Berliners are known for having an alternative lifestyle, and such reflects in their clothing. However, they can put together the craziest socks with a loose suit and orange tie and still look amazing. Berliners may not always follow trends, but they have such a unique style that makes them, ironically, never go out of style. The freedom of Berlin is extended to wardrobes, and its inhabitants have one of the hardest styles to imitate, yet one of the easiest to envy. Dare to experience this fashion liberty too, and find out the secrets that make Berlin’s style so unique.
Don’t Be Afraid To Go Old-Fashioned
It’s no surprise some fashion trends remained in the closet throughout the years in this historical city. Berliners know to have fun with a classic suit or an elegant dress, and they use acid wash denim and round glasses to top it off.
Show Off Your Favorite Band Or Movie In Your Wardrobe
They are super practical when biking, and you won’t have to worry about people stealing from you.
Loose And Retro Winter Jackets
It can get insanely cold during winter, and nobody can leave home without a good warm coat. Some people opt for a regular winter jacket while others dress in more fashionable attire and wear an old-fashioned jacket. They can have fur on the collarbone or they can be loose and made out of leather. Other jackets are denim with corduroy sleeves. There is always an opportunity to embrace style in Berlin, even in subzero temperatures.
What About Socks?
Not even the socks are left it out when it comes to having fun with fashion. Dots, stripes or plain, Berliners like their socks and show them off with pride.
All Cats Are Gray In The Dark
When the night falls and clubs open, Berlin goes dark. Wearing black is a requirement to get into the iconic club Berghain, and it’s an unspoken dress code after the sun goes down. Take your black shirts, dresses and trousers, and enjoy one of the best night scenes in the world.
Comfort Is Sexy
One thing is for sure: whatever one wears, a Berliner’s first priority is comfort, because nobody can have fun when wearing painful shoes or a blouse that is too tight – and going to Berlin and not having fun is a big contradiction. So remember, no matter what you put on, go have fun.
KEEN TO EXPLORE THE WORLD?
Connect with like-minded people on our premium trips curated by local insiders and with care for the world
Since you are here, we would like to share our vision for the future of travel - and the direction Culture Trip is moving in.
Culture Trip launched in 2011 with a simple yet passionate mission: to inspire people to go beyond their boundaries and experience what makes a place, its people and its culture special and meaningful — and this is still in our DNA today. We are proud that, for more than a decade, millions like you have trusted our award-winning recommendations by people who deeply understand what makes certain places and communities so special.
Increasingly we believe the world needs more meaningful, real-life connections between curious travellers keen to explore the world in a more responsible way. That is why we have intensively curated a collection of premium small-group trips as an invitation to meet and connect with new, like-minded people for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in three categories: Culture Trips, Rail Trips and Private Trips. Our Trips are suitable for both solo travelers, couples and friends who want to explore the world together.
Culture Trips are deeply immersive 5 to 16 days itineraries, that combine authentic local experiences, exciting activities and 4-5* accommodation to look forward to at the end of each day. Our Rail Trips are our most planet-friendly itineraries that invite you to take the scenic route, relax whilst getting under the skin of a destination. Our Private Trips are fully tailored itineraries, curated by our Travel Experts specifically for you, your friends or your family.
We know that many of you worry about the environmental impact of travel and are looking for ways of expanding horizons in ways that do minimal harm - and may even bring benefits. We are committed to go as far as possible in curating our trips with care for the planet. That is why all of our trips are flightless in destination, fully carbon offset - and we have ambitious plans to be net zero in the very near future.