Nordic News | Week 18

The sun has been spreading it’s rays all over Northern Europe this week and everyone is out enjoying the first summer days. Get caught up on what’s been happening with our weekly Nordic News. 

– New York City’s Met Gala took place this week and the clothes were inspired by the theme of this year’s exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology. H&M designed individual outfits for Ciara, Jennifer Hudson, Hailee Steinfeld, Lucky Blue Smith, Pyper America Smith, and Amber Valletta.

“We enjoy every moment when we create these outfits for the Costume Institute Benefit Gala. Fashion is our great love at H&M and it is very inspiring to create outfits for such wonderful guests using exquisite techniques and details.” –Pernilla Wohlfart, Design and Creative Director at H&M.

-The international street festival Distortion has teamed up with the brand Pieces to make a limited edition clothing collection called Pieces X Distortion.

-The Finnish fashion house Marimekko has designed an affordable collection to be sold at Target.The collection has more than 200 different pieces including furniture, napkins, clothes, and things for your home.

Also Recommended: Marimekko for Target 

-Swedish actress and Oscar winner Alicia Vikander looked amazing at this week’s Met Gala, wearing a dress designed for her by Louis Vuitton.

-A family has bought and renovated a house Arne Jacobsen designed and built in 1930. The renovation of the house tried to maintain some of the designer clean surfaces and simple solutions. Check out some of the pictures of the redesign here!