Marcel Ostertag Spring / Summer 2013Derzeit reviews the highlights of Berlin Fashion Week as and when they happen


Why beat around the bush? Marcel Ostertag's designs left me cold. My heart sank when I received the joyous news that I had been chosen to review his show. So I came up with the following plan: concentrate on Marcel Ostertag the man. Because no one knows this, but I'm a secret fan of this tall pretty boy, who with his mop of curls, shorts, high heels, and clutch looks like the very incarnation of his ideal customer.
The show kicks off and I have to say, I'm not impressed. Marcel himself is the opening act. With beard, blonde wig and a wreath of flowers on his head he looks like Jesus and La Cicciolina rolled into one. I'm ecstatic and - shock, horror - I actually find myself clapping. The way he prances down the runway, and those legs! Respect, sister.
Spring/Summer 2013 is all about cocktail dresses. Mild-mannered as I am, I can quite picture myself picking one or two of them for my wardrobe. If only I had Marcel's gorgeous body...

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Text by Sebastiano Ragusa

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