News Tagged with “Fashion”

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.

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.

A woolen sweater inspired by Icelandic tradition from Farmers Market.

Iceland's hues reflected in urban country chic

27 Nov Greys, barley, stone, ocean blues, black and white, all of them part of the canvas that makes up the Icelandic landscape. All of them featured in a stunning new Autumn/Winter collection from Icelandic label Farmers Market.

The dress is powered by electricity.

The Icelandic designer behind Björk's optical fibre dress

23 Sep Designer Hildur Yeoman created the incredible lit-up dress which she wore at the Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday night. Yeoman says that the collaboration was "a great honour."

Justin Bieber wearing a JÖR houndstooth jacket.

Bieber wears Icelandic design and Daily Mail readers freak out

22 Sep Justin Bieber, who performed two concerts in Iceland earlier this month, was photographed wearing a houndstooth jacket by Icelandic designer Guðmundur Jörundsson of JÖR. The fashionable readers of the Daily Mail are not convinced.

Heiða Rún attended two shows at London Fashion Week yesterday.

Heiða Rún wows at London Fashion Week

20 Sep Heiða Rún Sigurðardóttir, ord Heida Reed as she is known in Britain made the pages of the Daily Mail for her daring fashion choices at London Fashion Week.

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