Fashion

FASHION // An Interview with Sophie Slater of Feminist Fashion Label Birdsong

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Interview by Celia Wickham – in Berlin; Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016.

With an ethos of fair and feminist fashion, Birdsong is the new ethical clothing company leading the way for a fashion industry revolution. Centring around the motto of ‘no sweatshops, no photoshop’, Birdsong sources and promises fairly-made clothing and jewellery from a wide variety of women’s charities around the world…[read on…]

FASHION // An Interview with Matt Lambert

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Interview by Göksu Kunak – in Berlin; Friday, Jan. 29, 2016.

Focussing on intimate stories of insatiable characters, artist and filmmaker Matt Lambert conveys flashes of glee and affection. In Lambert’s world, intimacy is not only affiliated with sexuality. The filmmaker is a visual poet who expertly embroiders stories of youth subcultures…[read on…]

FASHION // Boutique – Where Art Meets Fashion

Article by April Dell – in Berlin; Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016.

An exhibition at Berlin’s Embassy of Finland is where art currently meets fashion, and the intersection is more political than aesthetically driven. Boutique is a touring exhibition originally shown in the Amos Anderson Art Museum in Helsinki[read on…]

FASHION // Behind the Scenes: Costume Design at Friedrichstadt Palast

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Article by TL Andrews, Photos by Greg Bannan – in Berlin; Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016.

Two security guards meet us at the stage entrance of the Friedrichstadt Palast. “We have an appointment with the costume director, Silvia Zuhr,” I say. The two search incredulously on their flip charts for me and our photographer, Greg Bannan. One scoffs audibly…[read on…]

FASHION // ODEUR at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin

Blog post by Ruth Amelung – in Berlin; Monday, Jan. 25, 2016.

It is no secret that Berliners are huge fans of the casual Scandinavian style and its labels, including Odeur Studios who showed at the Mercedes- Benz Fashion Week on Tuesday afternoon. Known for a subtle touch of drama, perhaps even theatre during their shows, as well as their trademark scent…[read on…]

FASHION // Alter Angle: Zeix Lab Berlin

Article by Alice Bardos – in Berlin; Friday, Jan. 22, 2016.

Ever feel like this city just isn’t Ber-Bling enough for you? Like it has lost much of that former early 2000’s consumption-based, hyper-sexualized shiny MTV swagger that it never really had in the first place? Sounds like you need a little more Zeix in…[read on…]

MING WONG

Article by Göksu Kunak, Photos by Ériver Hijano in Berlin // Jan. 19, 2016
As the snow began to melt, I walked along the simultaneously overwhleming and charming Adalbertstraße on the…[read on]


FASHION // An Interview with Tigran Avetisyan

Interview by TL Andrews – in Berlin; Friday, Jan. 08, 2016.

The fashion world is not exactly known for its profound reflections on the human condition. Most of the industry can at best be described as superficial, exploitative of women, and destructive to the environment and workers in developing countries. There are, however, a few voices crying out in the wilderness, drawing attention to…[read on…]

Announcement // The Transition: Liquid Fashion by Ashley Scott

Article by Alice Bardos – in Berlin; Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016.

Tracing the creative current from the Sloth, to the Icebag series, to beyond, Ashley Scott’s exhibition, the Transition will showcase a fringe and exuberant use of materials and themes in fashion. These material stills captured from the Chicago native’s…[read on…]