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Award-winning artist joins FRENN for a new collab
Finnish artist Stig Baumgartner’s works are found in the country’s leading museums, and he has won awards including the William Thuring Prize in 2011. His work is inspired by private experiences and memories and his oil paintings are infused with a dynamic sense of something that just has happened or something about to happen. Now entering the fashion industry with a clothing capsule for leading Finnish contemporary label FRENN, whom lately opened their impressive flagship store in the heart of Helsinki. The collab has resulted in a print taken straight from a painting called ”Light comes through”, appearing in shirts, scarfs and a pair of socks. It’s added to FRENN’s impressive AW18 lineup, as always responsibly hand-manufactured in Northern Europe from premium quality, ecologically sourced European fabrics.
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Norse Projects x Daniel Frost
Danish Norse Projects has teamed up with British illustrator, Daniel Frost, for a series of t-shirt prints inspired by a trip to Greenland.
– The idea behind the illustrations was to capture the atmosphere and feelings by people-watching in Greenland, says Frost.
Here his own thoughts on the collab in this video.
The call to embrace melancholy meets the mission to spread happiness across the world
Two of Scandinavia’s fastest growing fashion concepts come together when Stutterheim’s melancholy meets Happy Socks’ happiness in a new collab. The Dream Raincoat combines the iconic, high-quality Stockholm raincoat with Happy Socks’ signature Big Dot design to tackle nasty weather in a playful way. It’s a unisex style with a straight fit and will be followed by Happy Socks’ honor to the revolutionary pop artist Andy Warhol next week. The Andy Warhol x Happy Socks capsule collection is a limited edition, a timeless tribute to Warhol’s life, work and quest to make art accessible for all. It includes six pairs of soft combed cotton socks and two pairs of men’s trunks. Launching Tuesday, October 2.