Scandinavia’s fashion scene is on the way, with Copenhagen– where GanniCecilie Bahnsen and Baum Und Pferdgarten are based – and Stockholm – home to Acne StudiosOur Legacy and Filippa K – both proved to be strong enough forces in the industry to compete with the major style capitals. A Nordic countryhowever, has not received quite the same level of attention, despite its collection of top talent and burgeoning fashion week franchise.
The cough in what is commonly referred to as the most sustainable city in the world is Oslo Runway, a week-long biannual event designed to showcase Norway’s most talented designers and their latest collections. This season I was lucky enough to experience the shows and presentations in person, discovering more than my fair share of new brands with enough potential to blow up internationally. And since I’ve never been one to gate-keep, no matter how tempted I might be, I’m sharing 7 of my favorites below.