DERZEIT Film

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

DERZEIT Tunes

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

October // Twelve

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October! We’re still waiting for the tenth month of the Gregorian calendar to be a golden one. At least the sunshine yellow top by Berlin-based fashion label Butterflysoulfire is offering something bright during these increasingly dim days. Looking at you from within this loosely knitted piece is Anna Mila, a New Face of Pars Management [...]

September // Twelve

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It’s time to turn the page for Dan. TWELVE’s New Face of September is a talent of Berlin model agency Izaio, looking at us through a one-of-a-kind head piece by designer and artist Rein Vollenga. Behind the curvy, black shapes of this extraordinary accessory, you see dripping black, a reminiscence of a tragic event in [...]

August // Twelve

TWELVE calendar project II / AUGUST / LYNN AMELIE / MOGA E MAGO

If you’re a vigilant Derzeit reader, Lynn Amelie, a New Face of model agency PMA, should be familiar to you – she’s been the cover model for DERZEIT July N°4. But her unique face and keen expression sharp as a knife, or let’s say an axe, already caught our attention when we casted the models for DERZEIT’s [...]

Parrots and Peacocks!Berlin, London – Derzeit's partner blog in the UK

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The fourth blog DERZEIT has collaborated with and whose author we’d like to call our ambassador in the UK: Lee Dales, master of the avant-garde kaleidoscopic, vibrating menswear fashion blog “Parrots and Peacocks!”. Since late 2011, the blog is meant “for guys in patterned ties, and blokes who like their statement coats. Color is the [...]

On The Subject Of…Berlin, Berlin – Derzeit's partner plog in the German capital

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This post is about, or let’s say “On the Subject of…”: Anne Bitterwolf and Susanne Treumann, two fashion lovers who jointly run one of the smartest fashion-and-art blogs from Berlin. DERZEIT has teamed up with the duo to spread the word about Fashion Week Berlin’s designers, because we appreciate their excellent taste and keen observations. [...]

Le ModalogueBerlin, Paris – Derzeit's partner blog in France

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  DERZEIT is in a French conversation. Or let’s call it a “Modalogue”, with Christian Poulot. He’s the face and brain behind the outline collage of this French blog who partnered up with DERZEIT for July 2012. Christian agreed on publishing a selection of our catwalk reviews to give the Parisians a lesson in Berlin style. [...]

FrizzifrizziBerlin, Bologna – Derzeit's partner blog in Italy

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  To share Fashion Week Berlin’s ideas and images, for July 2012 DERZEIT has collaborated with four international fashion blogs. Among them: Frizzifrizzi, a colorful blog based in Bologna, Italy. Derzeit likes their eclectix mix of fashion, design and other inspiring topics such as food! But above all we appreciate Frizzifrizi’s aim to write about 
independent [...]

Marc Phillipe Coudeyre Spring / Summer 2013Derzeit reviews the highlights of Berlin Fashion Week as and when they happen

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– While the designer was delighting in all the guests who had come to “ooh” and “aah” at his collection, I was delighting in the band playing as I entered the studio. A boy and girl duo whose tunes dragged me through the minutes that followed. Because when what felt like the 30th outfit to combine [...]

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

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 The ultra-hip crowd waiting under the marquee at the Babylon cinema was abuzz with anticipation. How could German fashion’s resident bad boy ever possibly outdo himself? Patrick Mohr is well-known for putting on a show, and the promise of a metaMOHRphose was tantalizing. On that front, he certainly delivered, although perhaps differently than anticipated. In [...]

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

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 Pleats, soft as a toadstool’s gills, on the first skirt. Metallic threads, loosely woven and so fine they threaten to break any moment, on the second. The Perret Schaad collection combines nature and technology in a celebration of textile design at its most sophisticated. Their cuts are minimalist but utterly impeccable, sculptural with linen-mohair mixes, [...]

Backstage at the Editorial ShootOrbital Uprise - Issue Four

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                                               – Pictures by Jessica Barthel

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

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Keen observers of Michael Sontag, of which I myself am included, have long since realized his work is something of a continuous progression and not open to the fads and whimsy that other designers often follow. And why should it? You can see there is a clear vision, from someone with the skill to follow [...]

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

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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 [...]

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

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Falling prey to a greater trend of temporal aimlessness, Dietrich Emter’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection mixed influences spanning the entire history of modern fashion without any particular emphasis on a style or trend. Emter has stuck with his ready-to-wear principles – simple cuts and lines augmented by the strategic use of pleats. Coats, pants, blouses, and [...]

Hugo by Hugo Boss Spring / Summer 2013Derzeit reviews the highlights of Berlin Fashion Week as and when they happen

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The ice rink in Berlin Mitte sounds like a promising location for the Hugo Boss show. My imagination is already producing images of models on sleds, ice princesses, ice-stars on windows. The runway submerged in dry ice and ice-cold drinks. None of the above, alas. Not even a popsicle. So why this location I’m asking myself, [...]

Talent to Watch: Martin Niklas WieserWe talk to the designer about fashion, the future, and foreign lands

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I googled you and hardly found anything. Do you think it’s a bit odd that people put so much preparation into interviewing you – that they stalk you a bit? I actually don’t have a big problem with it yet. There’s only one photo of me circulating online where it’s a bit unpleasant for me. I [...]

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

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I would loved to have stayed and swayed with the models through the summer air to the sound of the Siouxsie and the Banshees. Back and forth. Back and forth, turn once, look fabulously bored, and twirl your undone hair – the perfect activity on a day like this. Karaleev’s fashion was like his models, [...]

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

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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 [...]

DERZEIT July 2012, Interstate Afterglow IssueBackstage at the Editorial Shoot

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Pictures by Jessica Barthel

DERZEIT July 2012, Issue 1: Shifted RealmBackstage at the Editorial Shoot

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  Pictures by Alice Kuhn & Jessica Barthel