berlin Flagship in Time for Berlin Gallery Weekend

Evening glistens with a silver-mosaic homage to Niki de Saint Phalle and Dior-clad actors and actresses.

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The women’s area of the Hermes shoe salon in SoHo.

Business

Hermès Paris Shoe Salon Bows in SoHo Offering Six Months of Eye Candy

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