Podcasts to go: Our top four listening recommendations

by Panorama Berlin

If you’re looking for something to keep you occupied on your daily commute, to wind down before bed or to pass the time on your next flight, then look no further! Here’s our pick of the best podcasts featuring hilarious entertainment, fashion insights with a difference, life coaching for beginners and straight-talking best friends. Happy listening!

THE HYPE SURROUNDING SOLANGE KNOWLES’ NEW ALBUM

by Panorama Berlin

On the night of 28th February to 1st March, Solange Knowles, better known by many as “Beyoncé’s little sister”, dropped her new and meanwhile fourth album ‘When I Get Home’, which effortlessly takes up where the successful ‘A Seat at the Table’ from 2016 left off.

Fashion Week Recap 2019: The five brands with the biggest show factor

by Panorama Berlin

There’s no business like show business! Saint Laurent, Chanel and Tommy Hilfiger provided us with plenty of nostalgic moments at Paris Fashion Week, while Moschino in Milan and Vivienne Westwood in London upped the ante with almost fantastical runway presentations. Here’s our personal Fashion Week recap.

Ageless style: What we can learn from these muses

by Panorama Berlin

Style is not a question of age – these people inspire thousands of followers with their looks and iconic appearances on a daily basis. They are everyday muses AND almost all happen to be over 60.

Get inked in Berlin: the German capital’s best tattoo studios

by Panorama Berlin

Tramp stamps, gang ties, deviant youth culture – there are many prejudices and stigmas surrounding body art, which meant that for centuries tattooing was restricted to the lower echelons of society. But luckily times have changed and the career choice of tattoo artist has since been elevated to its rightful place as an art form. And it seems that more and more women in particular are swapping their paintbrush for the needle and paying tribute to this unconventional art. From dotwork to minimalist geometry all the way to extreme ‘blackwork’ designs, we succumbed to the needle and survived the pain to bring you our rundown of the best tattoo studios in Berlin, where female tattoo artists are proving that inking isn’t just a man’s game.

The Cosmos Sound – What we’re listening to right now…

by Panorama Berlin

A new season calls for new sounds. Not from the charts or yet another computer-generated playlist, however, but just a good mix of favourite tunes from different people. So we asked around the editorial team to find out what everyone’s favourite songs are at the moment. From this research we’ve compiled a playlist of catchy sounds and good vibes especially for you, which includes everything from electro and pop to funk and rock down to hip-hop, R’n’B and soul. Please allow us to present: the Cosmos Sound.

Soeder Seifen – Revolutionising natural cosmetics with sustainable lube

by Panorama Berlin

Established three years ago in Zurich, small Swiss company Soeder Seifen is single-handedly on a mission to revolutionise the cosmetic industry. According to its Managing Director Johan Olzon, although the ingredients used in conventional cosmetics are obviously always legal, they can often be harmful. Soeder’s first product, the natural soap, was quickly followed by other product developments, from shampoo to body lotion down to – no, your eyes aren’t deceiving you! – natural lube. We caught up with Olzon for an interview and found out what it’s all about and what other innovations are set to follow.

New Oeko-Tex certifications & a new generation of designers – An interview with Georg Dieners

by Panorama Berlin

Humanity is becoming aware of the finite nature of our planet, or should I say more aware? Either way, today sustainability is seen as more important than ever before. Independent institution Oeko-Tex has been taking this subject seriously for more than 25 years and is one of the world’s leading companies that offers standardised solutions for optimised manufacturing processes to bring premium-quality and sustainable products onto the market. We spoke to its General Secretary Georg Dieners about the new Oeko-Tex certification and their cooperation with the AMD Academy of Fashion and Design and also found out why the news are crucial to sustainability.