Fashion Week Wrap-Up from Berlin (#804)
Series: A Week of Fashion, Wrap Up - We look at how chief hairstylist Andre Martens kept on top of things at the Berlin Fashion Week while juggling a team of 40 people and preparing the models for the many shows.
Youth Olympics in Innsbruck - The Youth Olympics are new on the Olympic calendar since the summer of 2010 when they were inaugurated in Singapore. Now the winter edition is taking place for the first time in Innsbruck, Austria, a city with a long-time Olympic tradition. Taking part in these games for the host nation is Nina Prock, who's following a well worn family track.
Germany's Most Beautiful Family - The Roses have a tradition of doing exceptionally well in beauty contests, having won nine of them already. We profile this German family, including Gianna who entered her first contest in 2009, and her brother Almondy who is Mister Germany.
The Slovenian City of Maribor - We profile the Slovenian city which is a European Capital of Culture for 2012. We visit the Carmina Slovenica Choir, the city's Art Gallery, and one of the world's oldest vineyards.
Furniture Trends at the imm International Furniture Show in Cologne -The imm Cologne International Furniture Show allows about 1200 exhibitors from 54 countries to present their wares. German trend expert Katrin Neelsen guides us through some of the things we can expect to see in the near future. One of the biggest trends is a return to the roots: Having furniture made of natural wood.
Brigg Umbrellas - Swaine Adeney Brigg makes exclusive umbrellas and has been providing the British Royals with them since 1893. The company also makes props for films. We paid them a visit. [26 minutes]
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