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Fashion: Inspired by the modern Icelandic woman

27 Sep Last Friday night, Icelandic label Geysir showed their autumn/winter collection for 2017 in Héðinshúsið in West Reykjavik. The collection is, according to Geysir, inspired by the modern Icelandic woman and her everyday life in the city, inspired by Icelandic art and culture.

The queue at H&M when the first shop opened in Smáralind.

H&M open second shop in Reykjavik

27 Sep Swedish retail giant H&M open their second Iceland shop in Kringlan shopping mall in Reykjavik tomorrow.

Taylor Swift's biker girls wearing Yeoman accessories.

Icelandic design in Taylor Swift's latest video

30 Aug If you noticed that stunning biker-chic look going on in Taylor Swift's latest video to song "Look what you made me do," you might be surprised to learn that the designer who made the cap and accessories is Icelandic designer Hildur Yeoman.

The H&M store in Smáralind in Kópavogur, a suburb of Reykjavik.

Icelanders queue for opening of first H&M store in the country

28 Aug On Saturday, August 26th, H&M, opened its doors to the general public for the very first time in Iceland, at Smáralind Shopping Centre. In just a few minutes the store was filled with more than 700 excited customers.

Owners Arnaud-Pierre Fourtané and Didier Fitan at the new Hyalin store.

New French foodstore opens in Reykjavik City Centre

4 Jun Frenchmen Arnaud-Pierre Fourtané and Didier Fitan have opened a gorgeous French foodstore on Hverfisgata 35 in Reykjavik's city centre. The little shop is called Hyalin and sells speciality French products that are mostly straight from the farm.

Kiosk offers beautiful, exciting designs for women and is a must-visit if shopping in Reykjavik.

Icelandic design store Kiosk reopens its doors

26 May Kiosk is an absolutely must-stop for fashionistas travelling to Reykjavik, offering items from some of the most exciting young designers in Iceland.

Costco yesterday.

Massive queues and chaos at Iceland's Costco yesterday

26 May Thursday was a day off in Iceland with many apparently chosing to spend the day visiting the new Costco store in the outskirts of Reykjavik. Huge queues were present throughout the day.

A long queue formed outside the Lindex lingerie store in downtown Reykjavik.

Icelandic women wait in line for new lingerie store opening

19 May A new branch of Lindex selling only lingerie opened on Laugavegur, the main shopping street in Reykjavik today. Apparently Icelandic women are thirsting for new underwear as a long queue formed outside the shop.

The first branch will open in the Smáralind shopping mall in Kópavogur, a municipality next to Reykjavik.

First H&M store to open in August in Iceland

8 May Iceland's first H&M store will open in Smáralind shopping mall, Kópavogur, at the end of August.

Scented candles infused with Icelandic nature

20 Apr Icelandic designer Sonja Bent, renowned for her gorgeous knits, has now created a new fragrance library inspired by Nordic nature. The collection offers scented candles and in summer will also include burning scents, tinctures and oils.

The first branch of Brauð & Co is located in this funky building in downtown Frakkastígur, This photo was taken during last week's bout of heavy snow.

Reykjavik's hippest bakery opens new branches

6 Mar Brauð & Co, a bakery located in a colourful building in Frakkastígur in downtown Reykjavik has fast become one of Reykjavik's popular bakeries, famous for its sourdough bread and cinnamon buns. This spring, it opens two new branches.

Atlantic Leather has a visitor centre at Sauðárkrókur

High fashion from Icelandic fish leather

3 Jan Fish skin was considered trash for years; today it’s the raw material for fish leather, used by designers such as Dior, Prada, Nike and Alexander Wang. It is made in a tannery in North Iceland which also sells furry Icelandic horse hides in winter hair.

A Cintamani "Iceland" jacket - warm, gorgeous and it features a map of Iceland! Find Cintamani at Bankastræti 7.

6 Christmas presents you have to buy in Reykjavik

22 Dec A few select pickings by Iceland Monitor if you're shopping in downtown Reykjavik.

Sigrún Lilja is working through a nervous breakdown by posing in the nude.

Icelandic fashion designer replicates famous Kim Kardashian pose

15 Dec Sigrun Lilja Guðjónsdóttir, the woman behind the Gyðja fashion label has just broken the Icelandic internet with a nude photo shoot for gossip magazine Séð og Heyrt.

Alexander Kirchner's favourite phrase is "Long hair, don't care."

Influenced by the darker parts of life

15 Dec Alexander Kirchner is an Icelandic fashion designer, stylist and producer who has been passionate about clothes since he started making them at sixteen. Kirchner has collaborated with designers, musicians and artists to make unique pieces and is now premiering his first collection for his own brand, Alexander Kirchner.

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