The word "fashion" refers to popular trends, especially in the area of clothing. Fashion is an important social factor, but also a major economic one.
Although fashion can also refer to changing styles of furniture or social practice, it is most often used for clothing and footwear. Fashion designers often achieve considerable renown. Trends in fashion can be influenced by political, economical, social and technological factors. Here is an automatic compilation of DW content about fashion topics.
Some say Berlin has become THE hipster mecca of Europe. And perhaps they’re right. But what actually sets a hipster apart from the rest of us? WorldLink columnist Tamsin Walker has spent the past week trying to find out, scouring the city for what it turns out, seems to be a more elusive and varied species than first meets the eye.
The euro is back in fashion again. External factors are mostly behind the euro's gains. It corresponds to a dollar weakness, related to President Trump's failures to get much of his agenda into law. Confidence in US policies is dwindling, and currency investors are migrating to the euro once again.
In South Africa, dreadlocks and Rasta braids are popular ways to give your hair some added length and volume. The fashion is part of a booming trade. But the growing demand for lucrative locks has given rise to a new kind of crime: people being attacked and robbed of their hair, as Jana Genth found out. Samantha Early presents the story.