From oversized silhouettes to bold colour clashing, discover our top picks from CFW.
Following the Swedish Fashion Council’s decision to cancel Stockholm Fashion Week to focus on more sustainable alternatives, the fashion industry has patiently been awaiting for Copenhagen’s newest season offerings for some Scandi style. As CFW has officially come to an end, so we’ve selected some of the best designers you should definitely get on your radar…
Henrik Vibskov: known for exploring themes free of limitations and always trying to adapt a design approach for a fashion collection versus an installation or exhibition. This season, his collection features oversized silhouettes, bold colour clashing and a striking pattern play.
Category is: eleganza extravaganza. Think bold palettes, polka dots, extreme OTT. Of the collection, Stine Goya said: “I have always intended my designs [to] be tools for individuals to lead their best lives, express their true nature and celebrate their unique personality.”
Playful and colourful, Helmstedt’s latest collection is characterised by childlike hand painted motifs and bold, unique prints. “With this collection, I urge to celebrate the nature surrounding us. My inspiration has been the small insects, that contribute to everything blossoming around us during the summer,” said Emilie. Yet again, Helmstedt brings a breath of fresh air to Copenhagen Fashion Week.
Baum und Pferdgarten
The renowned Copenhagen-based brand decided to celebrate love, freedom and creativity on the runaway. The collection draws direct inspiration from a dancer’s wardrobe, From flowing ballerina skirts and athleisure-inspired puffers, to off-duty sustainable denim and structured evening dresses.
By conveying the spirit of the German capital to the world in an authentic way, Leyla Piedayesh presents a fleeting anarchic big-city chic in fresh new ways with her unconventional, yet elegantly feminine collections. A mixture of lilac, orange and mixed prints have been at the core of the collection.
9 August 2019