Berlin Alternative Fashion Week that aims to showcase the rise of independent designers. It’s a platform that wants to connect genre-breaking innovators with established contemporaries in the fields of fashion, music, and art.

Established in 2014 Berlin Alternative Fashion Week has collaborated with over 100 designers, brands, and artists from more than 50 cities.

Young designers are encouraged to let their artistic energy run wild and turn creative visions into reality on the runway. It is a fashion week that celebrates non-conformity and one which challenges gender roles and restrictive attitudes. 


  • Reality check

    It's time for a reality check: ZEIT ONLINE talked to me about my finances for their column Kontoauszug (German for bank statement). If you were wondering what made me choose this career ... it was very obviously not for financial reasons. Building a career as a freelancer takes guts and a lot of persistence. But to...
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  • Sexy, yummy, wonderful!

    Thank you for a totally awesome, exciting, inspiring, sweaty, sexy, adventurous, challenging, insane, fun, groovy, yummy, bold, wonderful 2017! I was absolutely lucky to perform and create with such a bunch of inspiring artists, and teach my classes and workshops for so many talented young dancers. I performed 36 shows in 7 countries, spent 9...
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  • Secretly gaining momentum

    The 6th BERLIN ALTERNATIVE FASHION WEEK is over, with 10.000 visitors attending the 15 runway shows, the design market and CHRISTEENE's absolutely stunning closing performance at Halle am Berghain. Maison Mason's collection BODYDISMORPHIA was one of the undisputed highlights among audience and critics alike, and I had a great time opening Patrick's show. You can watch...
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