Introducing CPHFW NEWTALENT SS24 scheme supported by CIRCULOSE®

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CPHFW NEWTALENT scheme supported by CIRCULOSE® onboards key new brands, partners and patrons for SS24 edition

For the forthcoming edition of Copenhagen Fashion Week, CPHFW NEWTALENT scheme supported by CIRCULOSE® continues nurturing emerging talents from the Nordics with a range of activations to spotlight the next generation of fashion visionaries.
This season Nicklas Skovgaard and Rolf Ekroth will present their first showcases, with P.L.N. and Latimmier presenting their third and final showcases as part of the scheme. MLGA, the One To Watch designer, will present through an installation at the official CPHFW Talk Program venue in the Polestar Space.

The dedicated CPHFW NEWTALENT Showroom located in the heart of Copenhagen will provide global industry leaders with an opportunity to familiarise themselves with the exceptional brands participating in the scheme as well as Alumni such as A. Roege Hove and Vain, represented by Fashion In Helsinki.

See the collections at the CPHFW NEWTALENT Showroom

During the SS24 season, CPHFW NEWTALENT will host a showroom supported by CIRCULOSE®, introducing the Nordic and international press and buyer community to a selection of leading emerging designers of the Nordics. For the SS24 edition, the CPHFW NEWTALENT showroom will host 6 emerging designers, counting Latimmier and P.L.N., represented by CPHFW, Rolf Ekroth represented by CPHFW and ALPHA, Nicklas Skovgaard represented by CPHFW and nominated a finalist of the Wessel & Vett Fashion Prize 2022, CPHFW NEWTALENT alumni A. Roege Hove represented by CPHFW and VAIN represented by Fashion in Helsinki.


CPHFW NEWTALENT One To Watch is a recognition spotlight granted to a designer or brand with an exceptional creative vision. Alongside extensive communication by Copenhagen Fashion Week, the brand is provided a free slot on the official Presentation & Event schedule for showcasing their collection as an installation during fashion week. For SS24, CPHFW NEWTALENT's One to Watch is MLGA, which will hold an installation on Tuesday, 8 August 20:00 – 22:00 as part of the August 2023 edition. They are highlighted as a key brand within the Copenhagen Fashion Week edition that is representative of the next generation of creative talent.

International Industry Leaders supporting emerging talent

Each of the brands admitted to CPHFW NEWTALENT will be provided sessions with mentors of their own choice. The sessions can be used across all mentors listed below, at the convenience of the brand, and the respective mentor.

Mentors include:

  • Ida Petersson, Buying Director, Browns
  • Julie Gilhart, CDO & President, Tomorrow Ltd. & Tomorrow Projects
  • Clara Cornet, Fashion and Beauty Strategic Partnerships, Instagram
  • Mahoro Seward, Fashion Features Editor, i-D Magazine
  • Bruce Pask, Bergdorf Goodman & Neiman Marcus
  • Denise Christensen, CEO, Birger Christensen Collective
  • Nabil Aliffi, Advisory Board Member, Former Global Chief Creative Officer, Membership Collective Group, Soho House
  • Anders Sølvsteen Thomsen, Fashion Consultant and Stylist, Freelance
  • Emily Chan, Senior Sustainability & Features Editor, British Vogue

Vital partnerships providing support to the program

CIRCULOSE® is a Next Gen material made from 100% recycled textiles, giving new opportunities for fashion to become circular. By partnering with CPHFW NEWTALENT, CIRCULOSE® ensures they are educating the next generation of visionary leaders about the newfound opportunities in fashion and aims to incur positive impact.

As the Official Hair Sponsor of CPHFW NEWTALENT, MONPURE will support emerging brands with products and hairstyling that focuses on hair health, offering their hair expertise to create bespoke runway-ready looks for their August shows. For the SS24 season, MONPURE has partnered with Rolf Ekroth and P.L.N. from the CPHFW NEWTALENT scheme and will be powering hair backstage at both showcases in August.

Birger Christensen Collective
As Patron of CPHFW NEWTALENT, Birger Christensen Collective will offer financial support to the brands part of the scheme via bursaries earmarked for their showcases during the August edition of Copenhagen Fashion Week, as well as advice as part of the CPHFW NEWTALENT mentor program.

The Wessel & Vett Foundation
Copenhagen Fashion Week is proud to announce our continued partnership with Wessel & Vett Fashion Prize (previously Magasin du Nord Fashion Prize) as the Bursary Partner of CPHFW NEWTALENT, their contribution offers financial support to the brands part of the scheme via bursaries earmarked for their showcases.

Statens Kunstfond
Copenhagen Fashion Week is proud to have received support from Statens Kunstfond for CPHFW NEWTALENT. Their contribution will too offer the brands financial support earmarked for the production of their showcases for SS24.

Fashion in Helsinki
Copenhagen Fashion Week is delighted to share Fashion in Helsinki as a Knowledge Partner of CPHFW NEWTALENT, supporting emerging talents in Finnish fashion.

ALPHA is a talent incubator showcasing and supporting the best-emerging talents and graduates from the Nordic countries. ALPHA and Copenhagen Fashion Week have teamed up to promote and support the best of Nordic talent through both platforms.

Special Advisor Ane Lynge-Jorlén
Ane Lynge-Jorlén supports and contributes to CPHFW NEWTALENT as Special Advisor to the Copenhagen Fashion Week team. Ane Lynge-Jorlén plays an active role in advising on new emerging brands for CPHFW NEWTALENT, and provides consultancy.

Show Advisors STUDIO BOUM and inter.agcy
STUDIO BOUM and inter.agcy have offered 1-on-1 sessions with the brands part of the scheme in the lead-up to fashion week, to advise on and prepare the brands for their showcases. inter.agcy is producing this season's CPHFW NEWTALENT showroom.


CPHFW NEWTALENT supported by CIRCULOSE® is a talent support scheme for Nordic emerging brands with less than five years in business. Established by Copenhagen Fashion Week to nurture, develop, and promote emerging Nordic talent on a global scale, the scheme creates new opportunities for three to four emerging designers per season via monetary support, mentorships, partnership offerings, professional advisors, onboarding to the official Copenhagen Fashion Week show schedule, event participation, showroom activations, alumni network, and extensive PR through Copenhagen Fashion Week's international community and channels.

Find out more about the CPHFW NEWTALENT scheme by following the link.