The German-Persian fashion designer Leyla Piedayesh is the brains behind the label "Lala Berlin." The 45-year-old came to Germany with her family at the age of nine and is now responsible for one of Berlin's most successful fashion brands.
French fashion icon Hubert de Givenchy, who famously designed Audrey Hepburn's iconic "little black dress," has died aged 91. The aristocratic designer set new standards for ladylike chic in the 1950s and 1960s.
German designer Karl Lagerfeld's latest ready-to-wear show for Chanel has been condemned by environmental activists who believe it included ancient trees. The French luxury brand has promised to replant 100 new oaks.
Once a craft practiced by village women, "tatreez" has become a symbol of women's resistance, identity and heritage. Fatima Abbadi, who spent years exploring its rich and turbulent history, told DW how that happened.
Gianni Versace may have been an Italian designer, but his ties to Germany go way back, and his fame extends worldwide. An exhibition in the German capital celebrates the 40th anniversary of the iconic fashion house.
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