Nordic Model Spotlight: Kolfinna Kristófersdóttir

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.

Photo: sindrijensson.com

Photo: sindrijensson.com

Kolfinna Kristófersdóttir

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: thefashionmedley.com

Photo: thefashionmedley.com

Photo: Russh Magazine

Photo: Russh Magazine

Photo: thefashionmedley.com

Photo: thefashionmedley.com

Photo: thefashionmedley.com

Photo: thefashionmedley.com

Photo: thefashionmedley.com

Photo: thefashionmedley.com

 

  Off Duty Looks: 

Photo: elle.de

Photo: elle.de

Photo: vogue.es

Photo: vogue.es

Photo: taschkaturnquist.com

Photo: taschkaturnquist.com