THE BEST OF
Spring/Summer 2022 fashion show
Captured by Gili Biegun
Copenhagen Fashion Week has been a blur of outstanding and sustainable spring/summer 2022 collections presented in creative and exciting runway shows. With over 25 physical on schedule meetings, digital exclusive interviews and world's best street styles shots (those Scandinavians knows best), Copenhagen Fashion Week organization managed to be the first fashion week platform to make it all happen during our lifetime's worst health crisis.
Henrik Vibskov: THE SUN WILL SHINE ON THE ASSEMBLY LINE
‘’For the SS22 studio collection Henrik Vibskov is diving into the universe of porcelain. This is where cracks and broken pieces become beautiful, the old coffee set intriguing, where combinations of old and new put together in new structures becomes interesting and echoes elements, textures and surfaces from nature and traditional craftsmanship.’’
Using organic origin or recycled material, 93% of Henrik Vibskov Spring/ Summer 2022 collection is sustainable.
The (di)Vision show was the grand opening of Copenhagen Fashion Week. On a rooftop overlooking the city the young brand presented a diverse casting show walking to the music of a live band. Designed by the brother and sister, Simon and Nanna Wick, took their initial idea of 2 jackets in one (or one jackets in 2) and pushed it even further, creating a collection that is interchangeable, and therefore, sustainable by definition.
The brands A half-and-half aesthetic was expressed in trousers and shorts, shirts and jackets.
For his 2022 collection, founder Frederik Berner Kühl, was inspired by the 1960s Italian art movement Arte Povera, known for working with materials by hand.
‘’The artist Mario Merz and his igloos became a focal point for the build up of the collection. Berner Kühl is in alignment with three concepts that were hugely important to Merz – the relationship between human and nature, how humans act in contemporary life and the idea of shelters which are expressed in his many igloo constructions.’’
Rotate by Birger Christensen
‘’For the collection this season ROTATE wanted to strike the balance between over-the-top glamour and a more subtle sexy feel. After a tumultuous couple of years, ROTATE was excited to bring the focus back to statement dresses for SS22. Think sequins, short hemlines, and new shapes in stretchy fabrics with nineties-esque cutouts.’’
Baum und Pferdgarten
Baum und Pferdgarten Spring/Summer 2022 collection is an homage to Finnish modernist architect and designer, Alvar Aalto. Inspired in particular by Aalto’s outdoor swimming pools, his attention to the delicate balance between strong graphic lines and soft organic shapes, the creative team at Baum und Pferdgarten has investigated the balance between functionality and aesthetics in an effortless mix of new athleisure with references to swimwear and bold pieces for easy living.
Love & Tragedy
With design principles and aesthetics rooted in curiosity and research, Soulland is characterized by timelessness, contrast and an environmental conscience.
Creative director Birgitte Raben, inspired by the work of artists Gioele Amaro and Olafur Eliasson created a game of reflections and textures in a modern feminine silhouette.
“In exploring a time before I was born, the aesthetic has become almost once-removed - it’s kind of abstracted; as though I’ve rendered a memory I never really had. Only photographs - and some treasured vintage copies of Good Housekeeping! - have allowed us to step back into the world my mum forged such a powerful professional life in. We’ve taken what we found in that imagined place, and rendered it new.” Julie Brøgger
Remain by Birger Christensen
‘’inspired by the energy in human connections and the urge we all feel to be set free. It is meant to celebrate vitality, connectivity and freedom’’.
With a 90s fashion mood, sporty elements, sexy and flashy attitude, The REMAIN Spring/Summer 2022 show took place in a church to the sounds of the decade club music.