Maia Schoenfelder

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From fin-de-siècle brooches and Art Deco earrings to leopard-print pumps and weaved leather handbags, these shops are the best of the best when it comes to vintage accessories. Read more

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Though some stock a normal range of vintage items, these shops specialise in original designs and big-name labels, from collectors’ kicks to haute couture. Read more

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Fringed suede, floral peasant dresses, GDR Olympic dancing skirts: from mod to détente, these shops will leave you feelin’ groovy and dressed for the revolution. Read more


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Rev your engines, backcomb that beehive and head to one of these reservoirs of retro-cool and glamour. From 1950s baby doll dresses and petty coats to 1960s leather jackets there’s plenty to satisfy any modern-day Marlon or Marilyn. Read more

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Turn up the decadence and glamour. Whether you’re more of a corseted Belle Époque contessa, a silent-era diva, a roaring flapper or a 1940s urbanite, these vintage troves will get you ready for your close-up. Read more


This is where Berlin’s Nina Hagen acolytes and Kate Moss clones go to get their nostalgic fashion fix. Sequined colour-blocked sweaters and perfectly acid washed denim at these shops will take you all the way from “Material Girl” to "Miss World”. Read more


In the midst of Fashion Week, Berlin's first ever vintage fair, Toast & Jam, rocked the best fashion of the decades on the catwalk. If you missed it, take a look here! Read more


Katja Munoz and Dana Kikic. The New Yorker and Belgrade native are the hands behind the new label Jewel & Wool, giving us stylish tips right as the Berlin Fashion Week launches. Read more


Fashion Week has ended, the visiting hordes have left the city and Berlin's first ever vintage fair, Toast & Jam, was a smash! If you missed out or are still hankering for a retro fix, here are the 27 shops you should know about. Read more


Sourcing your food locally can actually lead you on an exotic gastronomic adventure filled with plenty: here we explore the beautiful beasts and the big birds. Read more

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Want to make those Triassic-themed cookies for your paleontologist friend? Or maybe just good ol' fashioned German christmas cookies and cakes are your thing. CakeVille has everything you need to get baking. Read more

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Man of Shadows sets itself up with the tried and true Halloween tricks, but who isn't looking for that on All Hallow's Eve? The Theatre of Shadows' production delivers the holiday's creepy and silly bite. Read more

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Winter may well be on the out, but rummaging inside is fun regardless of what it's like outside. Berlin’s got a roofed emporium for every taste – from the DIY hipster to the kitsch connoisseur. Read more

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