News Tagged with “Fashion”

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.

Paloma has been described as a cavern of desperation, perversity and death. Or no, not really, we just thought it sounded interesting.

How to be a 101 Reykjavik hipster: 2017 update

17 Feb Our handy guide on how to blend in at Reykjavik's hottest nightspots for 2017. Go for the nineties Gopnik look, throw on an oversized puffa jacket, up your number of tattoos and bleach your hair, for example.

Sigrún Eva Jónsdóttir on the cover of Valentine.

Icelandic model successful in New York

9 Feb Model Sigrun Eva Jónsdóttir has worked as a model in New York for almost six years. She's been registered with model agencies Wilhelmina Models and now Women 360 Management and has appeared in commercials for Rag and Bone, Adidas and GAP to name a few.

Photographer Saga Sigurðardóttir always looks impeccable whatever the weather. Here she wears a wool and Mongolian lambskin coat by Icelandic designer Hildur Yeoman.

Staying warm and chic during January, Reykjavik style

17 Jan Winter is at its most bleak in January and February in Iceland. If you're in the capital city here are a few pointers on how Reykjavik cool cats dress for style AND warmth.

Björt Ólafsdóttir on the left is the new Minister for the Environment. Óttarr Proppé, on the right, is the new Minister of Health.

The two mavericks of style in Iceland's new government

11 Jan Two of the new Ministers in the new government of Iceland have been noted for their fabulous personal style. Óttarr Proppé, Minister of Health is also member of heavy metal band Ham

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.

Volcanoes, skyr and the Panama Papers: a 2016 Iceland retrospective

1 Jan As the new year begins, Iceland Monitor takes a look back over 2016 and some of its most popular news stories for each month. Which is your favourite?

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.

Alicia Keys wearing a Saga Kakala scarf.

Alicia Keys wears Icelandic designs

21 Dec Pop superstar Alicia Keys has been spotted wearing numerous headscarves from Icelandic label Saga Kakala.

New Icelandic magazine celebrating different aspects of beauty

16 Dec Blæti is a stunning new hardcover magazine featuring over 400 pages of interviews, photography, art and fashion. Fashion photographer Saga Sigurðardóttir is one of the editors of the magazine and is responsible also for most of the beautiful photographs.


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