Saks Potts: For all kinds of princesses

As a critic, it is not politically correct to write this sort of thing. But here goes. I love Saks Potts. These two young women, Barbara Potts and Catherine Saks, have exceptional talent, guts, and courage — qualities propelling their design to a worldwide platform.

HALO: Fitness finesse

The sports brand HALO strikes again. Sportswear has never been hotter or more wearable, whether worn for Sunday chill or extreme races, and for either purpose HALO is among the hottest brands to be seen in at the moment.

Munthe: Democratic luxury

How can you top a fab collection like Naja Munthe’s autumn 2019, out later this month, when we all shall want its emerald green satin trousers and coat, the black trousers lined with contrasting gallons, and the coat in shiny green flowered patterned damask?

Hærværk + Future of Fashion: Lost kids

Monster energy drinks and Tekken, what else does one need to portray lost kids in the Copenhagen industrial docks? Perhaps a few other elements, but in any case those were two key ingredients in the young and talented designer Niels Grundtoft’s Hærværk vision Wednesday afternoon.

Designers’ Nest: Going global

In a steamy warehouse Tuesday evening, Scandinavia’s top five design schools — Kolding, Danish Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Beckmans, and Aalto — presented their annual picks from the graduating classes.

Helmstedt: Making waves

The temperature is tropical. A woman sits in a bathtub with octopus arms hanging from the side. She listens to the sounds from the ocean in the conch she is holding to her ear. We are inside the Opera of Freetown Christiania in Copenhagen, packed to the max with people, eager to see what tailor-turned-designer Emilie Helmstedt has in store for us.