In 1947 Christian Dior presented his first haute couture show in Paris and revolutionized the female silhouette with his "New Look". The designer label is still one of the biggest names in fashion today.
Marking 70 years since the start of the Dior fashion house, the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris is hosting a huge retrospective on the life and work of the world-famous designer.
Is there a more iconic silhouette than Christian Dior's New Look? Marking 70 years since the start of the fashion house, a Paris museum is hosting a huge retrospective on the life and work of the world-famous designer.
Paris haute couture fashion week has kicked off with designs ranging from copper-frilled skirts to garbage bag gowns. The inclusion of ready-to-wear brands shows the high fashion event is broadening its horizons.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in literature, is cutting all ties with a man facing a series of sexual harassment allegations. The influential person had been closely linked with the institution.
With the successful staging of "Fiddler on the Roof," the Komische Oper celebrates its 70th anniversary. For DW columnist Gero Schliess, the smallest of the three Berlin opera houses is particularly inspiring right now.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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