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Elderly women across Russia are often seen selling their hand-knitted wares on pavement corners for a few rubles to supplement meagre pensions.
Now a new Instagram project aims to change the public perception of their homely skills by promoting “granny chic” and help the women sell their knitted mittens, socks and other items online.
Date17.01.2019 | 12:37
Tagselderly women, fashion, granny chic, Instagram, knitting, pension, russia, widow, women's rights
It’s only three words on a T-shirt or embroidered on a denim jacket in Palestinian designer Yasmeen Mjalli’s collection, but they carry a powerful message: “Not your habibti”, or darling.
She sees the clothes as helping empower Palestinian women facing unwelcome male attention in public.
Date15.01.2019 | 13:30
TagsArab, BabyFist, fashion, Gaza, harassment, Hassan Shehada, Instagram, Israel, Not your habibti, Palestina, taboo, women's rights, Yasmeen Mjalli
The photos in the window promise much: languorous, kohl-rimmed eyes and bright, bold nails — but once you enter the beauty parlours of Kabul, it becomes clear the images outside are a pale reflection of the vibrant reality inside.
Date18.12.2018 | 11:53
TagsAfghanistan, beauty, body waxing, celebrity, fashion, hairdryer, Henna, varnish, women's rights
Sustainable fashion is becoming more mainstream thanks to eco-friendly fashion bloggers and industry heavyweights doing their bit. But the turbo consumerism of the fast fashion phenomenon remains a serious problem.
Date18.09.2018 | 11:37
Tagseco-friendly, environment, Environmentally friendly, Ethical Consumer, fashion, garment, Germany, Mia Marjanovic, Rank a Brand, sustainable fashion
Fast fashion churns environmental destruction as fast as seasonal trends. So how does sustainability become trendy? As anything does in 2018: on Instagram, one fashion blogger tells DW.
Date18.09.2018 | 11:01
TagsEllen MacArthur Foundation, environmentalism, fashion, glamour, Hey Lila Hey, Instagram, Mia Marjanovic
Tofu is delicious and many Indonesians love tofu. But the waste from tofu production can lead to water pollution. These women from Yogyakarta are transforming waste into clothing.
Date15.03.2018 | 13:54
With an eye on the German capital’s creative potential, the Berlin Fashion Week seeks to position itself in the world of fashion. This year, it should have reacted to the #MeToo debate, says DW’s columnist Gero Schliess.
Date21.01.2018 | 14:00
Tags#MeToo, #sexism, Anna Wintour, Berlin Fashion Week, Bruce Weber, fashion, Germany, Last Heirs, Mario Testina, sexual harassment, Vogue