This week’s Nordic Model Spotlight covers small- town girl Kolfinna Kristófersdóttir, whose name is almost as long as her legs. Known for her dark hair and striking eyes, Kolfinna Kristófersdóttir sets a new beauty standard for the Nordic woman. Even though she comes from a remote area, this small- town girl makes a name for herself in the big cities.
Hometown: Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland
How she was discovered: Kolfinna Kristófersdóttir was recruited by a modeling agency whilst working at a clothing store in Iceland.
What she is famous for: Cover stories for Russh, Vision Chia, and i-D. Featured as a Top 10 Newcomer by models.com as well as a feature in Teen Vouge for models to in watch 2012. Walked for Acne, Christopher Kane, Fendi, Bottega Veneta, and Marni.
Style Summarized: Think dark Nordic grunge, almost reminiscent of a Icelandic winter night. Her color pallet is usually restricted to neutral colors with the occasional appearance of red and blue. Her clear influence of punk-goth is paired well with the soft contrast of her experimentation with fur.
Other Information: After modeling she hopes to go to school to study philosophy or to become a chef and open her own restaurant. Her music interests is filled with retro-rock, modern punk-rock, and electronica.
Photo: Russh Magazine
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Born in Hawaii to an American mother and a German father, Nicole considers Norway her second home. After studying textile design for one year in London she has recently moved back to Oslo and plans to continue her studies in Norway. She enjoys traveling, knitting, vintage shopping, and creating.
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