Coffee Table Book | “Fashion Germany” by Martina Rink
The new coffee-table 208-page book titled “Fashion Germany”: Kreative. Storys. Trends, is curated by Martina Rink and published by Prestel in German and English editions. This book is for Germans, Fashion lovers and students who may think they know fashion, but have the lust to learn more. Germany has for along time had a presence in Fashion. Designers such as Jil Sander, Markus Lupfer, Dorothee Schumacher and Karl Lagerfeld, photographers such as Peter Lindbergh, Kristian Schuller and Armin Morbach; PR power houses such as Nouveau-PF, BPCM and Karla OTTO, model bookers and models such as Johannes Huebl, Claudia Schiffer and Heidi Klum have become world-famous icons. This is the German bible of the who’s who in German Fashion. You will have to pick up this coffee table book to learn more about all the creative talent and emerging names to know coming from Germany.
The book brings all of these well-known names together in one book plus the new names in the game such as the team behind the German luxury brand Porsche Design Group, Tom Rebl, Tillman Lauterbach, Kavier Gauche, and Philipp Plein. The interests in everything German has exploded in the last few years, as the country has become an international hub for fashion, design and art. The country has become a major player in the world of fashion by telling the inside story of the designers, creative directors, stylists, photographers and journalists, are included in the book and who have placed Germany on the fashion and lifestyle radar. The author Martina Rink, wrote her first book about her experience in fashion while working for the late, “Isabella Blow. ” In an interview with WWD, she stated that “the Germans are way too modest about what they do and there are loads of them out there playing in the top leagues of international fashion.”
With “Fashion Germany” Martina Rink has set out to make a change in the way the world views the German Fashion industry. The coffee-table/picture book is filled with examples of the talent that Germany has to offer with exclusive interviews, notes, scribbles on note paper, daily calendar entries from fashion bloggers, to photos from photographers and sketches from illustrators.
Today a label reading “Made in Germany” suggests German luxury, durability and minimalist ethics. With more high fashion coming out of Germany the book was written at the right moment. Germany is a country to watch for both creative talent, fashion and luxury style. “Fashion Germany” by Martina Rink is your exclusive guide to German Fashion. As a German native and fashion insider, Rink’ has earned her badge as German fashion influencer. With her experience in the fashion industry and her passion for expanding German fashion industry led to her second book. Rink went with what she knew and felt there was a niche in the market and ceased the chance to launch her second coffee-table book. Martina Rink and her book “Made in Germany” have made a name for itself in the world of fashion and repositioned Germany and German fashion on the global fashion map.