For the first time ever, Fjällräven has allowed another brand to pay homage to its classic pieces, such as the Expedition Down jacket and the Kånken backpack. New details are added to a fresh edit of classic designs, and functionality is invited into the world of Acne Studios, like the technical trousers with zip-off legs to turn trousers into shorts, in the new collection dropping next week.
We give you a closer look on this year’s Bik Bok Runway Award winner. Established in 2012, clothing label HAiKw/ approaches fashion through a collaborative practice. Their name directly reflects their working method; the Norwegian word haik means to hitch hike. To cover more creative ground, they invite more people along to get to ever new and unknown journeys for
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Exploring manga, high-tech, sci-fi and mechanical aesthetics, Oslo-based fashion label Kit Wan Studios’ cult-like body of work navigates the contemporary world through diverse art forms and clothing design. Using his clothing collections as a direct medium to visualise his distinctive motifs on bodies, it branches into concepts of uniform and body armour or extension. Through dramatically constructed shapes, colours, fabrications and steady development of designs, his clothing collections are articulated with the evolvement of fictional storylines in his manifested universe. Wan’s distinctive multicultural work and vision have been gaining momentum from a wide geographical and creative spectrum, stretching from Hong Kong to Oslo.