Philosophy


The color black has always been a stimulating and rich platform for visionary individuals – equal to finding the right frame for a stunning piece of art.

Berlin-based fashion designer Esther Perbandt is known for fashion-creations that express a strong sense of personality, autonomy, interdisciplinary approaches, and individuality. The exciting juxtaposition of uniforms and, at the same time, strong non-binary personalities, always have been a source of inspiration for Esther Perbandt – yet she manages to twist that inspiration into looks that never lack timeless elegance and sexiness. Her pieces are unique and full of character, captivating, deconstructed silhouettes combined with classical tailoring details. Her artful skills  do not aim at dressing people up – they empower individuals, underlining their strength, nourishing their hunger for life and mirroring their ambitions into their environments.

Like almost no other label, Esther Perbandt sticks to her DNA - discovering new approaches - and roots with an inspirational consequence. She metaphorically portrays rainbows in black by applying different materials, haptics, layers and shades. To her, the obvious gets continuously revived, that of the fact that black is colorful, it’s magical, elegant, and graceful. Black accentuates retreat and distinction, it gathers light and maintains the heat. It’s full of peace but also of rebellion and destruction. Rich, nurturing, but also full of decay outlining the entire cycle of life in all its facets.

Esther Perbandt's brand is known today for its unique perspective of a „black is colorful“ approach on fashion design. She is continuously pushing boundaries, and the incredible courage to ceaselessly swim against the current, all of which is strongly connected to Esther Perbandt as an artist and a successful, strong, and confident woman. All her creative outputs reflect her holistic artistic personality. The brand is more than a distinct definition of fashion – it conveys in its  essence the past, present, and future of Berlin lifestyle.

She quickly gained nationwide recognition for her outstanding and breath-taking fashion shows that contextualize the dynamics of contemporary lifestyle. All of her collections and shows are performance-driven and challenge current meta-trends by including mixed-media-art-elements. Her strong and unique art-and-personality-related branding effect in combination with her compelling and deeply moving fashion shows have not only influenced on a local and regional dimension but have also catapulted Esther Perbandt on the global parquet of the most influential avant-garde fashion designers of our times.