Fetish Fun goes Underground in Berlin

Underground Catwalk, Berlin, Fashion Week, Fetish Fashion

A Marilyn-inspired, and somewhat hairy Micaela Schaefer

Fetish fashion with Underground Catwalk at Berlin Fashion Week…

The U-bahn in Berlin is a positive breeding ground for quirky-yet-cool creatives, Deutsch-side it seems they are thoroughly forward thinking in the style stakes. And no more so than on the 4th of this month, when latex, tattoos, zips, chains and fake hair came in abundance in name of the Underground Catwalk.

Slap bang in the middle of the city’s Fashion Week, 600 special ticket holders were taken on an exclusive route through the subway whilst music blared and scantily-clad models paraded the aisles and brushed laps.

Underground Catwalk, Berlin, Fashion Week, Fetish Fashion

A fetishists wet dream, neon nymphs hung from train poles, women were coated in patent-leather and German hunks kept it simple with metallic sculptures decorating their dongs.

Underground Catwalk, Berlin, Fashion Week, Fetish Fashion

A fantastic and indeed fun platform for emerging designers to exhibit during Fashion Week at a fraction of the cost of their own show, Underground Catwalk sums up the atmosphere Berlin Fashion Week creates. Far less focused on Haute Couture and exclusivity, Berlin allows for extravagance by means of the bizarre whilst building a strong network of young local design talent. As the event’s director Alexander van Hessen puts it, “You wouldn’t drink champagne here, but beer or whisky.” Quite.

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