News Tagged with “Fashion”

Street style: Secret Solstice

19 Jun Guests at the Secret Solstice festival this weekend were prepared for all kinds of weather and favored stylish outerwear, ranging from fur and suede to denim and plastic.

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.

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.

The necklace featured in British Vogue.

Icelandic jewellery featured in Vogue

6 May There's lots of stunning Icelandic jewellery available and one such brand is asa iceland. Their necklace was featured in the latest issue of fashion bible Vogue (UK edition.)

Magna Rún Rúnarsdóttir.

Young talent at Iceland's fashion graduate show

5 May On Wednesday, the graduate show at the Iceland Academy of the Arts in Fashion design took place. Some of the highlights included sculptural pieces and strong colours.

Godfrey Hall wearing his beloved 66°North hat.

US journalist places ad in Iceland looking for missing hat - and gets a new one

27 Apr Godfrey Hall, a travel journalist from the US advertised in the letters section of Morgunblaðið for his missing wool hat from Icelandic outdoor clothes company 66°North

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.

Reykjavik Fashion Festival took place in Harpa in the end of March.

Icelandic fashion expanding

5 Apr Reykjavik Fashion Festival took place in Harpa in the end of March. The festival's new CEO has high hopes for the festival and for Icelandic fashion, and wants to further the export on Icelandic design.

Karen Millen.

Karen Millen bankrupt, blames Icelandic bank

31 Mar Fashion designer and former owner of the Karen Millen brand, Karen Millen was just declared bankrupt over unpaid tax. Miller claims to be victim of fraud by collapsed Icelandic bank Kaupþing.

Ocean swimming in the remote beauty of Iceland's West Fjords.

Icelandic swimwear inspired by the local swimming culture

27 Mar "Icelanders have had this long relationship with the magic and healing of water. Iceland's bathing culture is unique and is founded on our natural resources," says designer Erna Bergmann. Her new range of swimsuits, Swimslow, is based on a philosophy of sustainability and mindfulness.

The Blue Lagoon is one of Iceland's most popular tourist spots.

Jewellery launched in cooperation with Iceland's Blue Lagoon

25 Mar Raus Reykjavík has designed and marketed a jewellery range in cooperation with the famous Blue Lagoon in Iceland.

Fashion designers Eygló Margrét Lárusdóttir and Hilda Gunnarsdóttir.

The Reykjavik Grapevine Design Awards announced

20 Mar The annual Reykjavik Grapevine Design Awards for 2016 took place on Friday night. Among the winners were Morgunblaðið photographer Ragnar Axelsson for his book Faces of the North and fashion designer Eygló.

Model and graphic designer Þorgeir Blöndal.

Icelandic arts student discovered in Copenhagen by modelling agency

13 Mar Þorgeir K. Blöndal, a second year student in graphic design at the Iceland Academy of the Arts was walking around a Copenhagen street fair when he was discovered by modelling agency Unique, the largest agency in Denmark. His first assignment was to model for a men's silk collection "for Nordic gentlemen."

Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir, on the far right, wearing the controversial outfit. In the middle is Svala, who will be singing Iceland's entry to the Eurovision song contest in May.

Was Iceland's Eurovision preliminaries host wearing stolen design from Balmain?

13 Mar The all-in-one outfit worn by RÚV television host Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir on Saturday night's glittering Eurovision preliminaries night has been a subject of debate due to its uncanny resemblence to a design by French fashion house Balmain.

Icelandic model Tinna Bergsdóttir has had a successful twelve-year-long modelling career.

"London is my favourite city" says Icelandic supermodel Tinna Bergs

7 Mar Tinna Bergsdóttir is one of Iceland's most famous international models. She's been the face of many international campaigns and appeared on the pages on some of the world's most famous fashion magazines.

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