Tag: shopping in berlin
Keeping It Sustainable, Yet Fashionable at WeDress
WeDress Collective is a Berlin based start up founded by Jasmin Huber. For this episode of Before Tacky a discussion on the inspiration behind the sustainable app and platform available both online and physical at Galeries Lafayette. Rent a piece, return it.
Now On My Radar
I got invited to an event from the Superdry’s public relations team to check out the store, look over the pieces and choose what I would like to wear. Who turns down free clothes?Admittingly, the brand was not on my radar. I met the team at their event in Florence at Pitti Uomo, yet for […]
Anyone For A Glass
Galeries Lafayette Berlin is having a bit of a celebration and all are invited, Festival of Wines. Harvest season ended recently, that means a lot of bottles to open. The French department in Berlin’s Mitte district is holding a festival. A great selection of reds, whites and sparkling were placed on the basement floor. Having […]
At the KaDeWe 2021
The usual KaDeWe Christmas visit happened recently. Was this visit the same as previous years? NO. Covid pass to enter, fewer buyers and a feeling of melancholy for the what has passed. But it is nice to visit Berlin’s famed store.
Black Friday Shopping 2021
To do the same thing over and over again while expecting a different outcome is insanity. Einstein For the second Christmas in Berlin the city has been placed on Covid restrictions. Did it work last year? It’s according who you ask. Back to where we started from in 2021. The difference from 2020: 2G and […]
The Pain & The Pleasure
AGAIN! Another reopening, in time for the summer. We have been through this before. A part of me thinks these lockdowns are a trail run for a societal behaviormodification program. But, a least the city opened again. Life is sort of normal. Whatever that means in 2021. I decided to meet a good friend at the […]
Click and Meet Berlin
Today I got a message from the KaDeWe regarding my Click and Meet experience. How do I out it? Horrible. If I ever wanted to feel what it was like to live in the U.S.S.R circa 1972. I had a taste of it on Saturday at 1:00, standing outside in the cold wet weather waiting […]
KADEWE Part 2
Shopping at the KaDeWe two days before Christmas.
A Surreal KU on a Sunday
I went to Berlin’s main shopping street KuDamm yesterday on Sunday before Christmas to take in the surreal scene.
Empty on Christmas
Normally, the last weekend before Christmas stores bustle. During this season retailers earn as much as 50% of their yearly income. Not this year, all is closed because of the latest lock down. I visited a neighborhood mall. Three more stores have permanently closed. Brick and mortar retail will have fewer and fewer locales after […]