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.
Theresa May's government in chaos after Brexiteers resign – Mixed feelings about the Pope’s visit to Ireland - The Cameroonian model creating his own fashion label in France – The job market for migrants in Germany – Romania’s chief anti-corruption prosecutor is fired - A new migrant flashpoint in Spain - Orangemen and the marching tradition
Fast fashion may well be a modern phenomenon, but the environmental damage and exploitation of workers that goes into the business of staying on-trend has a long history, as a new exhibition at London's Victoria & Albert Museum reveals.
Bayern Munich are heading to Berlin after crushing Bayer Leverkusen in emphatic fashion. Thomas Müller scored a 27-minute hat-trick during a devastating second half spell, raising Bayern's hopes of another treble.
On this week's show: Meet the Colombian woman and former refugee who's now helping Venezuelans who are fleeing the dire conditions in their country. We also find out how a unique food project in Beirut is using cuisine to bring rival factions together to let off steam in what is the pressure cooker of Lebanese politics and religion.
When Claire Freeman broke her neck in a car accident at the age of 17, she knew life would never be the same again. But as a paraplegic she never imagined that her journey of pain and acceptance would take her all the way from New Zealand to the catwalk in Milan.
On today's program: Italy's political earthquake – Is there a future for Italy’s ‘big babies’? - Germany's right-wing AfD party visits Syria - #MeToo at the European Parliament - Tensions resurface between historic rivals Greece and Turkey - Migrant deaths in the River Evros - Migrants shut out of a food bank in Germany - Disabled models on the Milan catwalk - 16-year-olds get the vote in Malta.