The Editorial Shoots turned into film - watch the entire collection here!


For every issue in January 2012 we have a song - but also an extended playlist for the next weeks! Listen to them here!

Talents to Watch: Petra Metzgerextended interview with the up-and-coming designer


Petra Metzger believes in strength – and that strength is reflected in her fashion. “A woman who has something to say and a character for herself,” is her ideal customer, and independent women. Those ones who are not afraid to make a statement nor think they have to be “this pretty, decorative doll next to [...]

Backstage at the Editorial ShootOrbital Uprise - Issue Four


                                               – Pictures by Jessica Barthel

DERZEIT TUNES COMPILATION NO.2Download our compilation featuring 12 songs for free!


Where would we be without music on all these days? After finishing work, when we crawl home at dawn and our face feels all slack, listening to Liars’ “No 1. against the rush” is the only cure. If the last thing we want is to lose the beat and feel of the last show, Matthew [...]

DERZEIT July 2012, Interstate Afterglow IssueBackstage at the Editorial Shoot


Pictures by Jessica Barthel

Issue out! Interstate Afterglow


– You may like to surround yourself with people with whom you have something in common – ideas, values, tastes. Ideally it makes you feel safe, understood and accepted as a person. Or you choose not to. You decide to make your way through life in a darkened limousine – on a parallel highway. But then [...]

New issue out! Shifted Realm


– Fashion week has returned to Berlin and so have we. We’ve been all over the map lately – quite literally! We ran down alleys for you. We drove on autobahns. We traversed tunnels or, to be more precise, a half-pipe. In bridal gowns. This edition’s images and texts were created during our conceptual journeys throughout Germany [...]

Where to get DERZEIT

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METROPOLIS BY DERZEIT 20121 event. 2 partners. 3 goals. 4 days. 5 cities. Derzeit travels the world.


Berlin Fashion Week is the premier event showcasing Germany’s latest fashion trends to an international audience. And Berlin Partner and Derzeit are two partners proven to jointly re-inforce the event’s top three qualities: creativity, cosmopolitanism and the confluence of styles. Over four days, from July 4 to 7 2012, the “Metropolis“ project brings Derzeit and [...]

Aurelia Paumelle ShowcaseKreuzberg goes fashion


For the Kreuzberg art scene it might have only been another studio party. For Aurelia Paumelle, it was her debut to the Berlin fashion scene. Together with artist Emilio El-Lauren, she invited for an eclectic mix of fashion presentation and video art screening. Paumelle, who studied fashion design in Paris and worked for six years [...]

March // Twelve Calendar


Larissa, a rising star of the model agency The Special, is wearing a dress by Kostas Murkudis’ Spring/Summer collection 2012 for TWELVE’s March image.  – So what’s the story behind this month’s collage? Like all calendar images of TWELVE 2012, March too, mixes mythology, a monthly stone and an event of 2011. The bullets in the back [...]

February // Twelve Calendar


For February, TWELVE 2012 continues with a look of Sissi Goetze’s Spring/Summer collection 2012 worn by Gabriel S., a New Face of Hamburg-based agency Place Models. – February is the second month of the Roman calendar. Its name derives from the Latin word “februare”, which translates to “purify” and is connected to the ancient Roman festival “Februatio”, [...]

Bathcat Pre-Release Trackderzeit tunes no.4!


We’re pulling all kinds of strings to bring you the latest trends – music included – and we came across this: Soffy O. was among the very first of the international musicians to populate Berlin – the kind you see all over the town these days. Nowadays her home base is Malmö, where she’s got a new project with Henrik [...]

Fourth Issue Out Now!Phantasmic Blaze


  – Are you surrounded by artificial darkness right now? Among all kinds of hideous, kinky, eerie creatures? In a tent maybe? Waiting for the spotlights to be switched on? Hoping for an experience beyond the every day? Well, we’d like to help you with the latter and Bathcat provides the perfect soundtrack for that. It’s Soffy [...]

Third Issue Out Now!Hinterland Revisited


_ Sitting in the front row it’s easy to witness what’s coming down the aisle – well, if it’s right in front of you. But to see what’s happening a little further away, you have to change your position or turn your head. As DERZEIT, we strongly recommend making this extra effort. If Fashion Week Berlin’s [...]

Some Questions for Alexandra Kiesel

Alexandra Kiesel Backstage

Two days before her first major catwalk show, we met up with Alexandra Kiesel, proud winner of the P&C Designer for Tomorrow Award 2011. In Berlin-Wedding, we spied on the young designer’s fitting room and gathered a first impression of the collection, created under the patronage of Marc Jacobs. We also had a chance to [...]

Derzeit Tunes No.2

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  This season, we’re giving you acoustic impulses on top of the visual in-put.Today, we’re offering up a band whose members all have names that are impossible to pronounce.That’s just the way it is in Iceland, and at least “FM Belfast” is pretty easy to remember. The combo makes wonderfully weird music and DIY artworks that [...]

Second Issue Out Now!Paragon Lost


_ Not knowing where the border is means it’s already been overstepped. (Fashion duo Johanna Perret and Tutia Schaad of Perret Schaad on crossing lines) – Who should you look up to, really? Maybe it can be liberating to let go of your idols, and to talk about it, of course. Jasper Hamill has the lowdown on this: In his [...]

Derzeit Tunes No.1

UhOh Ride On

What would fashion week be without music? What is life without the appropriate soundtrack? Right. So here’s a little something for you: We’ve dug through forums and archives, schmoozed artists and labels, and finally found a track to match every issue. The best thing is that every day we’ll make this track available to you. [...]

New Issue Out!Apocalypse Postponed


_ Welcome to a new season, to lots of novelties and newbies. That’s what contemporary life is about, isn’t it? Progress! So take a look at our talent section, follow our story by René Hamann as it develops and tune into our music track with each issue. Or, press pause with Henrik Kuhlmann’s exposé on why [...]

Galerie Lafayette

opening event at galerie lafayette

PREMIUM YOUNG TALENTS AT GALERIES LAFAYETTE – OPENING EVENT – by Celina Plag – It’s the second time that Galeries Lafayette showcases the winners’ collections of the Premium Young Designers Award – visible for all Berlin shoppers, tourists and passersby in a window display on Französische Straße. On January 11 the designers and select guests celebrated the opening [...]