Author(s): Julia Stelzner
It's been more than two decades since the wall dividing Berlin's east and west sides came down. Since then the city has evolved into a Mecca for the international fashion crowd, attracted by the city's artistic history, its newfound exuberance and reasonable cost of living. Written by a style insider, this book explores every aspect of the city's love affair with clothing. In an engaging series of brightly illustrated chapters it explains what makes Berlin's fashion scene unique and shows some of the best shops for high and low-end purchases. Interviews with leading fashion journalists, stylists and bloggers offer individual perspectives on what's hot right now, while profiles of established and exciting new labels point to where trends are heading. Furthermore, essays by renowned fashion writers explain the Berlin fashion scene from different perspectives. Whether you're planning a trip to the city itself or merely looking for inspiration, this essential reference offers a multitude of useful information about Berlin's special fashion zeitgeist.
Julia Stelzner is a fashion writer for German publications such as Die Zeit and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and is style editor for Berlin's local magazine, Zitty. Her articles on the world's leading designers and photographers have appeared in Interview Germany, Achtung, Quality, and Qvest.