Berlin Fashion Week: Events
Above, the super cool insect-pattern gown from Marcel Ostertag, one of the designers showing at BFW.
During the Berlin Fashion Week, the German capital will be packed with press, buyers and fashion lovers from all over the world, all gathered in this pulsing city to see the latest fashion trends, and be - and be seen, of course - at the various events that will be happening from the 3rd to the 7th July.
If you are in Berlin but don’t have tickets to the shows, don’t worry, they will broadcast them on huge screens for the public. And there will also be several public events so that everyone can enjoy the Berlin Fashion Week. Pop-up shops, beauty lounges, after-show parties, Berlin will be bursting with energy, even more than usual!
So here’s a little overview of the main events taking place, besides the MBFW shows, that fashion-lovers shouldn’t miss out:
The Premium Exhibitions
Premium analyses all the newest trends from all over the world and picks the most relevant international collections that are shaping the trends of the future It is a wonderful opportunity for buyers to see under the same roof, a preview of the upcoming fashion season.
Bright has been since 2005, the leading specialist fair for streetwear, skateboarding and board sports.
SEEK presents the latest trends for urban and streetwear and is “The Voice of Street Culture”. Selected brands present men and womenswear, accessories, shoes, cosmetics, gadgets and homeware.
Panorama presents more than 800 German and international brands in a huge space of 45.000 square meters, the Berlin ExpoCenter City. The fair has been showing since 2013, formal and casual women and menswear, accessories, shoes, plus size and also lifestyle products.
Selvedge Run focus on long-lasting and high-quality materials, used by young innovators who do not want to make “fast fashion”.
FashionSustain will discuss sustainable innovations for the future of shoes, sneakers and other leather products. Ecological design and fashion will also be the central point of Greenshowroom and Ethical Fashion Show Berlin, showing sustainable accessories and fashion, from streetwear to elegant clothes.
FashionTech Berlin connects fashion to technology. The event has been gathering since 2015, designers, start-ups, industry insiders and even politics, to discuss future new business and developments.
You can have a look here at the complete calendar of events.
Photo via Marcel Ostertag