i just pop'd over to mahret's excellent fartguide blog and found a new entry on german fashion designers which featured a bit of latex as detailing. she commented:
Germany is slow - we already knew that. And it's absolutely unfashionable - with some exceptions. We don't have proper fashion blogs and no cathy horyn, suzy menkes or whoever... just a bunch of more or less boring magazines (some exceptions here aswell) and... anyway. I was surprised to find an interview of Marios Schwab in the current issue of the Spiegel's (major German news magazine) supplement Kulturspiegel. Unfortunately it's - surprise - in German, but I simply had to post it...
go to her blog to see more of the fashion scans from teh feature and the rest of her comments.