All over Europe, fashion-conscious city-dwellers are giving their bikes a new look, using it to compliment their own personal style. Countless blogs and photos are proof of this trend.
One of the 20th century's top fashion designers, Mary Quant is the "mother of the mini-skirt" and trendsetter extraordinaire. Her influence on modern women's style is in focus at the V&A Museum in London.
Iran: wealth and a western lifestyle in Tehran, poverty and tradition in the Persian Gulf. Rock music and Koran schools in the holy city of Maschhad. People who love their country and yet have problems with it.
Visionary couturier, director, photographer and perfumer: French designer Thierry Mugler is back in the spotlight with a retrospective celebrating how he empowered women by dressing them as superhero glam stars.
Lannisters against the Starks, Baratheons versus Targaryens. Never heard these names before? If you want to catch up on "Game of Thrones" before the final season begins, here's a high-speed, spoiler-filled review.
One of the doyennes of crime writing is visiting the island of Usedom to read in a literary program with the title "Thinking of Germany." DW took the opportunity to ask the American author about her own thoughts.
Producing great music: two Chopin piano concertos are meticulously rearranged by Mikhail Pletnev and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra with the young Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov on the grand piano.
Provenance research attempts to track down the history of the possession of artworks. Many museums and other institutions attempt to tackle the challenge, but there's still a lot of work to do.
What started as an online student directory aimed at ranking women by their looks quickly grew into the world's most popular social media platform. But as DW's Courtney Tenz argues, we might be happier Facebook free.
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