025 The State of (Fashion) 2021

The hey woman! flea market is on! PLUS Vanessa Nakate and the UN Climate Change Conference

Hi friends,

the hw! fall/winter online sale is live!! Check out the heartwarmingly curated pieces HERE - I hope they will find happy new homes and will make you feel chic/warm/cozy.

In a trend report by Business of Fashion and McKinsey for 2021, a boost for optimizing towards a circular economy in the fashion industry was already predicted. So we are all inline right there.

Let me know if you are interested in taking part of a potential community version or have any ideas on how to extend this feature among the valuable readers of this newsletter/IG followers via Email.

Have a lovely Sunday,

Julia 🔮


  • Cover Story Vanessa Nakate, founder of the Rise Up climate movement and the Vash Green Schools Project, which aims to install solar panels on all of Uganda's 24,000 schools, shares an excerpt of her book “A Bigger Picture: My Fight to Bring a New African Voice to the Climate Crisis” in TIME magazine (LINK)

  • Documentary A former animal research laboratory, known as the Mäusebunker, is a unique work of brutalist architecture but the city of Berlin is unsure about its preservation. Film maker Nathan Eddy produced a noteworthy 40 min clip - only live until EOD (LINK)

  • Movie Based on the international bestseller by economist Thomas Piketty, Capital in the Twenty-First Century explains wealth vs. power and breaks the popular assumption that the accumulation of capital runs hand in hand with social progress, and shines a new light on today’s growing inequalities (LINK)

  • Dance Sold out in felt minutes and no chance to snatch a ticket for Forsythe I Eyal at Staatsballett Berlin/Unter den Linden, I watched old footage of mastermind choreographer Sharon Eyal’s work on repeat (LINK)

  • Food There is a new culinary experience in town and they solely cook over wood fire.🌳 They serve a multi course menu on Friday nights in changing locations, check out Ember (LINK)

  • Award Loved to see the diversity among winners and keynote speakers at Edition F’s yearly ceremony, including Awet Tesfaiesus, Natalya Nepomnyashcha, Anastasia Umrik. See the full recap of the event via (LINK)


JOBS (all f/m/d and in Berlin or remote, if not stated otherwise)

  • Senior Graphic Designer for new Berlin office // Apartamento Studios. Tasks: working on a wide range of visual design projects, including identity and branding assignments, graphic design for print and digital, as well as editorial and spatial design. Reach out to Marco Velardi (LINK)

  • Corporate and Policy Communications Manager, DACH and CEE // AirBnb. Tasks: educate the public about the Airbnb Community, highlight the positive social and economic impact of our platform, and help highlight in press how we work together with regulators and tourism organisations on common-sense rules for home sharers (LINK)

  • Senior Kundenberater*in // Sapera, eine kreative Unternehmensberatung mit Schwerpunkt Diversität, Inklusion und Science. Full Remote möglich, Kunden sind Start ups, Ministerien und Impact kund*innen. Kontaktiere Katrin Kolossa (LINK)

  • MA (Innen-) Architekti*in, Vollzeit, ab sofort // Studio Lineatur. Mind. 4 Jahre Berufserfahrung, Vectorworks skills. Kontaktiere Janis Nachtigall (LINK)

  • Sales Advisor & Aushilfe Sales, Vollzeit/Teilzeit in Frankfurt // Hayashi, No.1 fashion boutique. Kontaktiere Kerstin Görling via Jobs@hayashi-shop.com (LINK)

  • Political Communications Manager:in, maternity cover // Alfred Landecker Stiftung, Tasks: Aktive Unterstützung der Head of External Relations bei der Entwicklung und Umsetzung einer innovativen Stiftungskommunikation (LINK)

  • PR & Communication Intern, full-time // Aeyde, direct-to-consumer footwear and accessories brand. Focus areas: Influencer Marketing, PR, Social Media, Sample & Seeding Logistics. Contact Aline Latifi (LINK)


  • Apartment Swap // Berlin - Bali, Mid December to end of January. Reach out to Jette Lindner via Facebook (LINK)

  • Residency program // The Helmholtz Association provides the opportunity for one artist to engage in dialogue & exchange with scientists at one of its 18 scientific research centers to create an art piece to be showcased in 2022. Apply until Nov 7th (LINK)


  • Nov 1st to 10th // Conference Berlin Science Week. Meet more than 500 researchers, innovators and forward-thinkers in over 200 events – online or live! Topics: Planetary Health & Sustainability, Health & Wellbeing, Tech & Engineering Innovations, Art & Science. Plus there is a physical festival hub aka the BSW Campus at Museum für Naturkunde Berlin on Nov 5th/6th (LINK)

  • Oct 31st to Nov 12th // Conference UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow - There will be broad media coverage on this, thankfully. FT.com will lift their paywall on Nov 3rd, so keep your eyes peeled👀 (LINK)

  • Wednesday, Nov 3rd, 19.30h // Reading Florian Illies presents his recent book "Liebe in Zeiten des Hasses. Chronik eines Gefühls 1929 - 1939" at Babylon Berlin (LINK) - Thank you, Marguerite, for sending this 🙏🏻


Your favorite virtual flea market is on via hey-woman.com/shop including items from The North Face, Barbour, Louis Vuitton, Toteme, Sporty & Rich, Arket, Catbird NY etc.