It's Stockholm Fashion Week, here are the sites to watch...

When it comes to style, few cultures embody effortless chic like the Scandinavians. Neutral colour palettes, clean cut, tailor led flair; this is the way of Scandi edge...

FASHION WEEK IN STOCKHOLM
www.fashionweek.se


The official website for Stockholm fashion week features plenty of information from schedules to biographies and of course photo galleries, giving you a great oversight of the leading Scandi players.

FASHION SQUAD
www.fashionsquad.com


Swedish fashion blogger, model and stylist Carolina Engman’s has featured in magazines such as Vogue, Grazia, Elle and Nylon; she's nothing if not an authority on the hottest Swedish trends.

SOPHIE BILLE BRAHE
sophiebillebrahe.com


Copenhagen-based fine jewellery designer Sophie Bille Brahe graduated from London's Royal College of Art and recently launched her eponymous brand. Her Scandi inspired collection is characterised by an avant-garde use of precious stones married with gold to create truly unique pieces.

FILIPPA K
www.filippa-k.com


One of Sweden’s fashion leading brands, founded by creative director Filippa Knutsson; minimalist, Scandi style in a neutral palette of grey and black.
 
HOUSE OF DAGMAR
www.houseofdagmar.se


Swedish fashion company House of Dagmar, launched in 2005 by three sisters with both Swedish and International fashion backgrounds, this brand offers block colours, sharp tailoring and beautifully crafted essentials.
 
CARIN WESTER
www.carinwester.com


Award winning designer Carin Wester launched her own brand in 2003. Her collection features relaxed silhouettes married with game changing sustainable materials.

BLAME IT ON FASHION
blameitonfashion.freshnet.com


London-based, Danish blogger Marie Hindkaer blames it on fashion that “she never has enough money, that she knows how to spell Proenza Schouler and that she has more than 100 nail polishes”. Check out her Twitter account too, the girl is irresistibly funny.

ANNE SOFIE MADSEN
www.annesofiemadsen.com


Anne Sofie Madsen is one of the well established brands that helped put Scandi fashion in the spotlight. Having trained at Dior and Alexander McQueen before launching her own collection during London Fashion Week in 2010 Madsen's pieces feature unconventional materials as well as leather and natural fabrics, paired with hand-drawn prints and playful patterns.
 
MARIA NILSDOTTER
www.marianilsdotter.com


Swedish jewellery designer Maria Nilsdotter graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2007 and started her own brand the same year. Her pieces are carefully crafted in Sweden and England and designed to eschew seasonal trends.
 
HUNKY DORY
www.hunkydory.com


Scandinavian ethnic style with a sporty feel. The site is designed to shop either by look or category, with knits a particular strength.
 
CAROLINE'S WORLD
carolinesworld.net


Swedish influencer Caroline Blomst is the brain behind sites like Caroline’s World and Stockholm Street Style. She's a model, stylist, photographer and designer who counts collaborations with brands such as Zara, Style.com and Vogue at her name. As part of the Rekorderlig Cider’s Collective she travels the world in order to find inspiration.

ELLE SWEDEN
www.elle.se


And last but certainly not least, the Swedish edition of Hearst fashion publication Elle (thanks to its seriously bright bloggers) covers Stockholm Fashion Week with an angle. Be aware that the website is in Swedish, so you’ll need to hit up Google translate.


29 August 2014