BALTIC FASHION CATWALK
EVA & BERNARD
The site boasts labels like Fifth Avenue Shoe Repair (which actually makes dresses), Diana Orving, and the super-cool Minimarket, with most items priced below $200. The stuff is very cute, unique without being weird, and much cheaper than an actual flight to Stockholm - not that we wouldn't...
"Vintage Jacket, Diana Orving dress, and Sami boots from her mother." February 2010. Photo: Gunnar at StyleClicker.
Lovikka mittens, also from "way up north" in the town of Lovikka, Norrbotten county, have also experienced a resurgence in interest. The first pair was knitted by Erika...
What does it consist of, if it does exist? Is it the enormous quantity of clothing with Swedish origins that H&M sends out the world over, is it conceptual fashion created by designers like Diana Orving and the creative duo behind Nakkna, or is it Acne's success story wherein they sparked an...
In fact, just last week the blog team received an email from Diana Meehan of the LA-based indie pop band Sweater Girls, and boy, did we fall head-over-heels for both their style and sound!
Okay, okay, so they're not all girls despite their way-cute name, but we won't hold that against them....
The Varg offices are heavenly; there are painted wood floors throughout, a stone fireplace and Christmas candles are nestled amongst the offerings from DAY (and 2nd DAY), Dagmar, Diana Orving, Finsk and Maria Nilsdotter. Bob potters around all over the place and generally rules the roost...
I think you'll be seeing a lot more Swedish brands in my wardrobe in the near future, especially as I discovered that labels like Dagmar and Won Hundred are stocked right on my back door, at the Jaguar Shoes concept store; No-One in Shoreditch, watch out!
Others brands pictured above...
The three Swedish designers Camilla Norrback, Ida Sjöstedt and Diana Orving as well as the Danish label Bllack Noir which concluded the fashion week on Saturday night made for a strong Scandinavian presence. And a star guest from the USA was present again this season: After Calvin Klein in...
Title sponsor Mercedes-Benz will present a group show of three Swedish designers that are coming to the German capital for the first time CAMILLA NORRBACK, DIANA ORVING and IDA SJÖSTEDT.
Berlin, now considered one of the fashion metropolises of Europe will host thousands of industry guests...
Wearing: Diana Orving dress, Alexander Wang mules, Dagmar bracelet and Cooee ring
Outfit worn to the Alice + Olivia party that we never quite got to tonight..
A huge thank you to Varg for showing me around their office today, so many cool Swedish brands; like this beautiful Diana Orving...