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Everything you need to know about Berlin Fashion Week January 2017. Among many other trending topics, these are our top stories

Melissa Coleman

Melissa Coleman

#FASHIONTECH

Ready for a digital upgrade?

Berlin’s #FASHIONTECH conference is Europe’s largest showcase for wearable designs presenting the latest in 3D printing technology, virtual reality, issues relating to e-commerce and digital solutions as well as innovations from 20 fashion-tech designers hailing from ten different countries and four continents.   Fashion-tech pioneers and high-calibre fashion and marketing experts will also be on hand to discuss innovations and business concepts.

Anita Tillmann & André Maeder (© Franziska Krug)

Anita Tillmann & André Maeder (© Franziska Krug)

THE FUTURE OF RETAIL

Anita Tillmann, PREMIUM Group Managing Partner, interviews the CEO of The KaDeWe Group, André Maeder.

A. Tillmann: We’re increasingly seeing international architects designing world-class fashion stores. How did you end up commissioning Rem Koolhaas to redesign the entire department store?

A. Maeder: Rem Koolhaas was undoubtedly top of our list when it came to choosing someone for the KaDeWe revamp...

C.P. Company

C.P. Company

THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Over the past few years, we’ve sustained an increasing thirst for functional clothing.

As technology and fashion grow closer together, we are able to overcome design obstacles, creating smarter apparel that works in our favor. We demand footwear that is more lightweight and comfortable than ever before, and outerwear that is both breathable and well insulated. The palate is still separated between fashion and core-outerwear still exists, but the two colors are being mixed.

 

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