COPENHAGEN FASHION WEEK: WHAT TO EXPECT

COPENHAGEN FASHION WEEK: WHAT TO EXPECT

by Juliette Eleuterio
7 min
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It’s that time of the year where we all rejoice at the fact that the dreadful month of January is finally ending, and who better to accompany us into the next month other than Copenhagen’s finest designers at Copenhagen Fashion Week? While fashion weeks are always packed with a million things happening all at once, we have compiled a list of the shows and events you don’t want to miss taking place in the Dutch capital for your personal navigation.

CIFF FASHION EXPERIENCE – 30/01 UNTIL 03/02

Kickstarting Copenhagen Fashion Week with a day full of events and talks, the Copenhagen International Fashion Fair brings us their Fashion Experience. Having launched 30 years ago, the CIFF celebrates its 60th edition of its bi-annual fair which brings commerce, fashion, creativity and Danish culture all under one roof. As is the case every year, we are excited to find out what new, exciting and – above all – talented creatives the CIFF has to showcase.

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STAMM – 31/01 (13:00 CET / 12:00 GMT)

Having launched at CPHFW last summer, STAMM’s first collection titled “Yes You Can Fly” saw the founder Elisebet Stamm, who previously worked for A.A.Spectrum, give us her interpretation of ‘globetrotting’ fashion. For her upcoming collection, we can expect a juxtaposition between high fashion and functional wear with inspirations from all over Scandinavia.

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P.L.N. – 31/01 (17:00 CET / 16:00 GMT)

P.L.N. is CPHFW’s edgy younger sibling. Founded by Peter Lundvald Nielsen back in 2020, the brand places itself in the middle of European punk and goth culture whilst exploring ideas of non-conformist sexuality and gender identity. Messy cuts, lots of dark and sinister colours and an overall dishevelled look is bound to make an appearance on the runway.

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(DI)VISION – 31/01 (19:00 CET / 18:00 GMT)

The last collection we saw from (di)vision took us on an otherworldly psychedelic trip in the thick forests of Denmark with the powerful message that the Earth does not belong to us, rather, we are just transient guests. What societal commentary will (di)vision make this season? We’ll have to tune in to find out.

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SELAM FESSAHAYE – 01/02 (15:00 CET / 14:00 GMT)

Selam Fessahaye is one to keep an eye out for. Bringing “the most diversely casted runways in Scandinavian fashion history”, former stylist and costume designer Selam Fessahaye’s namesake brand is hard to miss. With bold colours and patterns, the maximalist aesthetic is set to blow all of us away yet again this season.

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STINE GOYA – 01/02 (19:00 CET / 18:00 GMT)

A masterclass in modern femininity, Stine Goya never fails to deliver an array of elegant slip dresses and sharp, strong suits. Last season’s show saw the models strutting down the runway alongside collapsing sand pillars. Will the models be surrounded by ice sculptures this time around? Stine Goya’s recent cryptic Instagram post makes us wonder if so…

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WOOD WOOD – 01/02 (20:00 CET / 19:00 GMT)

One of the oldest brands to show at CPHFW, Wood Wood’s last A/W collection gave us elevated streetwear while paying homage to the Danish artist Tal R. No stranger to collaborations, it is entirely possible Wood Wood will tap another creative for this upcoming collection. All we know so far is the name of the collection, “Heaven Out There”, shared in an Instagram post earlier this week.

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HOLZWEILER – 02/02 (15:00 CET / 14:00 GMT)

If we can expect one thing from the Norwegian brand this season it would be drawstrings. Inspired by all things nature (the upcoming collection is called “Deep Sea”) and placed into a contemporary context, Holzweiler perfectly captures the clean cut Copenhagen aesthetic and pushes its boundaries with the use of fringes, cut outs and funky patterns.

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ISO.POETISM – 02/02 (19:00 CET / 18:00 GMT)

Iso.Poetism by Tobias Birk Nielsen is dystopian gorpcore at its finest. The brand presents its functional wear in a world filled where acid wash and bleach stains are more than intentional. Prepare yourself for a grey show featuring puffers, trackies and an array of headgear. 

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GANNI – 02/02 (20:00 CET / 19:00 GMT)

The internationally acclaimed brand Ganni will be the most anticipated show of CPHFW and also the last, but don’t worry as the following day will be filled with events and talks. Its last collection shined through its use of textures and bright colours, whilst models strutted and cycled down a pier. Who knows which unsuspecting location Ganni will take us to this time around and how many stunts will be performed, all we can hope for is that it will be an unforgettable show to close an unforgettable Fashion Week.

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