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)
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.
Following a string of deadly incidents in Bangladesh’s garment industry, German sports gear maker Adidas is encouraging workers in the factories of its Asian suppliers to text grievances about their working conditions.
What is identity, and who has the right to define us? English Theatre Berlin poses these questions in the production, "Schwarz gemacht," an exploration into the Afro-German experience in 1938 Berlin.
Forget lederhosen. From "bollenhuts" to bonnets, Germany's various regions have a rich history of traditional dress. These colorful costumes are pulled from the closet for special affairs like weddings or festivals.
Prostitution is intriguing, but if you don't want to partake first hand, it's difficult to get an insiders' view. The Red Light Secrets museum in Amsterdam now gives tourists the chance to literally get an insiders' view - from the famed windows where sex workers advertise in the red light district.
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Ask people what German bands they've heard of, and they're likely to say Rammstein or Kraftwerk. But Germany's pop landscape is diverse with a lot to discover. DW presents concerts and portraits in this monthly podcast.
Each week our Arts.21 reporters scour Germany's cultural scene and present you with a selection of their best finds.
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