If you're expecting an ordinary American perspective of Halloween, then you better skip right now as this is going to be much deeper. The WYE will spin off the Danca Macabra traditions that many cultures across the world share in honor of dead. Both...read more
“A simple idea that becomes a unique design consisting of carefully chosen materiel and affectionate detail” these are the words Berlin designer Antonia Seigmund uses to emulate Sloe’s S/S 2012 collection, Laid Bag. Having...read more
Whether skinny, boyfriend, bootleg, flared, coloured, drainpipe, stonewash or ripped - SOJEANS has every kind of denim you jean- jeanie fans can think of, and then some more (1500 styles more to be exact). They have all the cool hipster brands...read more
White Light Productions + BANG BANG BERLIN present our exclusive second Fashion Video Editorial:
"The Witches of East Berlin"
Photographer Milk Gabor
Fashion Direction: Aycha Araya (Fashionista At Large, BANG BANG BERLIN).
Hair +...read more
I was invited to attend the book signing event for Irreverent by Carine Roitfeld. It took place in one of my favorite stores here in Berlin: The Corner on Französische Straße 40. I got a chance to talk to Madame Roitfeld herself...read more
With the weather drastically changing and with a huge line up of events going on this weekend, I have put together a Top Ten List of all the shops you should consider for your new fall weekend wardrobe. A shoppers guide a la Aycha. For each weekend...read more
In this highly competitive day and age, dipping your finger into just one isolated pie of the creative industry is rarely enough to hit satisfyingly high peaks of success (unless you happen to fall into bed with Miss Lady Luck). Each finger as deep...read more
Balenciaga's latest video for Resort 2012 proves the aesthetic of the brand is directional and comprehensible. WIth leggy model Jamie Bochert , the video gives us a realisic portrayal of wearable couture. The prints and...read more
Andreas Murkudis is one of the best shops for designer clothes for both men and woman in Berlin. It recently relocated to Potsdamer Strasse just in time for fashion week where Kostas Murkudi's held his fashion show. During fashion week...read more
By fashion whore I mean a Fashion Designer who sells their creative juices to many the fashion companies. But no offence! If only we all could have enough juices for the top ranking fashion houses such as Louis Vuitton and now possibly...read more
I ask: Does Berlin have a smell?
During my brief stay in Mexico I always smelt jalapeños in the air. While living in New York City that musky bar smell always breezed by as I walked down any avenue or street. Here in Berlin I...read more
Berlin, meet Amélie Jaeger.
I’m not on to venture out to Charlottenberg on a Saturday night, but a client wanted me to drop off one of my jumpsuits at a friend’s apartment. Little did I know the chick that I was meeting was an...read more
Since the 1st of June, the old Bar 25 has been revamped and is now called Kater Holzig. It sits opposite the former location on the south side of the Spree. What was once the dancefloor-cabin is now much larger and overlooks the river as well as a...read more
When I first got the invite to the Avant / Garde Diaries I was looking forward to seeing the city’s most outrageous dressers and Raf Simons’ curated space. With Simons’ reputation I could only imagine an audience of...read more
I would like to start by saying the PR companies in Berlin have done an outstanding job behind the scenes making this fashion week look tremendous.
I managed to see a few catwalks show but regrettably not all despite the fact I emailed most PR...read more
And the Winners of the “Start Your Own Fashion Business” Award are (drum roll):
Augustin Teboul (25,000 Euros Prize)
Issever Bahri (15,000 Euros Prize)
Hien Le (10,000 Euros Prize)
Augustin Teboul did an outstanding...read more
It’s wunderbar that Berlin has an IMG event sponsored by Mercedes. But if one comes to Berlin to only see the tent shows then they miss out on the real Fashion wonders that make this city of ours ever so fashionable. When I have...read more
I really appreciate the spirit that young Fashion Designers give to the industry but why oh why do people find it exciting when an 18 year old who picks up a pair of scissors and shreds t shirts so note worthy? This question I will answer...read more
Firmament Renaissance celebrated their 5 year anniversary on July 5th and kicked off Fashion Week with a well attended block party. I am really impressed with a menswear shop that could bring out beautiful, well-dressed woman. Women...read more
I have been in isolation for the last few weeks, mentally preparing for Berlin’s Fashion Week. For many Fashionistas, this is Christmas for the eyes. For a stylist like me, this is the opportunity to see Fashion Company’s...read more
Christian Louboutin is one of the most luxurious shoe brands in the world. I remember living in New York City and feeling the peer pressure to have a pair of these red soled shoes. In Berlin, I don't feel the pressure, even to wear a pair...read more
Photographer Juergen Teller is not into making fashion images all about looking beautiful and unbelievably perfect. Clearly he likes Helena Bonhams corky-ness and together with Marc Jacobs decided she would be the perfect new face for his...read more
While Lady Gaga was releasing "Born This Way" (and those hideous posters were being plastered all over Berlin), Noritaka Tatehana's new collection of his made-to-order heelless shoes have been available for viewing at the Trading...read more
Hermes, as it turns out is the leading luxury brands in the world beating other labels such as Gucci and Chanel. One thing the French fashion house is synonymous for is their scarves, every chic lady in Paris owns at least one from...read more