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Best of Munich

Dazed’s local city editors chose their favourite stories of the year

Earlier this year in March, Dazed and Swatch unveiled a brand new website dedicated to daily, exclusive stories from the world’s most exciting cities and new creative hubs. Satellite Voices is led by our local city editors, on the ground across Tokyo, Paris, Shanghai, Moscow, Munich, Rome, Santiago and Dubai, celebrating each region’s fresh, emerging talent alongside homegrown cultural icons. As a round up of 2011, our city editors pick their favourite Satellite Voices stories in fashion, music, art, film, photography and culture.

Chosen by Sylvia Weber

Fashion: Patrick Mohr
An intimate interview with Munich’s pioneering young, avant garden fashion designer, delving into his studio and inspirations.

Culture: The Author Comes Out at Night
Munich’s notorious party crew and DJ sibling duo KilltheTills turned to literature with a new night and concept celebrating the greatest debauched modern writers in Europe.

Chosen by Lea Rieck

Photography: Gerhardt Kellermann
As constant collaborator with the fashion designer Ayzit Bostan, the photographer and industrial designer has created an inimitable shooting style and rep as one to watch.

Photography: Alicia Freksa
Beautifully real models and candid expressions are at the heart of this fashion photographer’s work. There’s a certain special authenticity, even if most of them are staged.

Chosen by Christine Bierhals

Music: DJ Hell
The multi-talented DJ and iconic head of International Gigolo Records explores Munich, the arts, fashion and of course, new music.

Fashion: Backstage at Renaissance Fashion
This year, Munich was showplace for contemporary Ethiopian fashion curated by renowned fashion designer Markus Lupfer.