Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Years ago, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz acquired a big private collection including works by Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956) ), one of the main Bauhaus artists. A show opens at Museum am Theaterplatz July 8 (image: “Villa on the Beach”)
From India to Bavaria and Andalusia: Traditional dress is back in style. Need some inspiration? Here’s a brief guide.
It’s a wrap
A sari can consist of up to nine meters of billowing silk. The Indian garment is sold only in one size – along with a matching swatch of fabric that is used to make an underskirt and a bodice.
The secret language of bows
Country style? Not really. Even 150 years ago, dirndls were very popular amongst the stylish set in cities. Remember the code: Ladies with a bow tied on the right are spoken for; those with a bow on the left are single.
Flamenco dresses, with their tight waists, bright colors and patterns, deep flounces around the skirt and sleeves, are typically worn on festive occasions. Want your own? Check the second-hand stores in Andalusia – or rent one for a day.
Marc Chagall’s portrait of Elise Goulandris is one of the works going on display at the new Goulandris Museum of Contemporary Art from October 1. It is part of the collection of shipping tycoon Basil Goulandris, which is being shown publicly for the first time.