Berlin Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2014/15: What We Loved

17 January 2014 by

Modernist concrete, pretzels and Currywurst aside (not forgetting - those cute old-school film passport-booths that only cost 2 Euros a strip) we landed home yesterday with lots of fond fashion-focused memories of Berlin.

The week was a very real reminder of the fashion month madness to come (including the perenially forgettable need for waterproof everything and the joy of cabs). A major European hub of creativity, the capital offered us a smörgåsbord (yes we know that's not German but, it works) of new brands and exciting takes on style that are off our beloved beaten track - NY-London-Milan-Paris. Let us share our top 6 with you:

1. Schumacher

A brand that has long been on our radar but their new Autumn Winter 14/15 collection was truly delicious. With inspiring styling on the catwalk (the textural three-tier layering was bang-on) and some very well-heeled Schumacher girls at the store's after-party - we were totally under the sleek and chic brand's spell.

Schumacher Autumn/Winter 14/15 - the bejewelled gloves and OTK leather boots beneath a longer flicky skirt - genius [Getty]

2. Marc Cain

The Marc Cain show was full of glorious coats - we especially love this teddy bear number teamed with a Sophia Loren-like head scarf. The flirty skirts and super-soft side sweeps were a joy too.

Marc Cain Autumn/Winter 14/15 [Marc Cain]

3. Our Blogger Crush

We couldn't help but spot lovely Danish model and blogger Pernille Teisbak on every front-row; here she is at Schumacher. Her arm/finger/hand candy and tattoos make her worth a follow @Lookdepernille

Pernille Teisbak FROW-ing at Schumacher [Getty]

4. Filippa K

OK so she's not German but showed in the beautiful store in Tiergarten - all soft cashmeres, luxurious wool coats and effortless Skandi-cool. Another side-sweep that stole our hearts too.

Filippa K Autumn/Winter 14/15 [pics, Filippa K & @Grazia_Live]

5. Lala Berlin

So we've known about Lala Berlin for some time but rather enjoyed their new take on winter warmers: sweaters are the new scarves - it's a thing.

Lala Berlin Autumn/Winter 14/15 [Getty]

6. Killian Kerner

Our fave look from Killian Kerner - we're all about the sweater and skirt combo at Grazia HQ right now. This over sized pairing from Killian including fabulous A-line metallics was a winner.

A few joys from the uber cool city - we're already looking at flights back.


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