Weekly: A brand new Filippa K, H&M's brand new concept and new men's skincare for a life in Scandinavia
Six top stories from this week of Scandinavian fashion and lifestyle.
The world's toughest down jacket
With Haglöfs V series, the Swedish activewear brand combines unrivalled strength and an innovative design. Aiming to create the toughest insulated jacket possible they chose Dyneema, known as the world’s strongest and most durable fiber. In Haglöfs' hands, it's been engineered into a breathable, waterproof and ultra-light fabric. The V series Down Jacket is available in two colorways in a limited edition at Très Bien, Norse Store, Slam Jam, Firmament and Union along with Haglöfs own stores for €1000.
Also available at haglofs.com
Tailored by Berg&Berg
The Norwegian menswear concept follows up the recent launches of shirts, trousers, and knitwear with the new line "Tailored", aiming to create something with a bespoke look and feel. The collection is Made in Italy, where blazers and suits are designed in a classic, yet modern silhouette with a slightly longer jacket in a full canvas construction paired with high waisted trousers with pleats. The brand's characteristic attention to details also includes hand-sewn lapel buttonhole, neck and shoulder.
Discover Tailored at bergbergstore.com
Updating the world's oldest leather brand
Celebrating 210 years as a company, Danish Sadelmager Dahlman is now ready for a new chapter. Their relaunch the other week includes a new brand identity and a new line of belts, bags, and purses, available at their new store in central Copenhagen. Also including a workshop, Dahlman aim is to create an entire house focusing on quality and craftsmanship, as well as adding new leather product categories in the longer term.
Visit them at Fortunstræde 5 in Copenhagen
Alpha Industries x The Cords & Co
Iconic military jackets meet premium corduroy in a limited edition unisex capsule line, released this week. Swedish The Cords & Co has put their signature fabric at one classic bomber jacket, that is also reversible, and one fur-hooded jacket, both available in three earthy tones. Alpha Industries' recognizable features, such as the “Remove Before Flight” patch and the clear orange inner lining, is of course also included.
Available at The Cords & Co stores and webshop
The vegan boom
As the Copenhagen vegan scene is growing rapidly, more and more niched restaurants open. Plant Power Food is the latest addition, aiming to present not only healthy but also powerful vegan dishes with a great visual look. Founded by personal trainer and dietician Casper Bilton and the previous head chef and menu developer at numerous vegan venues in Copenhagen and Barcelona, Neel Engholm, Plant Power Food is just another reason to visit the vibrant Nørrebro area in the Danish capital.
More on plantpowerfood.dk
Stutterheim x Marni
The second collaboration collection with Swedish outerwear brand and Italian luxury is now available. After the successful capsule for this fall, the Stutterheim x Marni collection for spring 2018 includes three men's and three women's raincoats. They're all featuring rubber-coated cotton composition with blocks of contrasting rich colors and playful horizontal lines. This time also with a homage to the cocoon shape often seen in Marni's hooded overcoats.
Available soon at stutterheim.comHaglöfs