Berlin, Stockholm, Copenhagen, & Kiev

During fashion month, many of the cities with smaller fashion weeks get overlooked. While excitement about the rapidly approaching New York Fashion week rises, the collections from Berlin, Stockholm, Copenhagen, and Kiev have already finished showing.

Below are some of my favorites from each of these four fashion weeks.  I would have to say Stockholm and Kiev tie for overall favorite weeks.  But the collection from Baum and Pferdgarten (Copenhagen) takes first place for my favorite collection.

Berlin Fashion Week

Fall fashion week in Berlin featured lots of black, which is both the chicest of colors and also an archetype of German fashion.  This season in particular designers drew inspiration from the punk styles of the 90s, the new Star Wars film, and fetishwear.

Augustin Teboul

Augustin Teboul Fall 2016 Berlin

The combination of a blazer, bandeau top, and skinny jeans is a fit we have seen on runways and celebrities for seasons.  Even the pairing of socks with pumps, while rare, is not novel.  Despite the popularity of this proportion, Teboul has given us a new way to wear it.

Teboul’s collections are influenced by fetishwear, and this fall features a unique way to style fishnets that I personally cannot get enough of.  Worn under a skirt or skinny pant and yet over socks and with a high enough waist to show under a crop top, the fishnets give a textural element to a look we’ve now seen a thousand times.

While I love the look of the black fishnets over red socks, I would like to see this done with beige-nude fishnets over black socks, still with black pants and shoes.

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