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A crushed velvet dress in midnight  blue.

Disco fever for Iceland's Christmas parties

6 Dec Designer Hildur Yeoman was inspired for her Christmas range by Jerry Hall and the Studio 54 era.

The living and dining room features a fishbone wooden floor, brass lights and bright notes of colour.

Gorgeous sixties style flat for sale in West Reykjavik

22 May A flat at Ásvallagata, a street in the quiet residential and rather yuppy area of Reykjavik is beautifully decorated with bright touches of colour and a sixties feel. It's up for grabs for, well, the considerable sum of 77 million ISK.

IKEA X INKLAW, streetwear made from the famous IKEA bag.

Super hip Icelandic label INKLAW makes clothes from the IKEA bag

18 May That ubiquitous and very useful blue IKEA bag made news recently when Balenciaga made a bag that looked suspiciously like it. Now the new stars of Icelandic streetwear, INKLAW, have made a range of clothing in cooperation with the Swedish home store.

Designer apartment by Reykjavik harbour for sale

16 May The harbour area is fast becoming the most sought after district of Reykjavik. This apartment on Mýrargata measures 162 square metres and has a fabulous view.

There are many different designs for sale and on display at the City Hall.

Design and Craft Fair in Reykjavik this weekend

5 May Forget the puffins and the mass produced stuff and go to The Design and Craft Fair at Reykjavik City Hall this weekend instead. At the fair you can buy unique souvenirs from the artists/designers themselves.

Tulpop merchandise is extremely popular with Icelandic children - and adults as well!

Icelandic Tulipop characters to become a cartoon series

3 May The enchanting characters and their world created by design company Tulipop will soon come to life in a new cooperation with US company WildBrain.

The gorgeous polar bear soap made by designer Gísli Hilmarsson.

Icelandic designer makes polar bear soap for global warming awareness

31 Mar One of the designers exhibiting his work at DesignMarch this month was Gísli Hilmarsson who wanted to make a statement about global warming.

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.

Icelandic clothing line inspired by the ocean

24 Mar Designer Hildur Yeoman and upscale outdoor clothing company 66° North are releasing a new clothing line today, inspired by the ocean. Fitting as 66°North started out making protective garments for sailors, and Yeoman’s previous designs have been inspired by the sea.

DesignersLoji and Tanjaare exhibiting a new National Football team outfit at Design March.

Iceland's Design March kicks off on Thursday

22 Mar Design March is Iceland’s most important annual design festival covering all fields of design including architecture, graphic design, fashion, furniture and product design.

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."

Matbar offers fresh, timeless design and light Italian inspired dishes.

Yet another new restaurant for Hverfisgata, the new hip street of Reykjavik

28 Jan Matbar is a new restaurant which opened last night in Hverfisgata in the centre of Reykjavik. Hverfisgata has enjoyed a new lease of life in this last year.

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.

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