The Berlin Salon returns

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After a two-year break, the Berliner Salon was able to take place again as a physical event for the first time on September 6th. Under the title “Committed to Responsibility”, 35 German labels will present their current collections in the Kraftwerk Berlin as part of a spatial installation.

The Berlin Salon in the Kraftwerk – Isabel Leonhardt

The initiators Christiane Arp and Nowadays Managing Director Marcus Kurz, with the support of the Berlin Senate for Economics, Energy and Companies, selected fashion, jewelry and accessories labels that act responsibly and in a forward-looking manner for the exhibition.

“With 35 participating design labels from Germany, the Berliner Salon is the heart of Berlin Fashion Week. The designers impressively demonstrated the importance of sustainable materials and production methods for current collections,” says Ramona Pop, Senator for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises in Berlin.

Even if the rush of visitors did not come around noon, according to Ramona Pop, the group exhibition sets an example for the strength of the German fashion location and underlines the role of Berlin as a stimulating creative metropolis.

The omnipresent themes of “Circularity” and “Transparency” were in the foreground of the group exhibition this season. With the integration of manufactories and craftsmanship, the organizers wanted to make it clear how important transparent production processes are in the creation of collections and products.

On view were designs by Aeyde, Dawid Tomaszewski, Horizn Studios, Isabel Vollrath, Karen Jessen, Lala Berlin, Mykita, Odeeh, René Storck, Rianna + Nina, Vickermann & Stoya, Vladimir Karaleev and William Fan.

“With the orientation of the Berlin Salon, we are emphasizing the need for future-oriented and conscious design and giving responsible labels in and from Germany a stage. Of course, all aspects of sustainability play a role for us, such as regionality, transparency, craftsmanship, value chains, Reuse, resources and dealing with people and nature, “explains Marcus Kurz, Managing Director Nowadays.

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