Burberry – inventor of the trench coat and legendary designer

Burberry is one of the most famous high fashion brands in the world. The brand has become particularly famous through the invention of the trenchcoat and the famous check pattern that everyone now recognizes.

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What you didn’t know about Burberry – discoverer of Cara Delevingne and designer for Kim Kardashian

These designers have made Burberry a high fashion brand

Thomas Burberry opened his first textile shop in Hampshire in 1856. He became known for the gabardine fabric, which he had invented and used for his designs. It is a fabric that is very robust and waterproof but also breathable. Thomas brought the material and its articles to international wholesalers. Then came his greatest success: the trench coat! This was invented by him and made Burberry famous. Because probably everybody wants to own a trenchcoat and of course the classic from Burberry.

Roberto Menichetti has been designing fashion for Burberry since 1998. He was the one who made the popular check pattern so famous. Before it was only known as inner lining but Roberto Menichetti turns it outwards and people loved it. The camel-black-red-white check pattern is still an integral part of the brand today.

The successor designer was Christopher Bailey. He designed all collections for the brand from 2001-2018. When he came, the label had a slightly old-fashioned reputation, but he changed it all into a world-renowned label that sets international trends. Every year he surprised the world with an exciting new design of the famous trench coat. Sometimes the trenchcoat was to be seen in bright neon colors, sometimes with much fluffy sheep wool. Bailey focuses not only on the collections but also on branding and marketing. He always adapted to the spirit of the age and developed new ideas. For example, he was the first to broadcast his fashion shows on live stream. He also developed a new concept. That’s called See now- Buy now. The basic principle is that you see fashion that you like and can buy directly. Experience fashion directly! Fashion that no one has to wait for is his idea. In addition, he had the idea of presenting autumn fashion in autumn and spring fashion in spring and not the usual autumn fashion in spring and vice versa. Actually a simple idea, but the implementation was difficult. Not many were convinced by the idea and also his own designs suffered and became a bit boring. After 17 years with Burberry, he decided to take a new path.

Riccardo Tisci has been the new designer for Burberry since March 2018. Previously he worked for Givenchy and even designed Kim Kardashian’s wedding dress. In September he will release his first real collection for Burberry and everyone is waiting, because it has already been announced that a new drop culture is planned. this means that the designs will be released little by little to build excitement. In May, the designer had already provided a small foretaste. He published a capsule collection with many heritage pieces, i.e. clothes from the past, which were pimped up again. It is clear that this designer is always good for a surprise and an expert at mixing and combining different styles. Besides, Tisci is a sports fashion fan, maybe something expects us in this direction? We are curious!

Absolute trademark: the trench coat

The brand’s logo is a knight in his armor sitting on a galloping horse carrying a lance in his hand. There is a flag with the inscription Prorsum on the lance. This is Latin and means forward in German. It stands for the fact that the fashion industry is constantly evolving and never stands still.

The trench coat! It simply belongs to Burberry, from the classic to the most unusual creations. Since 1895 it has been an integral part of every collection and is even officially registered as Burberry’s trademark.

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When you think of Burberry, the beige-black-red-white check pattern immediately comes to mind. It is an important part of the label and gives them a certain recognition value. The famous pattern is used in almost all designs.

From the first textile shop to the absolute luxury brand

  • 1856 Thomas Burberry opens his first textile shop
  • 1880 The Gabardine fabric invented by Thomas Burberry is used
  • 1891 In London, the brand’s flagship store opens in the well-known Haymarket shopping street
  • 1895 The first trenchcoat model “Tielock” is designed
  • 1901 The logo of the brand is created. It is a knight on a galloping horse holding a lance flag with the inscription Prorsum (lat. forward) in his hand
  • 1909 The trenchcoat, which is now regarded as a trademark, is launched on the market. Half a million units are sold to the army
  • 1910 The first store opened in Paris
  • 1915 For the first time the label cooperates with Japan
  • 1924 Burberry uses his famous check pattern for the first time
  • 1930 In America the label is expanding and becoming more and more well-known
  • 1955 Queen Elizabeth II declares Burberry a Royal British purveyor to the court
  • since 1960 The collection is extended with accessories
  • 1961 Audrey Hebburn wears the Burberry trench coat in the film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”
  • 1963 Peter Sellers is in the film “the pink red panther ” in the Burberry trench coat
  • 1981 The first perfume “Burberry for Men” is sold
  • 1988 For the first time a line is designed for young people
  • 1998 The name is changed from Burberrys to Burberry
  • 1998 A jewellery collection and a swimwear line is launched

Models and stars presenting Burberry – Audrey Hepburn and Kate Moss

Burberry worked with famous models and was represented by stars. The best known is probably Audrey Hepburn. She wore the classic trench coat in the award-winning film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”. Shortly afterwards, Peter Sellers also wore the trench coat in the award-winning film “The Pink Red Panther”.

Top model Kate Moss also loves Burberry! She modelled for Burberry’s advertising campaigns and has since been associated with the high fashion label.

In addition, top model Cara Delivinge was discovered by Christopher Baileys. It still represents the brand on the catwalk and in campaigns. Burberry and Cara Delivinge simply belong together!

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The unforgettable fashion shows

Social media has always been an important part of Burberry’s fashion shows. They were the first to broadcast their fashion shows in a live stream on the Internet.

Besides, good music has always been part of it. Young British up-and-coming stars sang live at his shows and now famous singers like George Ezra had their first performance there. For his final show, designer Christopher Bailey chose synthie-pop band Bronski Beats, which delighted everyone. She played the song “Memories” shortly before the show and when it really started the mega hit “Smalltown Boy” exploded and carried everyone along. As a reminder, the designer published a playlist of 200 songs on Apple Music, reminiscent of the unforgettable moments.

Of course, the clothes were available for purchase immediately after the show, following the See now- Buy now! principle invented by Christopher Bailey.

George Ezra live on the Burberry Runway

Burberry promotes young talents

The Burberry Foundation is a corporate foundation that has been supporting young people with talent since 2008. Christoph Bailey developed this foundation into the Burberry Acoustic. With British brands and artists they supported young musicians and even recorded a CD.

The new logo promises a new beginning

The new designer Riccardo Tisci frightens people! He developed a new logo at Burberry a few days ago and just a few months after his relaunch. Apparently he’s up to something big! The biggest change, the knight is gone! the complete logo, which has been part of the brand since 1901, is no longer on display. In addition, the classic Burberry lettering was replaced by another typeface. Instead of the signature “established 1856”, “London England” now stands under the Burberry logo. In addition, the intertwined initials of the founder Thomas Burberry now adorn the monogram.

The latest collection by designer Christopher Bailey for the LGBTQ community

The last Burberry collection will be remembered. It is the Rainbow Collection dedicated to the LGBTQ community, dedicated to lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders. Burberry will continue to support and stand up for this organization. All garments were decorated with rainbows or rainbow colours and the famous check pattern is also mixed with these colours. The catwalk was a sea of colors.

Awards

  • 2003: In recognition of his achievements, the Royal College of Art awarded Christopher Bailey honorary membership in 2003.
  • 2005: Christopher Bailey is voted British Designer of the Year.
  • 2007: In November 2007 Christopher Bailey receives the Bambi for “Best Fashion Designer”.
  • 2010: Christopher Bailey receives the International Award of the Council of Fashion Designer of America (CFDA).

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Gucci shoes to bag – Luxurious accessories for men and women

Gucci sells women’s, men’s and matching accessories. Since 2011 Gucci even has its own children’s collection. You can also buy fragrances, jewelry and watches from Gucci. The prices are very high class. It all began in 1921 with the master saddler Guccio Gucci, who had specialized in leather goods and luggage in his shop. He founded the Gucci brand! With resources becoming scarce during the Second World War, Guccio had to become creative and use natural products such as hemp, linen and bamboo in his designs. His handbag with bamboo handle is still known today. He was inspired by equestrian sport, which was reflected in his special field of fine leather goods and handbag. This special field helped the brand to become known worldwide.

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Gucci: Designer and Style

Tom Ford, this famous American designer designed the new Gucci collections from 1990 to 2004. His designs for women’s fashion were sensual and elegant combined with bold, eye-catching cuts. For men’s fashion he designed clothes in dandy style, i.e. fashion that stands out from the crowd and dares to break styles. Tom Ford’s collections have made Gucci a coveted luxury label and have won recognition around the world.

In April 2004 Alessandra Faccinetti, Frida Giannini and John Ray followed in Ford’s footsteps. Faccinetti was responsible for Die Damen-Mode, Giannini for the accessories and Ray for the menswear. But already in 2006 Giannini took over all tasks. It was able to maintain its success for several years, but after 2013 sales figures declined and it left its position in 2015.

Alessandro Michele is the new successor. He only has a few days for his first women’s collection. He is missing out on a radical change in Gucci’s image in 2015. The new collection is colourful, wild, with patterns, animal and flower motifs. Combined with old-fashioned accessories such as nerd glasses, the cuts are reminiscent of the 1970s. Typical of the collection is also the unmistakable Gucci lettering. With its bold collection, it breaks the gender boundaries. Fashion is presented casually, carefree and cheerfully by young models. In addition, the shops will be redesigned. At first many critics are sceptical, but then a huge hype arises around the label and it is described as the most popular in the whole world. Alessandro Michele receives many international awards.

Interview with Alessandro Michele

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  • 1921 Guccio Gucci founds the company in Florence
  • 1938 Gucci opens a store on a prestigious shopping street in Rome
  • 1939 Additional Gucci stores are opened in Florence, Rome and Milan.
  • 1930-1940 Due to World War II, Gucci mainly uses alternative materials such as hemp, linen, jute and bamboo.
  • 1953 The first store in New York City is opened
  • 1953 Guccio Gucci dies. His death triggers a big family argument about the inheritance
  • 1960 The intricate G, which represents a stirrup, becomes a trademark
  • From 1960 The brand develops into a globally recognized status Symbol
  • 1970 The first clothing line appears
  • 1974 The first perfume, the women’s fragrance Gucci No. 1 is launched
  • 1976 The first men’s fragrance follows
  • 1981 The first fashion show of the brand takes place
  • 1983 The company is on the verge of collapse due to property disputes
  • 1993 The family business is sold to an Arab investment group and is therefore no longer owned by the Gucci family for the first time.
  • about 1995 Gucci becomes a luxury label again thanks to US-American designer Tom Ford
  • 1998 The company is now based in London
  • 2010 The company moves to Switzerland
  • 2011 A Gucci Museum is opened in Florence
  • 2018 The Gucci Museum is now called Gucci-Garden. In addition, a Gucci restaurant opens.

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Gucci Show: Last Collection / Fashion Show 2018

The way the Gucci brand presents its fashion is unique and unmistakable. It is non-individual, special and above all striking. The shows are inspired by the film world and indeed they remind of a science fiction film. Especially the show in February 2018 attracted attention. The models were wearing white make-up on their faces, walking down the catwalk with staring glances and transparent garment bags over their clothes. There were noises like in an operating theatre and also the surroundings reminded of such a hall. But that wasn’t the highlight for a long time. Some of the models have been transformed into futuristic mythical creatures. They had 3 eyes, wore their heads under their arms or looked like the typical Gucci snake. In addition there were special effects, which were combined by digitally created and 3D effects.  Of course you wonder how Allessandro Michele came up with the idea of presenting his fashion in this way, but he knows exactly what he wants to say! Each of his shows is supposed to transport something to the people. Individualism is the basic principle! Every day we have to redesign ourselves and ask ourselves again and again whether we are ourselves or just a personality adapted to our environment. He encourages us to use all our possibilities to develop ourselves further and to be the person we would like to be. His last fashion show should be a farewell to the past, because the world will never be the same again. His collection is intended to show that the present is quickly becoming the past. We can put the past behind us, but we can also learn from it and use it. Gucci should take away our fear of the future and help us see it as an opportunity to do everything that seems impossible to us.

Gucci Trademarks

Everyone knows the brand logo, it is an intricate, double G. It should remind of a stirrup, since the label was formerly inspired by equestrian sport. The typical colours are red, green and white. The brand’s first top seller was the bamboo bag, a handbag with a bamboo handle. Until today it is the trademark of the company and everyone should know it! The bag can be found again and again on stars like Grace Kelly or the Queen. The brand also became famous for the Jackie O scarf. It was designed in 1966 for Jackie Kennedy. Today the brand is known for unusual, bold designs, as well as for extraordinary combinations and stylistic breaks. 2018 the Gucci belt with a brass buckle is the absolute must have. It is available in different colours and designs.

More about Gucci – Brand & Online Shop

Awards

  • 1996 Tom Ford “Designer of the Year”
  • 1998 “European Company of the Year”
  • 2009 Frida Giannini “International Designer of the Year” of the Japanese Fashion Editor’s Club (FEC)

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Coco Chanel a fashion icon – perfume, fashion and emancipation

Gabrielle Coco Chanel, grown up as a sad child in an orphanage, died as a legend. Born in 1983 in Saumur/France, she made a name for herself 30 years later in the fashion industry. Her speciality: unusually functional and yet feminine and elegant women’s fashion. Who wanted a corset and wanted to look like everyone else was wrong with Coco Chanel. Light blouses, airy tops, wide cut ladies’ trousers or calf-length skirts made of comfortable fabrics such as English tweed, mottled weed, wool jersey, bouclé or bourette silk.

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Fashion is ephemeral, style never – Coco Chanel

One of Chanel’s most famous creations is the Chanel costume. A waisted costume jacket with a continuous shoulder seam over the sleeves, narrow sleeves that are cut so that the jacket does not slip even when the arms move, and discreet shoulder pads that always guarantee a straight silhouette. Gold-coloured chains and gold-plated lead weights have been sewn into the seams to ensure a perfect fit.

The classic Chanel jacket had four straight-cut pockets at hip height. The jacket is either not closed at all, with a head or a chain at chest or waist height, a usually single-row button placket or a simple zipper. The lining of the jacket is individually matched to the outer fabric or the matching blouse. A pastel-coloured blouse with a silk georgette sling collar was usually worn with a classic Chanel costume.

Coco Chanel’s most important milestones for you:

  • 1909 Start your own hat shop with the name Chanel.
  • 1914 Opening of your boutique in Seebad Biarritz.
  • 1918 Designed the first pajamas for women, since pajamas were originally intended for men only.
  • 1923 international breakthrough with its fragrance “Chanel No.5.”
  • 1926 Chanel designs the little black, she rejects bright colours because she likes simple colours like beige, white and black better.
  • 1930 Chanel equips screen stars from United Artists and Hollywood for a few weeks.
  • 1932 presents her jewellery collection with diamonds in Paris under the name “Bijoux de Diamants”.
  • In 1936, the number of Chanel employees rose to over 4,000.
  • 1939 Chanel discontinues haute couture fashion and temporarily only sells perfumes and accessories.
  • 1954 Chanel, after accusations that she collaborated with the National Socialist.
  • 1954 Opens a store in Paris, where she realizes her “war collection”.
  • 1971 Death of Coco Chanel at the Hotel Ritz.
  • 1971 Gaston Berthelot, a Dior designer, takes your place.
  • 1974 Alain Wertheimer receives the controlling majority of Chanel together with his brother.
  • 1971-1983 Image of the fashion house dusty, is considered “moustimode”.
  • Since 1983 Karl Lagerfeld has been employed as a consultant for haute couture.
  • 1984 Karl Lagerfeld becomes the head designer of the entire fashion department of the company.
  • 1988 Lagerfeld received the International Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America for his Chanel collections.
  • 1990 Claudia Schiffer is hired by Lagerfeld.
  • 1996 Schiffer and Lagerfeld go separate ways.
  • 2000 Schiffer and Lagerfeld are working together again, and more international stars like Vanessa Paradis, Nicole Kidman Audrey Tautou, Keira Knightley or Blake Lively have been used as testimonials for Chanel.
  • Since 1983 until today Chanel has again been considered a “high fashion brand” and has found its old glory thanks to Lagerfeld.

The Chanel Logo: Simplicity in the Integrity of Design

Chanel himself designed the logo in 1925. The two “Cs”, pushed into each other, stand for the first letters of the name of the founder and surname. The Chanel logo is as effective as it is long-lasting thanks to the simplicity in the integrity of design.

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Coco Chanel as pioneer of emancipation

A tightening corset just because it’s socially acceptable? Not with Coco. Thanks to Coco Chanel’s fashion, women were no longer the decorative object and wealth card of their husbands, but on the right path to independence.  She demonstrated to the women that a woman can be independent in every respect – if she is willing to pay the price for it. No matter what others said, Chanel has always defended her fashion and view of things, which was absolutely scandalous at the time, but it paid off with a revolution in the apparel industry.

Especially in the present time, in which feminism is a big topic, Coco is remembered, who stands with her fashion until today for the emancipation of women.

In September 2014, Lagerfeld reminds us of Coco’s legacy – by having his models storm across a rebuilt street in the Grand Palais in Paris at the end of the Chanel show as an attractive horde of young women, protesting for women’s rights. The audience became very sentimental and many felt reminded of their youth, the younger ones enjoyed the revival and the cheeky sayings.

Karl Lagerfeld is committed to feminism.

Is Karl Lagerfeld a worthy successor?

The sales figures speak for themselves! Since Lagerfeld became chief designer, sales figures have skyrocketed. But Lagerfeld is of the opinion that Coco hated his designs. Lagerfeld had complete freedom to decide what he would do with the brand “If you can do something, that’s okay, if not, I’ll sell the store,” the owner told Lagerfeld. Despite the conviction that fashion goddess Coco Chanel would not be satisfied with his work, the world thinks differently. Lagerfeld has brought Coco’s convictions and values to the present day or modernised them. He varies colours, silhouettes, jacket and skirt lengths, uses new fabrics and accessories, replaced the classic braids with fringes and presented the Chanel costume in both the Haute-Couture and Prêt-à-Porter collections.

It’s time to be beautiful when the world gets too ugly

Lagerfeld decides to add a statement with the spring/summer collection 2018. His designs show the will to turn to beauty instead of despairing of all the ugliness in the world. The sometimes soft and sometimes bright colours illustrate the lightness of the collection. An interplay of transparent silk tulle and a heavily embroidered, textured tweed then pushes it to the top.

However, Lagerfeld not only designs “pretty things” with his collection, he also thinks up new forms. Skirt parts on the dress, which suddenly only start from the middle of the thigh, frills only on the sides. The ruffles are broken through in the middle by a glittering triangle or midi dresses are covered with a transparent veil. In the collection, Lagerfeld Chanel re-designs without losing the old, which is once again met with great enthusiasm.

Coco Chanel changed the fashion world forever, her legacy was inherited from Lagerfeld and is still being treated today. And once again Lagerfeld has proved with his new cut and colour combinations that he is a worthy successor by refusing to bow to ugliness. And as Coco Chanel liked to say, “elegance is refusal”.

Fashion Show 2018 – Spring Summer Looks by Chanel

Fashion Show 2018 – Autumn/Winter Collection by Chanel

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Gen Y – Urban elegance and 100% Made in Italy

Discreet designs for everyday life, “black is the new black”! Today I want to introduce you a new fashion label from Italy – thanks Instagram. Unlike many, Gen Y does not rely on sparkling extras or bright colours but on simple designs, soft materials and elegance. Typical Italian! My name is Stephan, I like to wear simple designs in everyday life and rather an accessory or a piece of clothing that catches the eye. In summer the pockets are missing, of course, shorts, tank top, that’s it. But somewhere the mobile phone has to go in and the water and and and and. But with backpacks and bags I have the problem that a mix of elegance and fashion is hard to find. All have embroidered fancy logos or are too conspicuous for me. I didn’t want to search forever at 32 degrees downtown either: In sport, everything is a little too much of everything. But even in the big shopping houses in the city centre, from Zara to H&M, you won’t really find what you’re looking for. Instagram brought Gen Y to my attention! Already one hour later I had our Iva on the phone for a quick photo shoot, because I had the first samples sent to me directly! You can find the looks at: Gen Y Instagram.

Videos and shop with the Pieces you can find here on Gen Y.

Samples from Italy with Iva: Summer Look + Gen Y

Besides the shirts and caps for me, there was this bag among others: Dare.

Gen Y for Men

More of Gen Y – Italy

You can find the looks at: Gen Y Instagram

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Berlin Fashion Week S/S 2019: Review of Shows & Fashion Pieces

Fashion Week is back! With impressive 32° degrees and star designers like Guido Maria Kretschmer but also Hugo Boss is back. We were there for you: 4 days S/S 19 (Spring-Summer collections for 2019). Berlin Fashion Week runs from Monday to Thursday and shows various shows by designers at the mainstage and various smaller side venues. Most of the hustle and bustle takes place on the Main Stage. Here are four to five fashion designer shows a day. International? Unfortunately not, Berlin Fashion Week is far away from the fashion weeks in London, Paris, Milan or New York. Nevertheless: A real highlight, especially in summer, when Berlin shows itself from its most beautiful sides. And this year, we were really lucky: 30°, 31° and 32° – thanks to air conditioning, doable. Whether big fashion magazines like Vogue in InStyle, the strongest fashion designers from Berlin and Germany or also bloggers, VIPs, musicians and actors. This week all meet to celebrate in Berlin and fashion. From the boutique owner who looks at the fashion fairs around Seek and Premiere or Influencer and fashion magazines at the shows – there’s something for everyone. I take you today, also every day and our highlights of the Berlin Fashion Week S/S 2019.

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First, here are the highlights and failures of Fashion Week S/S 19

Highlights and failures of Fashion Week S/S 19

For me, Fashion Week S/S 19 can summarize you like this

Top: Fashion Week back in Berlin Mitte

  • Main Stage Location back in Berlin Mitte, near Potsdamer Platz / Mall Of Berlin / Bundesrat
  • strong designers from Berlin with established and newcomers
  • Stage full seated (no standing room) and great sound in industrial buildings

Fail! No lounge, no electricity (mobile phone), no water

  • Networking used to be: Please don’t stay too long! No drinks from ever popular Jules Mumm and no water for spectators (32° degrees outside temperature). Drinks bought at the location may not be taken along, drinks in bags already – eh? We had to refill our purchased water bottles into plastic cups first, on instruction. Back at the entrance we had to throw them away, “you can’t take them in”. In my pocket are two glass water bottles – ok.
  • Rebelpin Fashion Awards by Acte – Puh, later you read more, that’s boring. Welcome to the year 1970! The Design Award (Europe-wide) is certainly a great idea, the presentation, the show, the performance of the presenter and the jazz band – disaster! It’s only stupid when you can’t walk for 45 minutes. Conclusion: Buy a Spotify subscription!

Shows: Guido Maria Kretschmar, rebekka ruétz, Lana Müller, Ivanman and I’VR

Anyone who knows Berlin Fashion Week and has already visited a few seasons knows that quality varies from year to year. Sometimes you meet in beautiful locations and sometimes in shady locations, for example in Berlin Wedding. This year they decided to go downtown again. Great idea! As in 2015, at that time still at the Brandenburg Gate, very chic, a real highlight. Shortly afterwards we went to the Erika-Hess-Eisstadion (prefabricated building in Wedding) and then to the department store Jahndorf (no style, XY building in Berlin). Fashion needs a nice environment, of course. Therefore a great idea to go back to Berlin Mitte! After all, you meet friends, colleagues and many new people you would never have met otherwise in the office or in the editorial office. Well, we’re back in.

Day 1+2: Fashion Week has to wait, no Guido

Day 1 consisted for me first of a lecture, still far away from the Berlin – influencer marketing – then it went Tuesday morning by express into the capital. That’s why Monday and the weekend before had to be cancelled, which is very practical to “arrive” in Berlin. Unfortunately, we also missed a real highlight that Guido Maria Kretschmar had already created for OTTO. Very everyday fashion from the star designer. Here are some highlights of the GMK x OTTO Show in Berlin:

Highlights: Guido Maria Kretschmar x OTTO

We finally arrived in Berlin – 11.51 pm, at least on Tuesday. Quickly into the apartments and in a few hours our Fashion Week Berlin S/S 19 starts with great shows by rebekka ruétz, old friends like Ivanman but also new highlights like Lana Müller and the always charming (every show a highlight, you will see later) I’VR: Isabel Vollrath.

Day 3: Rebekka Ruétz and Model Agency Casting

Instead of the usual plane ride, this time we went to Berlin in a van – full of cameras, photographer, videographer, editorial staff and me! Parallel to Fashion Week there are many more to experience: Photoshootings with international models who travel especially to Berlin or also model castings. The first appointment: The Model Casting of Cocaine Models at Alexander Platz in the House Of Weekend. Parallel to Fashion Week the agency was looking for models – Curvy, High Fashion – we are there! Over 250 pre-registrations, including 50 invitations and three hours for small talk, catwalk and posing. Phew, before that we went to the wonderful Rebekka Ruétz, to the Spring-Summer 2019 show:
Rebekka Ruétz Runway Show Berlin: Spring-Summer 2019

style ranking: 8.4 / 10

Colors, so many colors. While many designers in their S/S 19 rely on muted tones, white, beige, the new fashion collection for the coming spring/summer season from rebekka ruétz brings colour accents. Matching the title of the collection: MAKE LOVE GREAT AGAIN, my first show of the season, in Berlin, since we were on the road in southern Germany before. All the better that it is directly rebekka ruétz, who we have accompanied for a long time and are always looking forward to her presentation. Not only we wanted to see the new collection, but also prominent guests like Alexandra Polzin, Annabelle Mandeng, Bahar Kizil, Caro Cult, Eva Nürnberg, Kathi Wörndl, Katrin Wrobel, Lea Mornar, Marie von den Benken (columnist), Rolf Scheider (casting director and former GNTM jury member), Stephanie Stremler and Tanja Bülter. The highlights of the show:

rebekka ruétz fashion show S/S 19 Berlin – Runway Video

We are still waiting for the cut of Fashion Week S / S 19, but here is the video of the last Fashion Week for you:

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Cocaine Models Agency Casting with us and RTL

Curvy Models – Strong theme! Not only men bloggers Riccardo Simonetti was looking for Curvy Models at the Berlin Fasion Week for a show in Hamburg, also Cocaine Models was from the game and was looking for new top models over the rooftops of Berlin (House of Weekend) from 19-22 o’clock. High Fashion & Plus Size. At the casting were also 3 Germany’s Next Topmodels of the current season, plus a camera team from RTL and the top location: The House of Weekend. The highlights of the Model Casting in Berlin:

Hugo Boss Runway Spring / Summer 2019

After a long time back in Berlin, Hugo Boss:

Day 4: Ivanman, Lana Müller and I’VR Isabel Vollrath

Day three was the start of our shows this year. Ivanman was one of the very few highlights at Berlin Fashion Week for men. The bag is packed, here we go. Today, our editor Natascha and two friends or bloggers. Perfect weather, 32°, blue sky. The first and only show for men’s fashion, upcoming for Spring/Summer 2019.

Ivanman – jacket, jacket, coat

block rate>style ranking: 7.9 / 10

We have been accompanying Ivanman since the beginning and are looking forward to his shows every year. Because he shows cuts that are wearable for Fashion Victoms, but also a few Pieces that are over the top. But for Berlin Mitte, Hamburg or the short trip to London and Paris is just the right thing! For the S/S 19 Ivanman uses colours, blue and red. The show convinces with strong, striking faces of the male models and a strong beat that accompanies the show from beginning to end, without interruption.

Here are my highlights from Ivanman for you:

Ivanman Fashion Show S/S 19 Berlin – Runway Show

#ss19 #ivanman #jacke #meins #wallstreet #mbfwb

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Lana Müller – I would buy these outfits to my girlfriend

style ranking: 8.6 / 10

We visited Lana Müller for the very first time, we were very curious to see her first collection at the Berlin Fashion Week. My highlight by Lana Müller? Super wearable fashion, very chic, airy and a look in which everyone would like to see their girlfriend. The show starts with singer, the transition is seamless. Basses fill the room, showtime starts! All in all a strong first appearance and here we have all highlights of the S/S 19 collection of Lana Müller in Berlin.

Lana Müller Fashion Show S/S 19 Berlin – Runway Show

Spring Summer 2019 ⚡️#lanamueller #lanamuellerss19 #springsummer19 #newcollection

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We are still waiting for the cut of the S/S 19, as long as the current fashion collection for summer 2018!

I’VR – Isabel Vollrath: A breeze of calm and elegance

style ranking: 9.1 / 10 + extra point for’enchant’

After Lana Müller put another topping for the evening? Welcome to I’VR. Every season, I’VR enchants with little special features that not all fashion designers at Fashion Week think of. For example, Seating Cards. In the cards, you will find some information about the new collection, the materials and the thoughts under which the collection was created. A great idea, because it can take 30, 40 minutes from the entrance to the beginning of a fashion show – if you’re unlucky. It might be a clever idea to appear shortly before the event, but on the other hand the best places will be filled. I’ve been waiting for about 20 minutes now – and I’d like to point out the “No drinks in the show” problem this season. I’m dying of thirst! But I’VR can’t help that. Fashion Week planning is. Luckily I have two water bottles in my bag and another orange juice from the Mall Of Berlin. At least the supermarkets in the area benefit from the “drinks” ban. Let’s go: I’VR!

Lights out, spotlight on. The sound of the sea, how nice. A quiet, slightly rising bass feels the rows and the hall. The first model, elegant, almost floating, light fabrics, the sound of the sea, a very magical moment after three days of hustle and bustle. Like every year: I’VR enchants! Thank you for the moment! A great show with many highlights, here are a few pieces we really want to show you!

Runway Show: Highlights from the catwalk

We are still waiting for the cut of the current S/S 19, as long as Isabel Vollrath’s last show at Berlin Fashion Week.

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style raking: 3.2 / 10

Can I be angry? The moderation would have fit perfectly into the Federal Chancellery (directly opposite), with an audience of around 60, politicians, professors… at an evening gala. But not here! It’s Fashion Week, come on! Welcome to the year 1970, as you look at the Rows across the street, one yawn after another.

Apart from that, the designers and their collection pieces (3 each) were really great and varied. From the absolutely wearable to the fashion made for shows. But…

The opening moderation is agonizingly long, far from modern and light years from a fashion week! Long, seven minutes later it should finally start. And the band, is it staying or was the 70s music just for the boring moderation? They stay. No! Already at the first fly (run of the models) and the feeling: Get away! Unfortunately, the exit is on the other side and we would have to walk over the catwalk, in front of all the people, photographers and the boring moderation. Right now, I take my notebook and start with the article. I’m flattened with boredom, the shows are already 35 minutes long and we are still not at the end.

Even after 42 minutes, I’m still torturing myself. In front, a 60-year-old man speaks into the microphone with a low voice. Somebody here, somebody there. Drumroll from the 70s drums. Stop at that spot! Fiasco! For next year: Please engage a person who knows about moderation and fashion. Someone with friends, someone to watch and please: Get a Spotify subscription! I’ve had enough of jazz, that’s enough. I can’t take any more. Over and out, please!

But no – and I won’t bother you – now there were prizes in three categories and of course everyone wants to say something else, some vice president from somewhere. Monotone, without emotion. Next time I’ll make you a video, post on our YouTube channel and whenever you can’t fall asleep, check out Rebelpin’s moderation.

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Fashion Week S/S 2019 Berlin: Well done!

Fashion Week was short for me this season – but a real highlight in July 2018 – especially the new move to Berlin’s city centre has really paid off for the flair that fashion needs to be effective. The location, that E-Werk, really gives something away. The only small drawback is that there is no longer a large lounge where you can really network. Especially at such a fashion event! After all, you travel from Germany and all over Europe. There should always be a place to get to know each other.

Apart from that, Fashion Week was excellently organised. Even the decorative elements (palm trees) were right down to the last detail. It was also great in the new location that there are no more standing places, but everything fills up in the row of seats. So everyone has the possibility to take a seat and does not have to wait long in a standing position. Very important for us as editors!

Matching to it, also all shows, very well done (only on a choreography one should work, one turns on 3m in front of the photo wall, the other 5m, then 1m, turn left, turn right). The sound is right, the basses roll through the rows, variety, from deep house, to hard beats, to soft sea noise and relaxing music at I’VR. A good mix that makes the shows different and interesting.

Are we as good as London, Paris and Milan? Unfortunately not! Nevertheless, as every season, Berlin Fashion Week is worth a visit. Especially this season the event came back and was a lot of fun, nice location, well organized. Next: Düsseldorf + London.

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Michael Michalsky: Let’s talk about style – the book

Michael Michalsky has become one of the German fashion designers. Having almost single-handedly conjured the Adidas brand back to a young, hip brand, Michael Michalsky is now on his own two feet – with a label, TV show, and much more. With so much success that he has been on the side of supermodel Heidi Klum for several seasons as a juror. Now he’s releasing his new book: Let’s talk about style!

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For matching promotion, there was a first appearance on Sat 1 breakfast television. This is 1 breakfast television has so far incredibly high ratings, not only on TV but also online the videos are around the moderators … super often retrieved. As well as breakfast television in the US but also in countries like Japan, it has also been extremely popular in Germany for decades and for Michalsky the perfect start to the new writers career.

Michael Michalsky reveals in his new book what style is all about! Let’s talk about style: said, done, from breakfast to V-neck. Stylist more than outfits, yes … according to Michalsky the style is also about food. This morning on the breakfast TV, it was all about a delicious breakfast and the right plate. Good feeling starts in the morning! It continues in the summer: flip flops, sandals? For men an absolute no-go, as well as tank tops in the office and – absolutely out – V-neck shirts, absolutely outdated!

GNTM juror: All-rounder Michalsky on the side of Heidi Klum

The new season of Germany’s next Top Model is nearing the end. Team Black again, with Creative Art Director Thomas Hayo, Team White, Michael Michalsky and his motto “Diversity”! Whoever wins this year’s Germanys Next Top Model season can not be said yet. That’s what the location for the finale is, Cologne! Three years ago, a bomb threat was received and the Germanys Next Topmodel Finale was relocated to Mallorca, the following year then to the Ruhr, it is now back in the media capital of Cologne. Michael Michalsky, Thomas Hayo and, of course, the boss Heidi Klum will be in charge of the new top model. They will have advertising contracts, their first cover shoot but also jobs at the Berlin Fashion Week and Michael Michalsky, the man who published his new book today.

About the book

What is style? What does one of Germany’s most successful designers think? Michael Michalsky has his very own definition of style, which for him consists of different elements. In addition to fashion we are culturally influenced, music and films affect us and how we travel plays just as much a role as our living conditions. What makes us stylish and what Michael’s personal style has shaped, he tells in “Let’s talk about style” interwoven with memories and experiences from all stages of his life.

Michael knew early on that his fashion taste is a bit more sensitive than that of his neighbors and classmates in the northern German province. Passion became a passion, today he is a significant influence on the German fashion scene. And not only visually he is ticking differently, also in music Michael always has the edge. Anyone who performs on his StyleNite can hope for great success. Michael Michalsky does what nobody expects.

All-rounder: creations by Michalsky

In addition to fashion, TV and new author life, Michalsky also make various beauty products and perfumes, such as Berlin I and Berlin II for Men and Women.

Michalsky Parfums: Berlin I & II

Michalsky Beauty Products

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Weddings, sports bras, sustainability and new designs | FIV Fashion Week

Guess what’s new on FIV Magazine: the FIV Fashion Week is there! We bring the hottest, the newest, the most wanted news on all things fashion to you – read all about what’s going on in the fashion industry and which topics the most important fashion magazines in the USA are writing about in a weekly frequency! Today’s top magazines include Wonderland, StyleCaster, Esquire and Cosmopolitan – and their headlines are only one click away! Don’t waste your time on clicking through online search results, find out what’s really going on in the celebrities’ life and learn more about fashion and the newest trends in the metropolises today! We checked out more than 20 magazines for you and present here the most hottest headlines: Fashion News.

  1. Sustainability in H&M stores protects nature
  2. Affordable wedding dresses at H&M

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Sustainability in H&M stores protects nature

If you’re not completely clueless about what’s going on in the world these days you surely have come across the term “sustainability”. Almost everthing can be sustainable: food, production, energy, and of course fashion! Sustainability means that the method used for whatsit is not as pollutive and poisonous to our environment than many more old-fashioned ways of reaching the same goal. In terms of clothes this involves the harvest or production of all materials and fabrics used for creating a piece of clothes, but further is about production methods and fair treatment and payment of the workers. Sustainability is of absolute importance to our world and mroe and more people try to further the awareness of everyone towards the protection of nature. Be one of the people who actually care! Read more about how H&M sets a new and sustainable trend with Marie Claire: Make Room in Your Closet for H&M’s Latest Sustainable Clothing Collection.

Safe choices for every wedding

Have a look outside and see: winter is finally withdrawing and makes space for summer and sun! The nice weather does not only have a positive effect on our nature, the people are happier and joyfull as well. What better time can you think of to not only celebrate the beauty of life but the beauty of love as well? Many people find the courage to ask their significant other to spend their lives together from now on or made plans in the cold and dark winter time to exchange rings between blossoming flowers under a beautiful blue and sunny sky. It’s wedding time! And because weddings are a very special and important thing in the life of the bride and groom, you don’t want to be the one responsible for ruining the wedding. The wrong dress, the wrong shoes, the wrong tie – and the couple to celebrate will ahve a nervous breakdown in front of the altar instead. To prevent these mistakes and others check out what’s safe to wear and celebrate with your loved ones this very important moment! Stay up to date with StyleCaster: What to Wear to Every Wedding This Season.

Affordable wedding dresses at H&M

Didn’t I just say it’s wedding time? Wedding dresses, expensive jewelery and many lists of dos and don’ts are the hot topic in this week’s fashion news, But even if you know how to avoid trouble and that a hot pink dress rarely goes well with a light blue wedding suit, you still need to find something to wear! For men this is usually a simpler task, for a simple black suit with a white shirt underneath is always a safe choice and most men’s wardrobes include at least on example of suits or tuxedos for all sorts of events. For women it tends to be trickier to find the perfect outfit. There is no safe choice in the female fashion world when it comes to wedding dresses, and there’s lots to think about before you hold the best item in your hands. So check out what beautiful options there are at H&M – fashion doesn’t need to be expensive! Read more about it with Flare: H&M Now Carries Wedding Dresses—Starting at Just $70.

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Fashion Week! All fashion news stacked

Check out the most recent news about fashion!

Wonderland presents new Gucci design by Alessandro Michele

The recent headlines of Wonderland are “Take five designers, two photographers, one fashion week…” and “To Harlem for romance designed by Gucci’s Alessandro Michele: a preview.”. Read more about the recent news:

Elle writes about hiking boots and work-out leggings

This are the most recent headlines of Elle like “The Leggings I Wear to Work Out (or Not)” and “5 Off-Trail Ways Hiking Boots Can Work in Everyday Life”. You like to read more about them? Check the agencies recent blog posts:

Cosmopolitan’s focus is on the Met Gala 2018

This week Cosmopolitan shows new “The 22 Best Met Gala Memes of All Time” and “Everything You Possibly Need to Know About This Year’s Met Gala”. The recent headlines:

Vogue raises its glass to Sofia Carson

This are the most recent headlines of Vogue like ““Heavenly Bodies,” the Met’s Biggest Show Ever, Earns Its Hallelujahs” and “Happy Birthday, Sofia Carson! At 25, The Disney Star Has a Style That’s All Grown Up”. Headlines and news of the week:

Harper’s Bazaar explains why polka dots are trendy

The most newest agency Harper’s Bazaar writes about “The Earrings You’ll Never Want to Take Off” also “Polka Dots Are All You’ll Want To Wear This Spring”. More headlines:

L’Officiel refers to Marc Jacobs unusal proposal

Here are the most recent news for L’Officiel like “Alain Mikli and Alexandre Vauthier Celebrate New Eyewear Collection” and “Four Trends You Need to Know for Spring 2018”. Read more about the news:

StyleCaster shows how to survive in storm and rain

New by StyleCaster, this week “What to Wear to Every Wedding This Season” and “Weather Any Storm in These Wildly Chic Raincoats”. More new topics of the blog:

Marie Claire relates to new sunglasses by Madelaine Petsch

Headlines and stories of Marie Claire like “Make Room in Your Closet for H&M’s Latest Sustainable Clothing Collection” and “The Best Pieces to Shop from the Hunter for Target Collection”. News of the week:

Shape lists the best sports bras for all cup sizes

This are the most recent headlines of Shape like “The Best Sports Bras for Big Boobs” and “15 Gym Bags for the Sweaty But Stylish”. More headlines:

Flare accounts the current fashion diversity issue

News by Flare are “Tessa Virtue Just Taught Us the Perfect Way to Remix Pieces You Already Have in Your Closet” right now and “Hiring More Models of Colour Isn’t Enough to Fix Fashion’s Diversity Problem”. More new topics of the blog:

Esquire informs about this week’s sneaker release

Main topics of this week from Esquire was “How a Soggy Pair of Boots Changed My Whole Perspective on Life” and “Mr Porter Just Made Dressing for Spring and Summer So Much Easier”. Discover more headlines of the blog:

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Top 10: The most expensive handbags in the world from Chanel, Fendi to Hermes

Handbags are the absolute dream of every woman. Whether big, small, with or without handle – numerous models make the female heart beat faster. In the following ranking we have listed for you the best, most luxurious and expensive handbags in the world. If you want to know more about fashion trends and labels, then check out the best shoe labels, most expensive jeans labels and the most popular handbags in the world.

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1. Chanel – The classic for the woman of the world

One of the most expensive handbags in the world was made by the classic fashion label Chanel.

2. Fendi handbag for incredible $ 28,000

For $ 28,000 you can buy this Fendi bag.

3. Hermes launches with bags at $ 120,000 to $ 210 million

4. Hilde Palladino for pure luxury on the wrist!

5. Lana Marks bags and clutches for $ 100,000

6. Louis Vuitton $2,000 – $25.9 billion

7. Marc Jacobs $50,000

8. Mouawad $3.8 million

For incredible $ 3.8 million you can buy the diamond-studded bags from Mouawad.

9. Prada

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10. Judith Leiber $90,000 – $1 Mio

The handbags designed by Judith Leiber cost between 90,000 and 1 million US dollars in extravagant designs.

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Top 10 most expensive leather jackets in the world

The leather jacket is always a cool accesoire, it is super good for a style break and lets every “boring” outfit appearing rocky and casual. Many celebrities love this trend. But what are the most interesting and expensive leather jackets on the market? We’ve selected them for you and listed Read more

100 Famous Fashion Designer Quotes & Sayings

Everybody knows fashion giants like Coco Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld or Stars like Super Model Tyra Banks. In the World of fashion a lot of inspiring, good, funny or even unbelivable quotes are made. Read more

Fashionweek Milan: Shows, Designer, Key Looks and Places to go!

Milan Fashion Week was impressive!  We collected a variation of highlights from the runway of designers like Pedro Pedro onto show pictures of  Tommy Zhong. Go and take a look at all of the new Spring/ Summer 18 Fashion of Milan Fashion Week! If you want tips where to go in Milan and which attractions you should see go ahead and enjoy! Read more

Fair Trade Fashion & Labels! Myrka Studios combines sustainability + design

Hello my love! I have something very special for you today! As I already announced last week, my blog post today revolves around sustainable and fair fashion. I’ve been working on this topic because I find that in the fashion world it gets far too little attention even though it deserves much more. Very few people know what this is about and what great brands are in the area! The first question that most of you probably face is, what’s that? Sustainable fashion? ‘. To answer this question myself, I turned to a startup company in the industry and let me explain what the issue is. Lia Bernard and Lydia Hersberger, who are launching their first collection on the market with their sustainable label ‘Myrka Studios’, answered some questions on the subject.

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Myrka Studios – How to combine sustainability and design

Although the start-up attaches great importance to sustainability, transparency and fairness, factor design is also very important here. The goal of producing wearable fashion without a guilty conscience is her dream. To make it all a bit clearer, I have summarized the explanations.

What is sustainable / fair fashion?

Sustainability means working with materials that do not harm the environment. Example: Organic cotton is cultivated more gently than conventional cotton. It uses no pesticides and protects the environment. This creates a cycle with which it is possible to save resources and avoid waste. In fair fashion, on the other hand, one can simply understand fashion that has been produced under fair conditions. This means that the entire supply chain is fair. So fairly paid and also under fair working conditions.

The image of the eco-book that evokes the idea of ​​sustainable fashion can not be found in the designs of the label. The two founders gave me an exclusive insight into their collection and I have to say that they really convinced me. I find both the men and the women fashion super beautiful and I’m looking forward to being able to wear something from the limited collection. These can now be ordered in groundfounding and delivered from August. The designs keep up with those of big brands like Zara or H & M. The nice thing about it, you do not have to have a guilty conscience because the brand ensures complete transparency.

Bomber jacket with a difference

This jacket, which strongly resembles a bomber jacket from the cut, is actually intended for men, but is also great for women! But I think the cut is so extraordinary that this part is eagerly waiting to be carried in my closet. Definitely one of my new favorites for spring.

Culottes pants – spring can come

This black culotte is perfect for the warm temperatures. Their beautiful cut and the details at the waistband are something very special. Since these are just getting more trendy, these pants are the it-piece that should not be missing in any wardrobe.

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Handbag – leather and still fair. Is that possible?

This handbag has completely convinced me with its silver accents. A special detail is also the material. He feels and looks like leather, but is vegan. So no real leather from the animal, but quite fair from the leather alternative cork. That a leather alternative can feel so real and good, I would never have thought. And even so, this bag is one of my favorites for this season!

I hope you liked this article and I was able to introduce you to a new branch of the fashion world. I’m looking forward to next week and wish you a nice day!

Your Iva ❤


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The most luxurious Jeans Labels

The good old jeans is always a good decision and a really nice eyecatcher on the worldwide fashion weeks. The jeans is gettin reinterpreted all the time. But did you ever ask yourself which jeans lable produces the 1ualitatively and most luxurious jeans?  Read more

The most luxurious Shoe labels

Attention! Shoe lovers! The perfect shoe makes every outfit complete. But what are the best, most popular, and above all, the most luxurious shoe labels world wide? We have listed them in the following ranking. If you want to find out more about fashion, just take a look at the most luxurious jeans labels Read more