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.
Bayern Munich scored a record eight goals in a Champions League knockout game to humble Barcelona and reach the last four in emphatic fashion. It's the first time since 1946 that Barcelona have conceded eight in a game.
Fast fashion can be harmful for the planet — from its origin until the end of its lifecycle. So how can we buy more sustainable clothes and extend the usability of what we already have? This week we take a look at what's in our closet and its impact on the environment.
Organic cotton seems to be everywhere this summer — in high street shops, on street-side billboards, and online. Popular fashion brands seems to be promoting their "eco-friendly" collections at low prices. But how green can a $20 cotton dress really be?
How do our consumer choices impact the land? DW recently spoke with Ibrahim Thiaw, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, about what happens to the land as a result of our demand for clothes, food and other products. He explains what needs to change — and what we can do.