Filmmaker Jonas Åkerlund has worked with the world’s biggest stars, from Madonna to Metallica to The Rolling Stones. His career spans over three decades, and includes rock videos, commercials, short films, and documentaries. For his latest feature film, Lords of Chaos, he returns to Scandinavia and his own black metal roots for his most personal project to date. We visited him in his homes in Stockholm and Los Angeles.
Since 2012, students from Aalto University in Helsinki have swept through the international fashion industry. The young creatives, led by lecturer Tuomas Laitinen, have dominated international competitions and secured positions at fashion houses like Maison Margiela, Givenchy and Saint Laurent. How did Finland become the Nordic region’s most forward thinking fashion nation?
Henrik Vibskov is the modern day reincarnation of a Renaissance Man: drummer, artist, filmmaker, father, fashion designer. The list of things Vibskov does is endless. His eponymous label has delivered experimental clothing and accessories to a select niche of clients worldwide for 15 years. Scandinavian MAN was allowed exclusive access to Henrik Vibskov and his team to follow their creative process from the design studio in Copenhagen to the runway presentation of the AW18 menswear presentation during Paris Fashion Week.