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National and international buyers, media representatives and fashion enthusiasts meet twice a year for Berlin Fashion Week to be inspired by current trends and to develop business contacts. The upcoming Berlin Fashion Week will take place from January 16th to 21st, 2023. In January 2023, the fashion week will show the collections of designers from Berlin, Germany and the Ukraine in the “Berlin Contemporary” format.

Conferences, festivals and expert talks will also take place as part of the “BFW Multiplicator Events”, including a three-day event in the Kantgaragen with the Berliner Salon, a new platform for sustainable fashion as well as an event day of the Berlin Fashion Hub, the We4Fashion Day - a joint presentation of established fashion labels, the Melagance Order Festival, the 202030 - the Berlin Fashion Summit, a multi-day diversity festival of the record Berlin and an upcycling conference organized by Studio 183. The fashion fairs Premium and Seek, which are taking place at the same time on the exhibition grounds, are again part of the Berlin Fashion Week.

Many accompanying networking events such as the Opening Reception, the Fireside Chat and other receptions round off the Berlin Fashion Week.

All information can be found from December 14 at: fashionweek.berlin/kalender-2023.html


Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Operations/ Project Future

Since 2007, the Senate Administration has made a significant contribution to the development of the fashion industry and the Fashion Week through its state initiative Projekt Zukunft with grants and orders well over 20 million euros. The competition with the categories "Berlin Contemporary" (fashion shows/presentations), "BFW Multiplier Events" and "Studio2Retail" (shop and studio events) was initiated by the Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Businesses and was implemented by the Fashion Council Germany. The formats and fashion shows in January 2023 are being funded with around 1.5 million euros by the Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises.

Throughout the year, the joint presentations for Paris Fashion Week, other presentation options as part of art events, the development of a digital guide for upcycling used clothing (A-Gain Guide) and the Vorn - The Berlin Fashion Hub on the topics of sustainability and digitization will also be supported .

Further information: https://projektzukunft.berlin.de/themen/modewirtschaft

Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft und Technologie GmbH has been responsible for location marketing around Berlin Fashion Week since 2007. On behalf of the Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Operations, Berlin Partner develops the key visual, which is used for outdoor advertising in the city, for media cooperations with national and international magazines and newspapers as well as all relevant social media channels. The portal www.fashion-week-berlin.com, with its calendar overview of all Berlin Fashion Week events, is being further developed with the aim of consolidating Berlin's position as an international fashion metropolis. 

Further information: https://www.berlin-partner.de/