Labels you can't live without
This month has everything from your favourite blue jeans to that perfect blazer you can never seem to find. Wolf has trawled the fashion pages, searching for what’s hot and what’s not, to bring you the Top Ten Scandinavian fashion labels you can’t live without.
Nudie is the go-to for all things denim. With a commitment to quality and fine craftsmanship, purchasing a pair of these stylish jeans will put your wardrobe in good stead for the coming seasons. Best of all, in recent years Nudie has promised to provide fair living wages to all individuals involved in their overseas manufacturing, so when you part with your hard-earned cash you know it will be going to someone who needs it.
Shop Nudie Jean, here.
The Stockholm based Acne Studios is a long-time favourite of Team Wolf, and the 2014 pre-fall collection is no exception. This collection is all about boxy silhouettes, detailed tailoring, and a minimalist colour palette. Our favourite pieces have to be the Elva Denim Jacket, and the Chow Gab Shift Dress.
Shop Acne Studios, here.
In 2013 Carin Wester celebrated its ten year anniversary - Happy Birthday Carin! This year fashion aficionados can expect to see great things from this unique design house, with the start of 2014 already bringing some great pieces - our favourites are the Adelle Tee and the asymmetric Alma Skirt.
Shop Carin Wester, here.
V Avenue Shoe Repair
Astrid Olsson and Lee Cotter, the duo behind Fifth Avenue Shoe Repair, have a flair for dramatic cuts and innovative styling. Their collections often feature a minimalist colour palette, clean tailoring, and clever detailing. Our number one choice for the ladies this month is the Smoke Jacket in black.
Shop V Avenue Shoe Repair, here.
If you are looking for premium quality sportswear then Norse Projects is your go to label. Established in Copenhagen in 2004, Norse have been creating relevant and wearable pieces for a decade. You just can't argue with style and experience!
Shop Norse Projects, here.
Let’s face it – nobody does chic-casual like Cheap Monday. There is nothing quite like a classic Cheap Monday tee and hoodie for a lazy Sunday at home. This season, our top pick is the Omega wide leg jean. Bring on the 90’s revival!
Shop Cheap Monday, here.
The Collection of Style is just that; a collection of beautifully designed pieces at affordable prices. COS is a great place to look for high quality basics and wardrobe essentials, but you can also find some really great one-off pieces including on-trend tailored dresses and jackets.
Shop COS stores, here.
Minimum has Nordic design down pat, with laid-back style, clean tailoring, and perfect practicality all coming together to create looks that are effortlessly cool. The Spring 2014 collection features a smattering of vivid prints and a few pieces of to-die-for denim.
Shop Minimum, here.
This is the perfect label for all you fellas seeking to bring a blast of fresh style to your wardrobe. This Danish label, founded in 2008 as an eyewear maker, has gone from strength to strength, producing clothing that is both fashion-forward and highly wearable. Our pick for this season is the Crew Neck Steen.
Shop Han Kjøbenhavn, here.
The Whyred look is inspired by art, music, and fine tailoring. With a highly modernist aesthetic Whyred creates pieces that are well-made and highly original. This season looks inspiring for both men and women, with some well-cut blazers that are certain to suit any wardrobe.
Shop Whyred, here.
All images sourced directly from relevant label websites.
Words: Annie Ferguson