The Fashion Scandinavia exhibition Movement heralds a new moment in fashion – the arrival of Scandinavian designers onto the world scene. Their appeal lies in the attention to detail and the high quality of materials so iconic in Scandinavian design. The exhibition is curated by fashion stylist and writer Dorothea Gundtoft, author of Fashion Scandinavia: Contemporary Cool.
Denmark will feature Anne Sofie Madsen, whose own brand has garnered acclaim from magazines including American Vogue, which marked her out as one of their favourites during Copenhagen Fashion Week. Winner of the Brioni Creativity and Innovation Award, Astrid Andersen is part of the acclaimed Fashion East group, which showcases emerging young designers. Trine Hav Christensen is a recent graduate of the Royal College of Art with an MA in Womenswear and helped design garments for the London 2012 Olympics. Visitors will also see the work of newcomer Freya Dalsjö, who was the official opening show at Copenhagen Fashion Week. A student from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerpen, Freya has been featured with her full collection on Vogue. com, and in magazines like Elle and Glamour.
Kristofer Kongshaug has worked at fashion houses such as Givenchy and Anne Valerie Hash. He has been awarded collection of the year in Oslo, and has been featured on Vogue. it and represented by Creative door in Paris. Designer Trami Ngo won the ‘Best Modelism Man’ at Esmod in Oslo and the redesign competition by H&M, which was judged by Margareta van den Bosch. Ingvild Abrahamsen studied at the National Academy of The Arts in Oslo and fuses the futuristic with hip-hop.
She has been selected to showcase her collection at the competition Designers Nest. Pål Luis Sanchez worked as a junior designer in Stockholm at Ann-Sofie Back after graduating from the University of Oslo and has been featured as a newcomer to watch out for on Vogue.it.
Swedish designers Altwai Saome combine clean lines and monochrome colours with skills and has featured in L’Officiel, The Daily Telegraph, Dazed Digital and Interview Magazine, helping her become one of Sweden’s brightest hopes. Completing the group, Sofia Bahlner’s leftfield designs exhibit incredible attention to detail and bold experimentation. Her work was showcased during London Fashion Week 2012.exquisite embroidery.
They have worked for Etro in Italy and been featured in Vogue, recently winning the Elle newcomer of the year award in Sweden. Designer Lamija Suljevic’s background is in pattern making and she has been featured in Dazed Digital, Italian Vogue and Bon Magazine. London College of Fashion graduate Johanna Pihl has sharp fabric manipulation and tailoring