Posts by Alexander Brett

Totême Gets Physical in Stockholm

Totême see fashion as “wearable art”. Pieces of clothing, the Swedish fashion brand say, can have the power to support and reflect the complexity of the modern world. Founders Johan,

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XV Atelier Go Scouting for Fall

The Explorer Collection, XV Atelier’s latest, is accessibly original. Its’ characteristic costumes, inspired by the scout movement, effortlessly conjure up both a feeling of social solidarity and harmony with the

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Nordic Art Hits the US Capital

The United States will this October be blessed with one of the most comprehensive displays of Nordic art for decades. The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., America’s first museum of

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ARKK’s Latest Sneaker Gets Chunky

Last Friday Danish sneaker brand ARKK released their new ‘OCTAKO FG W13’ model. Smooth, voluminous and featuring a an innovative 3D FutureGrid and elastic top-line detailing, the Wave13 Sole Unit (new

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ILLUM Goes Underground

For over 120 years, ILLUM’s place as one of Denmark’s leading department stores has remained unquestioned. Founded in 1891 by industrialist Anton Carl Illum, ILLUM filled a gap in Copenhagen’s

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In Conversation: Rachel Koo, Author of ‘The Little Swedish Kitchen’

After graduating from St Martin’s College of Art and Design, Rachel Khoo studied pâtisserie in Paris, obtaining a diploma from Le Cordon Bleu in 2006. Her writing breakthrough, The Little Paris

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Nicholas Nybro Danish Design’s Lone Ranger, Settles Down

Nicholas Nybro works only when inspiration hits him, so he usually has several projects running at the same time. It’s an approach that’s worked well in his career so far.

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CPHFW SS19: Holzweiler – A Journey Through the Norwegian Landscape

Holzweiler celebrated the beauty of Norwegian summers at their SS19 collection. Directed by Marcus Naddermier, guests were taken on a trip through the Norwegian landscape; beginning by the sea, with

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CPHFW SS19: Cecilie Bahnsen – Proving Perfectionism Pays Off

The world of Cecilie Bahnsen is one of strength, sophistication and unashamed femininity. Her CFW show, held at Fabrikken on Wednesday afternoon, only confirmed this. Each season Bahnsen refines just

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CPHFW SS19: Designers’ Nest – A Suitable Finale for Day One

With Crown Princess Mary as its patron, and a 50,000 DKK cash prize, Designers’ Nest has played host to a well-connected audience over the past thirteen years. Founded by fashion

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