'Capital of cool'
Germany's Fashion Week
Berlin celebrates all things fashion during its annual Fashion Week, which kicked off July 3. Premiered in 2007, Berlin Fashion Week takes place twice a year and proves that Germany's capital of cool can hold its own among international fashion cities like Milan, Paris, or New York.
Berlin Fashion Week is many things. The heart of it all is the Mercedes Benz Fashion week with its runway shows on "Straße des 17 Juni" at the Victory Column; then there is Bread & Butter, the leading international trade fair for street and urban wear at the former Tempelhof Airport (July 4-6), as well as various eco-shows that celebrate sustainable fashion. Not to mention after-show parties, designer sales, a fashion film festival, and showrooms of up-and-coming designers throughout the city. And it is always best to keep your eyes wide open: Supermodels, designers, and paparazzi flock to Berlin during Fashion Week, promising many