The fashion industry is trying to reduce its carbon footprint, so the trend is moving towards natural raw materials. Raffia can be turned into handbags, hats, shoes – and even dresses.
Combining socks with sandals is now a mainstream trend. But even back when it was a fashion no-go, Germans couldn't have cared less. We look into the stereotype, as well as Germany's strong tradition of ugly sandals.
Milliner Fiona Bennett doesn't follow trends. In her Tiergarten "hat palace," she designs and produces a signature range of headwear attracting international clientele. It features in the series, "Babylon Berlin."
The French designer shaped fashion in the 1960s and '70s with bold colors, futuristic shapes and a daring mix of fabrics. This revolutionary fashion moment is being celebrated in a new exhibition in Düsseldorf.
Addressing established norms in African fashion, a Berlin exhibition features works demonstrating how sustainability can be found by revisiting traditional methods and crafts from the continent.
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