Your clothes may be trendy, but how smart are they? Designers have created trousers that can speak and jackets that are even capable of calling for help in an emergency. You may just have to rethink your wardrobe.
Looking back on her lingerie empire of 50 years, Heide Meyer tells DW how intimate apparel - as well as her clientele - has evolved throughout the decades. Most women still wear the wrong size bra, she says. (05.12.2013)
Berlin attracts more and more tourists each year, who help buoy the city's budget. But some residents would rather give up the money and keep Berlin's flair for themselves. (04.10.2013)
The fashion industry produces tons of waste. One small label in Berlin is making the most of it, however, and creating chic tops and accessories from discarded materials. (05.07.2013)
On April 24 last year, a factory building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1,100 textile workers. A year later, the survivors are still struggling to come to terms with the tragedy, writes DW's Grahame Lucas.
To mark the first anniversary of the collapse of Rana Plaza, a factory building in Dhaka, on April 24 last year, two women from Bangladesh are visiting Germany to appeal for compensation for the victims.
The EU has told Bangladesh to improve clothing factory safety or risk losing preferential access for exports to Europe. In Dhaka workers have vented fury during May Day protests over last week's fatal factory collapse.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, one of Latin America's most widely acclaimed authors, died at home in Mexico City on Thursday. The Nobel laureate, whose fame drew comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles Dickens, was 87.
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Trading and owning Nazi objects is legal almost everywhere in the world, but a scheduled auction in Paris has stirred up controversy and has brought back the discussion how to best deal with Nazi memorabilia.
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