Author Archives: Laura Stadler-Jensen

Winter in Copenhagen

Ganni Fall Preview

Danish clothing brand Ganni, founded in Copenhagen 12 years ago, are known for their sexy and playful designs, “created from allure, not trends.”  Here is a clip highlighting the brand’s fall line.

Basic Instincts by 5PREVIEW

Sweden’s Emeli Martensson’s creations merge a Scandinavian disturbing punk-rock reality with a sober minimalistic sartorial Italian tradition. The result is The 5PREVIEW look. Her inspiration comes from the daily life of people born in the 70-80’s. The GLOBALS always on the road – friends in every city, the individual that needs a wardrobe catching up […]

New Nordic Architecture

Snøhetta. The opreahouse in Oslo, Norway, 2008 Photo: Christopher Hagelund/birdseyepix.com With all this talk about new Nordic as it relates to cuisine, a lot of people are wondering what exactly Nordic is and what is so “new” about it? Denmark’s top modern art museum, Louisiana, currently has an exhibition to help answer these very questions and more […]

Henrik Vibskov Creates Collection for Barcelona-based Medwinds

Denmark’s Henrik Vibskov has teamed up with Spanish clothing brand Medwinds to collaborate on a new clothing line inspired by the Mediterranean called, “On the Beach.” The line is described as representing the “discreet simplicity and helping spirit of the scouts movement.” “Two sets that reflect the vision of a Mediterranean boy scouts team camping on […]

MINDCRAFT12 at Milan Design Week

Danish Crafts presented MINDCRAFT12, an exhibition of furniture, ceramics, glass, textile and jewellery designed by some of Denmark’s top craftsman and designers, in Ventura Lambrate during Fuori Salone, or Milan Design Week in April. This year’s exhibition was curated and designed by award-winning designer Cecilie Manz. The MINDCRAFT12 exhibition 16 featured one-off works to prototypes ready for production. Key themes included quality, function, […]

Scandinavian Fashion Design: B56STORE.COM

Hanne Gundelach & Stephanie Gundelach have opened a new shop in Copenhagen + webshop for Scandinavian fashion.  Stephanie is behind one of Denmark’s top fashion blogs http://www.anywho.dk and is the creative director for the BRICS label. Hanne Gundelach is an exclusive design and craft shop featuring handmade Danish crafts near the Amalienborg Palace situated in a building dating from 1896. […]

Denmark & Sustainable Fashion

CNN Interviews Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary about the Copenhagen Fashion Summit “It is a movement that’s beginning and there is a lot of interest from the younger generations to make environmentally friendly decisions. This summit is all about creating sustainable business models that not only reduce social and environmental footprints but also create new business […]

International Herald Tribune on Ørestad

IHT: Is Copenhagen Brilliant?

Wall Street Journal on Aquavit

WSJ: Sipping the Spirit of the North — The best ways to enjoy classic Scandinavian aquavit—and how to make your own