The boubou is worn by muslim men in lots of parts of Africa. However the materials can come from many miles away.
Quality, not quantity: Jade Helene Shimmin designs three collections per year in small runs. You can try on your limited edition pieces in her cozy Mitte showroom.
Ethiopia's rock-bottom labor costs have attracted companies making garments for some of the world's best-known brands. Labels include H&M, Tommy Hilfiger, JC Penney and Calvin Klein.
First shown in San Francisco, an exhibition taking a look at Islamic fashion has provoked strong reactions ahead of its opening in Frankfurt. "Contemporary Muslim Fashions" confronts stereotypes on both Islam and style.
Chanel's leading designer for 30 years, Karl Lagerfeld was a brand in his own right with an unmistakable look and outrageous comments. The German-born designer has died at the age of 85.
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