New Lookbook for the Fashion Label SLOE Berlin. With Timm Häneke, Photos: Claudia Crassl. 2013

SLOE_Prunus spinosa (blackthorn or sloe). The specific name spinosa is a Latin term indicating the pointed and thornlike spur shoots characteristic of this species. The common name „blackthorn“ is due to the thorny nature of the shrub, and its very dark bark. The word commonly used for the fruit, „sloe“ comes from Old English slāh