Ole YDE Spring Summer 2013 with vintage Georg Jensen jewellery

Copenhagen based fashion house YDE creates unique and distinctive Prêt-à-Porter with a fine “poetic” touch. The label presented its new collection SS13 at Copenhagen Fashion Week August 2012, runway models accessorised with gorgeous shoes by Christian Louboutin and with vintage Georg Jensen sterling silver jewellery, curated by designer Ole Yde from the Danish silversmith’s impressive archives. See more yde-copenhagen.com
The models hair in loose waves, pinned to one side and graphic eye makeup complimented the feminine styles shown at the YDE by Ole Yde runway show. YDE is clearly a brand not following the typical Scandinavian minimalistic understated style, but rather on the contrary embraces glamorous luxury pieces for women, inspired from previous Hollywood divas.

A few backstage photos from the YDE by Ole Yde runway show for Spring Summer 2013.

Ole Yde is inspired by all things beautiful and glamorous.

Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.
Yves Saint-Laurent

Sarah Jessica Parker in Norwegian Fleischer Couture down coat

When Sarah Jessica Parker visited freezing Oslo for the Nobel Peace Prize this winter she came in a leather coat and left in a warm and snug down jacket. The two founders of Norwegian luxury brand Fleischer Couture left one of their beautiful coats in the reception where Sarah Jessica Parker was staying. They didn’t hear anything and assumed she didn’t receive it. But shortly after she was spotted wearing it. Not only during her stay in Oslo, but also as of recent in the wintery streets of New York.

We would too, if there was one for us! Who would have thought a down jacket could look this gorgeous!?

Fleischer Couture, founded in 2008 and based in Oslo, Norway, designs unique high quality winter wear for women, encapsulating materials such as merino wool, silk, cashmere, baby alpaca and goose down. Focusing on combining functionality and femininity, with a subdued classic look, we bravely state that our products constitute the perfect fail-safe choice. Fleischer Couture is the combination of a perfectly engineered fit, sporty details, butter-soft materials, golden buttons and a unique embroidered number. The collection ranges from jackets to underwear and from socks to beanies in soft muted colours with a hint of braver shades. See the full collection here fleischercouture.no

Baum und Pferdgarten’s delicate Spring Summer collection 2013

This season from Danish designer duo Baum und Pferdgarten is a collection of an intriguing mix of sleek simplicity combined with colorful and vibrant block combinations as well as geometric blocking of fabrics and prints.

Baum und Pferdgarten’s Spring-Summer collection 2013 combines art, architecture, and design in a rather futuristic way.
With a relaxed yet sleek typical Danish style, they’ve become so popular for, this is another collection worth noticing. Cut lines, color blocks, and graphic prints dominates along large color contrast panels. Yet the fabric and tailoring is so delicate, creating some truly fab pieces for your Spring wardrobe.

Minimalistic, clean and sporty. Voluminous tops are teamed with narrow trousers and skirts, or sharp pleated skirts. Collarless jackets underline a simple shape and dimensional quilting on outerwear, sweatshirts and luxurious structured silk, as well as fine wool hooded cardigans, piping, and visible zippers draw attention to the sporty influence. Watch the Baum und Pferdgarten SS13 Runway show from Copenhagen Fashion Week here:

Some great finds in the Winter Sale and Spring Summer 2013 news here at baumundpferdgarten.com

Bestseller press event: Preview Spring Summer 2013

The Danish family-owned company BESTSELLER represents fashion brands like Only, Vila Clothes, Selected and the popular accessory brand Pieces. All labels have a clear fashion forward approach with promising collections for SS13.
We went along to BESTSELLER’s press event taking place at their fashionable London HQ in Bedford Square. As it happened to be Vero Moda’s 25th Anniversary it was a rather festive event with glittery cupcakes and lots of ballons.

Vero Moda, featured by Alexa Chung over the last few seasons, is the brand for the fashion-conscious woman who wants to dress well and pay less. Vero Moda consists of three lines: Vero Moda, Vero Moda Very and Vero Moda Intimates.

Selected is inspired by independent and strong personalities, embracing the look of a cosmopolitan woman with a significant identity and courage to create a personal style within the modern look. The style is feminine, cool and chic. selected.com

Vila Clothing design is a mixture of fine prints, delicate cuts and feminine details. Inspired by street style, fairs and trend forecast, Vila Clothing is always updated regarding style, qualities, colors and patterns. And there’s an adventures mix of prints and colours with lots of details for Spring Summer 2013. See more at vila.com

Pieces offers contemporary accessories collections with bags, belts, jewellery, scarves, shoes, basics and seasonal featured products to a reasonable price. With pleasing design and and great quality, what’s not to like?! Visit pieces.com

Only, also know as a denim brand, includes some fab styles for SS13 with a modern and feminine look. only.com

See more Bestseller news and updates at bestseller.com

Classic style this winter with Margit Brandt AW12

This to me Margit Brandt Autumn Winter 2012 is fashion as its best; Great tailoring, attention to details, trendy colours and cut with a classic approach, all made in superb quality. Effortless chic! Find your nearest retailer at margitbrandt.eu

And did you know Margit Brandt’s daughter, Julie Brandt, has launched her own label? More about that to come!

With & Wessel launched new shop in Oslo

With&Wessel are already known for their relaxed and sleek style Nordic knits with a beautiful flagship store centrally located on Manhattan, New York. Originating from Norway they’re now also present with a shop in Oslo. The launch was earlier this week in the shopping centre Paleet, with press and celebrities welcoming the comfortable and relaxed style to the capital of Norway.

With&Wessel is party run by the successful NY based fashion photographer, Norwegian Cathrine Wessel.

Structured Scandinavian Sleek Style from Samsoe & Samsoe

The identity of Samsoe & Samsoe is based upon unique and recognizable Scandinavian design. The look is built on simplicity, with raw details. Samsoe & Samsoe includes clothes, shoes and accessories for both women and men.

Don’t let these trend photos put you off. Included in the collection are some beautiful pieces, everything from soft knits to super sleek party dresses. And the price tag is actually not as bad as one would think.
The brothers Klaus and Preben Samsøe established the company Samsøe & Samsøe in 1991. The company has since gone from strength to strength. Shop online at samsoe.com

Luxurious designer leather bags from Cala and Jade

Desirable leather bags in unusual shapes and colour combinations by Norwegian designer brand Cala and Jade are a distinct fashion statement when you want to stand out from the crowd.
Elaborate craftsmanship, innovative techniques and functionality is added bonus with a Cala and Jade bag.

The brand was established by the Norwegian design duo Nina Amble Sandaas and Tina C. Skaar, who met whilst studying at ESMOD in Oslo. After initially specializing in fur, they went on to create a stunning range of leather bags. Their fascination for all things leather and passion for new material and techniques eventually became an essential part of their philosophy and lead to the super trendy bags available at MyWardrobe.com See more styles at calajade.com

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