Highlights from Copenhagen Fashion Week 2016
by Gabriele Paceviciute
Copenhagen Fashion Week the largest fashion event in the Nordic Region. With so many images and designers flooding in during fashion week, it’s easy to miss something. We will show you six most memorable designers who inspired us the most.
Mark Kenly Domino Tan
Mark Kenly Domino Tan has a natural talent of designing beautiful clothes and developed his craft in some of the greatest fashion houses including Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen and Sonia Rykiel. The Fall-winter 16/17 collection radiates a light, good-time feeling, the luxury and sculptural detail that is signature to the designer. Mark Kenly Domino Tan manages to take floral patterned pants suits and mega bell bottoms reinterpreting motifs in subtle yet effective ways, managing to make them not only wearable, but utterly covetable.
By Malene Birger
Malene Birger continues to surprise and seduce her global arena of fashion fans addicted to her high-end, designer brand. Her prêt-a-porter line is a classic angle on elegance expressed with edgy, sexy sophistication. A look that echoes style icons from the past – in the present. Collection was very thoughtful. Everything from the colour scheme to the materials and styling was on point with rich textures and colours that created a sophisticated elegant feel.
The name Henrik Vibskov is most commonly associated not only with a fashion label, but a multitude of twisted yet tantalizing universes created in relation to each collection. Loads of volume, overside draping, cool cuts and colorful prints are all part of Vibskovs vision for Autumn/Winter 2016. The Henrik Vibskov show was quite the experience, rows and rows of manually operated wooden heads, clacked their mouths open and closed in time with the music as the models walked the runway.
Baum und Pferdgarten
Rikke Baumgarten and Helle Hestehave are well-known for their uncompromising approach to design, quality and their focus on details. The creative manifest of Baum und Pferdgarten is to differ from the masses both in design and in process. The collections from Baum und Pferdgarten give women an opportunity to express themselves individually by offering a combination of a classic styles and avant-garde pieces which can be mixed accordingly to the individual taste or occasion. This collection was a preppy, feminine feel with some masculine inspired elements in the suits. Matching as well as mismatched layers ran throughout the show as well as rich textures like velvet, gold and flowers.
Great Greenland x Jesper Høvring
It is with great honour that I present this unique seal fur collection, in collaboration with Great Greenland. “During my design process I have paid great attention to the profound Greenlandic culture and the life of the seal hunters. This journey inspired me to create a modern collection based on classic values, but with an innovative fashion direction, while still upholding my customary sense of craftsmanship and eye for luxurious details.I am very pleased with the result of the collection, especially the coats that combine seal and wool, which adds a young and modern feel to the design line.” – Jesper Høvring.
Lala Berlin fashion is unmistakeable in its cool femininity, whilst being absolutely wearable, which is why it is so highly coveted – by individualists as well as international personalities from the worlds of music, fashion and film. Lala Berlin collection was full of wide trousers, bodycon dress, mesh stockings and the d-ring details. Clothes prints where eyecatching in the best way, suits where comfortable and very wearable. Designer played with a mix of materials, blending the smooth with shimmering lurex and all ending with a sporty touch with the addition of caps, sneakers and knitted hats.