Copenhagen Fashion Week just came to an end with another reminder of spring and fall clothes being incorporated into our winter wardrobe. As the global fashion fraternity gears up for NYFW, bringing forward unquestionable aesthetics from nordic fashion will keep it grounded by all means. The street style outside was a sterile layering game of vintage, sustainable, cool and relaxed masterful use of smart clothing.
Many attendees were spotted wearing sustainable and vintage brands at the Copenhagen fashion week. Their centre focus has always been sustainable brands recycling plastic waste to create a collection. There is so much inspiration this year’s Copenhagen street-style stars dropped for us to transition through. Scandi fashion is not just about taking notes from the Viking period of evolution, it’s the subject of environmental fascination with minimalism and uber-cool bohemianism. Nordic fashion is a regional style with a vibe shift taking place this year. Copenhagen fashion is much more grounded and close to the ethical values of collections and designer brands.
This season’s top trends
The joyful and creative energy shone through its grain of sand, rawer, permits a more nuanced reading of the culture. This year prints were less dominant and saturated hues in crayon bright were taking the spotlight. Denmark is a land of fairytales, so the prevalence of white and all shades of white were emphasised with a minimalistic simple silhouette. Clean-cut cargo with multiple pockets and plain tunics teamed up with formal trousers. Long dresses with various necklines, oversized sweatshirts and baggy bottoms, and overcoats with long skirts were dropping an inner chic comfort clothing. There’s so much inspiration in simplicity and basics. As February is just like a weird phase-in-between winter and spring, this year’s Copenhagen street style was a fun mix of spring and fall wardrobe. Warm vests and coats with cream and caramel combinations, vibrant pops of nordic neons, greens, pinks and tobacco browns with winter hats, beanies, newsboys and balaclavas were spotted all over the streets. The fashion week jury made sure that this season all the designers adhere to a set of sustainability standards.
Brands and their aesthetics
The most trending brands such as Rotate, OperaSPORT, Wood Wood, The Garment, TG Botanical, Holzweiler, Selam Fessahaye, Remain, Stine Goya, A. Roger Hove, Ganni, Aeron, Di(vision), Henrick Vibskov and Baum and Pfredgarten were mainstream trendsetter of this season. Keeping ethical creativity as the main key these brands drop Boho-chic fashion with earthy tones. Lots of olive greens, browns, pastels, grey and off-white took over the collections. Going back to basic with the sharpened and concrete upcycling fabrics, Gaint padded buffers and matching scarfs provided plenty of buoyancy, while bags came with seaweed-like trailing tendrils. They experimented with the nettle, flax and hemp from the farms, to dye the fabric with local techniques, such as using pigments from acorns. Leaning into traditional Scandi classics, highlights included oversized charcoal tailoring and tactile knitwear that cocooned the body.
They explored seamless cohesiveness with collections building on the ideas of the characters you see in Copenhagen on a night out. They explored how materials would look under the club lights, such as avid green shades and trippy prints. Some Scandinavian brands are trending on social media like no other for their aesthetics and quality of soulful making. Copenhagen Fashion in today’s day and age is like catnip for planet warriors, people who wish to focus on global warming, ethical living and sustainable choices of living would most definitely prefer nordic fashion over any known commercial brands out there. It’s true to its values and the civilization we need to step into.
Source : Times Of India