Fashion and Design

Well-known Brands

Filiale von Strenesse in Köln (c) picture allianceMany German firms are internationally recognised brands. Many of the produce accessories, perfume and cosmetics, as well as clothing. The best-known German brands are described here.More ...


Fashion Week Berlin - Augustin Teboul (c) dpaGerman designers such as Karl Lagerfeld, Wolfgang Joop and Jil Sander have had international success. Their collections have given the German fashion scene both national and international recognition. Today, younger German designers such as Augustin Teboul, Kaviar Gauche or the designer duo howitzweissbach are making a name for themselves on the international fashion scene.  More ...
Wednesday 19th May 2010, Vienna, Copyright: Tea & Twigs

Expressing a Strong Opinion: the Fashion Blog Boom

There are more and more fashion blogs in Germany too. The fashion debate has become increasingly multi-voiced, more subjective and faster-moving. And the fashion designers can’t keep ignoring the bloggers any longer, so they are making them part of the system.More ...
Backstage, Mercedes-Benz FashionWeek Berlin, Copyright: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin/Photo: M. Nass/Brauer

Fashion in Germany – The Mix Is the Secret!

Germany has still not evolved into a classic fashion nation. But with a mix of established designers and successful brands, up-and-coming young talents and Berlin as its creative epicentre, its significance as a fashion hub is growing.More ...
Fashion illustrations; Copyright: Pforzheim University/fashion degree programme

It Always Starts With A Dream – Fashion Design Training In Germany

Many people starting their studies still associate glitz and glamour with the profession of fashion designer. But as the term “fashion designer” is not regulated, a qualified training course at an established school plays a major role.More ...

Fashion Scene in Germany

Articles on recent German fashion trends and topics, designer portraits, projects, links

German Design trends

Articles on recent German trends in design, portraits, projects, links