We’re not only celebrating the start of a new year, but also the kick-off of Berlin Fashion Week and the associated autumn/winter season 2019 at the Berlin tradeshows happening at the same time. One brand that will be represented in the German capital is traditional company ALBERTO, which has a number of reinterpretations and new additions up its sleeve for AW/19 and always understands how to unite tradition with modernity.
She’s the biological child of a rapper from US rap crew Gravediggaz and the protégé of Michael Jackson. She’s at home in the rap game, her spirit animal is a poisonous cobra and her comrades are the Lebanese mafia in Berlin. Any more questions?
Can you imagine a wardrobe without jeans? No, neither can we! And considering the choices currently on offer for both men and women, there really are no limits to how we style and wear them. Which explains why our love of denim is set to continue this year too. Here’s our rundown of the best and coolest jeans trends for 2019.
Aside from the topic of sustainability, another subject has been getting fashion industry tongues wagging lately: does fashion even need categories like ‘female’ and ‘male’? Shouldn’t fashion be liberalised – and, as trend-driven as it is, lead the way by good example and bid farewell to gender pigeonholing once and for all? After being a recurring theme in previous years, but never really coming out of its ‘niche’, it finally became a central focus of mass culture in 2018. Here are a few reasons why unisex collections aren’t just a passing fad but very much here to stay.
Despite the dominance of fast fashion in the current fashion world, a change of heart is taking place and there is a shift towards a conscious approach to textiles. Progress can’t always be measured by success – ‘greenwashing’ springs to mind here – but in the past few years a whole raft of fantastic sustainable labels has emerged, fighting to save our planet with cool collections. Allow us to present our rundown of modern and authentic eco-brands that are unique, relevant and, of course, sustainable.
December is the perfect time to sum up the past twelve months and take stock of personal highlights and experiences. So join us as we take a look back at 2018 from a fashion point of view and reminisce about what has moved us, surprised us and made us think.
‘Pants We Love’ is the claim of trouser specialist ALBERTO from Mönchengladbach in Germany. And it’s also a valuable promise that they make to themselves and their customers – a promise they have been keeping over a company history spanning 90 years! And by doing so, the company has established itself as a symbol of reliability and consistency like no other.
Over a million users follow @diet_prada on Instagram. The mission of these self-proclaimed social media police has always been to expose designers and brands who shamelessly copy others. Since the names of the duo behind the account were officially outed in the middle of the year, the news and behind-the-scenes dealings that the duo and its growing community uncover have taken on more of a political significance.
In the last few years, menswear has seen a strong development and is by no means in any way inferior to womenswear in terms of innovation or creativity. This was also proven at the previous fashion shows for the spring/summer 2019 season in the fashion hotspots of Milan, London, Paris and New York. We took a closer look at some of the most important menswear trends for the coming summer.