Catwalk: Sopopular Spring / Summer 2013Derzeit reviews the highlights of Berlin Fashion Week as and when they happen


At some point during their adolescence, almost every boy dreams of being a rock star, even if only for a few weeks. For some the dream lasts a lot longer, even if it is one that only ever moves farther away. However close you get to that dream, you don’t have to be a rock star to dress like one. Sopopular showed pleated shorts paired with crisp short-sleeve shirts and work-wear boots that could transform you into a member of any indie band in the world. A couple of slim tailored jackets had a real mod flair, as did a beautiful bomber jacket in a mushroom coloured parachute fabric. Unfortunately, a lot of the rest of this mix and match show wasn’t as successful. There appeared to be as many concepts as outfits, and trying to find any continuity was almost impossible. A zippered jacket and trouser combo in yellow was really bizarre, as was a long sleeveless jacket in grey linen. Finally, there has to be a better way to use that studio space. The huge amounts of dry ice were fit the tone but the models standing like statues for what felt like an eternity seemed like an opportunity wasted. Worst of all, it took so long to change barely anyone was left to see the final six outfits.


Text by James Castle
Photos by Jessica Barthel

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