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Form Or Function: Critical Objects

These beautiful structures by Till Wiedeck of Berlin-based design studio HelloMe challenge the nature of functional, furniture design. Falling somewhere between furniture and fine art, Wiedeck’s “Critical Objects” have been made using wood concrete, steel, and marble, all in bright and playful colors. At first glance, the objects are reminiscent of contemporary and everyday office furniture, such as tables and storage shelving, ...
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New 14 oz. Berlin Store

The famed 14 oz. Berlin store is known globally for its renowned denim labels, high-quality accessories, and built-to-last outerwear. The original store carries denim labels such as 3x1 Scott Morrison, Anachronorm, Gilded Age, K.O.I., John Bull, Prps, Nudie, LVC, and Momotaro to name just a few. It was exciting to hear last week that owner Karl-Heinz Müller (and mastermind behind European ...
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BERLIN: Temporary Bliss

Some say Berlin is the mother of all pop-up shops. While that may be a bold statement, the city is clearly a fertile ground for these temporary retail outlets. With a lot of free space at very attractive locations, which are not constantly rented out, the city offers great opportunities. Berlin is a  perfect playground for upcoming brands, which are ...
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BERLIN: Timeless Beauty

If you're in Berlin between now and late October and looking for a heady dose of inspiration that spans decades, be sure to hit up C/O Berlin's current exhibit Timeless Beauty: 100 Years of Fashion Photography from Man Ray to Mario Testino. The storied vaults of Condé Nast have been flung open, and curator Nathalie Herschdorfer had the enviable job of sorting through ...
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Long Night of Illustration – Berlin

Over 100 illustrators will exhibit their artworks at 45 locations across Berlin on Friday, August 31 to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of The German Illustrators Organization. Held in a variety of spaces, from artist studios to bookstores, this unique exhibition highlights the diversity of illustration. Whether it be in advertising or in children’s books, illustration forms part of our everyday life. The ...
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Vintage Retail Spotlight: Lunettes Selection, Berlin

Lunettes Selection, Torstrasse 172, Berlin 10115. With two retail outposts in Berlin, an online e-shop, and a rental service available for costumers and stylists, Lunettes Selection is fast becoming a destination for vintage eyewear aficionados and enthusiasts and a reputable stockist of original and authentic current labels from Ralph Vaessen to Oliver Goldsmith.  The impressive vintage selection features "new," never-been-worn old ...
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Bread and Butter S/S 13: Denim Highlights

  What a week for denim in Berlin: we spent last week visiting the many trade shows, runways and surrounding events in the German capital and have been soaking up the gossip, trends and denim highlights from the city. The biggest news from Bread and Butter was the introduction of the Temple of Denim in the denim base area. This section was ...
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Bread & Butter – Graphics Highlights

Stylesight’s Graphic team is deep in trade show coverage at the moment. We are currently in Berlin reporting from Bread & Butter and Bright. Key graphic highlights so far include camo prints and bandana motifs, girly portrait prints and 70s surf graphics. Print techniques are key this summer with flock, heavy embroidery and reverse prints all adding more depth and impact ...
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Bread and Butter: Temple of Denim

We're all geared up for the biggest Europien trade show of the season today: Bread and Butter Berlin! And we're doubly excited to hear that this season the show will be unveiling a special area in the denim base devoted to all that is indigo. This Tempel(h)of denim is a 3,000 square meter denim shrine that will extend right from the denim ...
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G-Star RAW Tailored Denim Atelier

G-star has long held a reputation for its expert craftsmanship in denim construction and attention to detail with every pair of its jeans. This year they turn their attention to world of bespoke with their latest project, RAW Tailored Atelier. Since April this year G-Star has been offering a select group of its customers a chance to customize their own jeans in their touring ...
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Fashioning Fashion in Berlin

Opening tomorrow, Berlin’s German Historical Museum presents Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700-1915, a stunning retrospective of clothing and accessories worn by some of Europe’s richest and most influential people. On loan from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, this is your only chance to ogle these opulent items before they’re shipped back to the States. Must-see pieces ...
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Character Invasion – Pictoplasma 2012 Berlin

From April 11- 15, an extensive spectrum of characters will invade Berlin during the world’s leading and largest festival of contemporary character culture - Pictoplasma. Pictoplasma Festival 2012 Opener from Pictoplasma on Vimeo. Pictoplasma returns to Germany’s capital with a bursting schedule of inspiring artist presentations, lectures, an animation festival, workshops, installations, many character walk exhibitions, performances and smashing VJ battles. For ...
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Gerhard Richter: Panorama

In conjunction with Tate Modern in London and the Centre Pompidou in Paris, Berlin’s New National Gallery is playing host to a sweeping retrospective of famed German painter Gerhard Richter’s work, on display until May 13th.
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Comme des Garçons Opens Pocket Store in Berlin

This month Comme des Garçons brought two of its retail concepts to Mitte, Berlin with the launch of Comme des Garçons' Black shop and Comme des Garçons. The Pocket store is an intimate space that is dedicated to Comme des Garçons' expanding range of wallets, perfumes and PLAY. The concept shop operates like a convenience store, integrating into its habitat as ...
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G-Star Raw: Art Performance in Berlin

The Denim team is currently working hard in the inspirational city of Berlin at Bread and Butter. Yesterday G-Star RAW presented its new Fall/Winter 2012 collection with a RAW art performance. We were really keen to find out what the brand had in store since their past shows gained a reputation for innovation and high energy.  This season the denim label didn't disappoint with ...
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