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Weekly: Organic cotton pioneers, Wood Wood collab and Goodyear welted shoes well worth its price tag

Five top stories from this week of Scandinavian fashion and lifestyle.

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Bringing leisure shirts to the world With a fine selection of fabrics and a contemporary design, Scandinavian shirt maker Schnayderman’s have made their way into premium retailers such as Le Bon Marché, Opening Ceremony, Oi Polloi and Ssense. Next week marks the opening of their first very own brand store, at Mäster Samuelsgatan 10 in central Stockholm.

Discover the collection at schnaydermans.com

Wood Wood x Vans How would you celebrate your first 15 years as a fashion brand? Danish Wood Wood have already teamed up with the likes of ASICS, adidas Originals and Barbour, and has now, last but not least, putting their own take on a real classic. Yesterday, two Vans Old Skool models in premium suede were released, with “NOW FOREVER” and “FOREVER NOW” written on the sole unit’s sidewalls.

Head over to woodwood.com for more

It’s all about organic When the fashion industry is the second most pollutant in the world – beaten only by the oil production – and only 1% of all cotton produced is organic, every single step counts. Nudie Jeans is already offering free repair service of the customer’s pairs of denim, reselling their own second hand products and recycling worn out pieces. From this FW17 collection, the Swedish brand’s entire denim collection is made of organic cotton, while the brand keep on striving to make the full line made in a sustainable way.

Learn more at nudiejeans.com

Lounge chair with a paper feel Young dynamic Finnish designer Kasper Nyman strives to challenge himself and the materials he uses. Clearly visible in the chair Mono for Danish design brand Woud, where he used two years to develop a new tree material. Named UPM Grada, it reminds about paper in its thin and fine structure. Now available in three new versions, Counter Chair, Bar Stool and Lounge Chair, and all made in Denmark.

Visit woud.dk for more

Goodyear welted shoes well worth its price tag Only selling via their own online channels and at trunk shows, shoe manufacturer Myrqvist cut their margins offering qualitative shoes in a Goodyear welted construction, starting at €200. If in Stockholm, from this weekend on you can see the full range of oxford shoes, loafers and boots in their new store at Grev Turegatan 46.

If you are not, then myrqvist.se is your best choice.