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All the best of Berlin Fashion Week 2022

Bold, experimental, gender fluid, vegan friendly fashion: these are the main trends that animated the Berlin Fashion Week held last March and its locations around the city. A unique blend of fashion design, art and architecture

Station Museum for Contemporary Art

The clear skies of Berlin accompanied the busy calendar of one of the youngest and most innovative fashion weeks on the international scene, a true incubator of events aimed at raising awareness of and creativityto emergent. The extensive mapping of the places chosen for the Berlin Fashion Week 2022 he emphasized the union of the cityto with industrial architecture, enhanced by the strong drive of the Fashion Council Germany which is committed to promoting the whole panorama of Central European design.

Berlin power plant
Berlin power plant


Its first woman, Christiane Arp, historical Editor in Chief of Vogue Germany, specified how much scouting and sustainable ethics are the focuses to which the promoter aims, ranging in research, training and new technologies. Sponsored by Mercedes Benz, the busy schedule kicked off with the whirlwind of femininityto more authentic, enhanced by the winner of the last festival ofHyères, the designer Sofia Ilmonen. Dresses with an impalpable lightness, made modular and versatile thanks to the drawstring and romantic details, definitely in contrast with the environment that hosted it, namely the majesticKraftwerk Berlin, the former Mitte power plant, a piece of the industrial history of the metropolis.
Built around the same time as the Berlin Wall in the years 1960-1964, its purpose was to produce energy for the eastern districts of the; a following his abandonment, the space was only reopened in 2006 thanks to Dimitri Hegemann and his techno club Tresor.

Berlin power plant
Berlin power plant


Berlin proves to be the home of one of the most captivating fashion weeks from an urban point of view. And a real workshop, aimed at analyzing the design spaces, is what was presented during the Designer Studio & Atelier visits. Agreat & meetduring which local designers opened their doors to reveal the creative and production processes. Among all dog dogwhich has its roots in the scenographic Lobe Block / Terrassenhaus Berlin in the Gesundbrunnen district: born from the designer Isabel Kucke and his partner Rohan Hoole, of pure vegan and sustainable matrix, the brand resides on the second floor of the picturesque staggered terrace building which also houses a restaurant, a yoga studio and an urban garden. Concrete and botany, Lobe Block / Terrassenhaus Berlin was designed by architects Brandlhuber + Emde, Burlon / Muck Petzet in what used to be the Deutsche Bahn site.

Lobe Block Terrassenhaus Berlin
Lobe Block Terrassenhaus Berlin


The last stop is in Moabit where theHamburger Bahnhof Museum für present,the most important of the Berlin exhibition spaces dedicated solely to contemporary art and born in what was once the Berlin Hamburg station, one of the oldest in Germany. However, the museum is also attentive to other forms of art such as cinema, design and photography, with installations by Nam June Paik, Sol Lewitt, Marcel Duchamp, Sigmar Polke e Jason Rhoades. The main element of the museum is the collection left in inheritanceto alla cittto of Berlin by the collector Erich Marx, who collected some of the masterpieces of the great artists active around the halfto of the twentieth century, like Joseph Beuys, Andy Warhol, Cy Twombly e Anselm Kiefer. William Fan chooses the location to immerse himself in the role of the host who hosts and guide the public in the vision of a collection that is closely connected to the world of interior design: conceived as gender fluid, it blends the world of workwear with iconic garments from the wardrobe for the evening with a nod to the fabrics taken from the upholstery samples and to the detailsnew baroque. Made in Germany, bon ton and playful, Fan breaks the mold by adding accessories such as belts, which become his namesake, and the limited edition “All In One” bags, born from the collaboration with Klarna and rich in vegan friendly leather applications.

– Alessia Caliendo

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