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!

Zooming in on Reality StudioOur extended conversation with fashion designer Svenja Specht

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Whether she’s sending models through the city on bikes or organizing a guerilla presentation on some stretch of wasteland, Svenja Specht makes reality her fashion studio. This season she surprises us once again: with no presentation. In her Prenzlauer Berg studio, she talked to DERZEIT about moods and moves. What values and principles does your label [...]

Talking to LiarsOur extended conversation with Aaron Hemphill


– LA based Art-Rockers Liars are constantly reinventing themselves. Their sixth studio album WIXIW is a paradigm for how to deal with electronica and samples these days. We talked to Aaron Hemphill about places to live, clothes to wear, and what it’s like to work with Beck and Depeche Mode and still be sort of underground. If you [...]

Cathleen NaundorfMoments in luxury compiled


German-born and Paris-based Cathleen Naundorf has a passion for haute couture and Polaroids, and unites these disparate extravagances in her photography. The results are totally unique, one-off images, capturing sartorial works of art from Parisian couture houses including Dior and Chanel. For Derzeit’s last edition in January we talked to the photographer about her work. [...]

Leo Babsky’s objects of desireAn exhibition at the Comme des Garçons Pocket Store Berlin


How to attract affluent or appearing-to-be-so Mitte hipsters? Invite them to an exhibition opening with free drinks. Last month, Comme des Garçons introduced a gallery space at the very back of their new Black shop on Linienstraße. Leo Babsky’s small solo exhibition “Total Stature” will be on show until June 20th. We’ve had a quick [...]

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 [...]

Some questions for Cora Isabel David


  Studio Visit ___ Cora Isabel David is busy. The 27-year-old designer is currently involved in several different shows, at Wedding Dress #5, at the Showroom-Meile, and as a nominee of the P&C Designer for Tomorrow Award at the tent. Her studio and flat are in the heart of Kreuzberg at Kottbusser Damm.  If your current collection was [...]