Double Trouble: Berlin Fashion Week’s Art Events

From our review of Karl Lagerfeld’s latest photography exhibition to our coverage of Berlin’s most fashionable art people, we at BAPS know that sometimes you need your art with a little dose of fashion. And what better time to celebrate the holy union of couture and contemporary art than Berlin Fashion week? So polish those pumps, break out the fur, and follow our guide to the artiest of Berlin’s fashion week events.


Set the Mood


“Making-of: Karlie Kloss for the MBFW Berlin 2013”

The American model Karlie Kloss was shot by fine art photographer Ryan McGinley for this year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week campaign. Get into the mood for the main event with a fantastic behind the scenes video that details Ryan’s work with Karlie. View online anytime here.


Get Your Gallery On


Epicentro Art – “To Die For” – Jan 15-19

You know you don’t want to miss the official art exhibition of Berlin Fashion Week, especially when the artists Hans Peter Adamski and Iris Schieferstein are showing dresses made of meat, fish, and even hooves.


Darklands – Jesper Waldersten “Vernissage” – Jan 15, 6-10pm

Fine art illustrator Jesper Waldersten enters into an intimate collaboration between art and fashion with his exhibition at cutting edge concept shop Darklands. The opening on January 15th promises drinks, music, and more.


Cruise & Callas Galerie – Julian Zigerli “Happy Tears A/W 2013 Show” – Jan 16, 9pm

If Pampero Collectivo calls it the one fashion week event you don’t want to miss, you know UDK graduate Julian Zigerli’s show at Cuise & Callas Galerie is going to be breathtaking. RSVP to: bff@julianzigerli.com


Put the Art in Party


Ex-Scala – Squat House/ Dandy Diary’s “Berlin Fashion Week Opening Party” – Jan 14th, 10pm-5am

Beloved bloggers Dandy Diary kick off this year’s fashion week with a blowout ode to the punk rock aesthetic. All art aficionados will recognize the urge to be, as the Dandy Diary puts it “fresh as fuck.” Come pierced, come patched, come tattooed and frosted, but make sure you come early to secure a spot on the dance floor. RSVP on Facebook.


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