Design in Berlin
With all the fashion trends in Berlin today, some think it is
only a matter of time before the city makes its way to the top
of the fashion world.
David Ubl is a budding fashion
designer who attends Esmod, a fashion school in the city. He
will graduate this year and has studied at three different
design schools. He said he thinks Esmod is one of the best
schools for fashion design.
“The way they teach is
perfect,” he said. The students spend a lot of time working on
their own and making their own deadlines.
Ubl, 23, draws a lot of his
inspiration from the Internet and everyday life in Berlin. He
often gets ideas while riding on the subway.
“I love all the different
styles and different areas of Berlin,” he said. “You can get
He is currently working on his
diploma collection, City Creativity, which focuses on the
creative people in the city.
“The creative people always
need more time and four hands because they are doing so many
things at the same time,” he said.
Each outfit in this collection
has a second pair of sleeves that can be tied around the body in
He recently was selected from
1,652 entrants to receive the Hemple Gold Award. He was flown
to Beijing, China, to show his collection at the opening of the
city’s fashion week.
According to Ubl, Berlin is
already the strongest fashion capital in Germany. The city is
going to continue to gain strength over the next couple of
“I hope that in 10 years
Berlin could be so strong,” he said.