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Scandinavian Designers how I love thee!

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Ennius, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. Ennius

    Ennius Well-Known Member

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    I have become a big fan of Scandinavian designers over the last several years. Sleek efficient styles that are well made.

    I hope folks will share some others (and products) that they like too! That is really the point of this thread - to get some new ideas.

    Below is my list of designers by country. I also included the stuff I like/own for each designers.

    Denmark

    (1) Mismo:

    I love my soft navy work bag: https://www.mismo.dk/collections/briefcases/products/soft-work-navy-dark-brown

    I want to get the navy backpack and maybe the navy suit carrier
    https://www.mismo.dk/collections/backpacks/products/backpack-dark-blue-dark-brown

    (2) SNS Herning:

    I have 4 stark cardigans. They are very well make, sleek and durable.
    http://www.sns-herning.com/men/product/stark-cardigan-15

    I also have 2 helix long sleeves which are excellent. The metallic is my favorite.

    the new reference jackets look pretty sweet, too.



    Sweden

    (1) Dunderdon.
    Kind of like a Swedish Carhart.

    I have a tan version of this jacket.
    http://www.dunderdon.de/en/products/outerwear/parka-men/j25-canvas-parka-dark-brown.html

    (2) Hestra.
    I only have one pair to date but like them very much.
    https://hestragloves.com/dress-glov...-deerskin-wool-tricot-man-five-finger/390100/



    Norway

    (1) Norwegian Rain. Stylish, well make and warm overcoats. I have the Moscow in black herringbone and really like it. And it is warm!

    http://norwegianrain.com/products/moscow

    I am thinking about getting one of these 3 for spring rain. Most likely the double brested.
    http://norwegianrain.com/products/nutter-s-petrichor-mid in mixed navy

    http://norwegianrain.com/products/geneve-homme in desert khaki

    http://norwegianrain.com/products/double-breasted in khaki.



    Iceland.

    (1) Farmer and Friends
    A small local brand I ran across. An interesting rustic look.

    I got the Keldur on sale in brown and its a nice casual coat. Icelandic wool I think.
    http://farmersandfriends.is/products/keldur

    I keep meaning to get the Muli cardigan but it hasnt gone on sale so I need to suck it up.

    http://farmersandfriends.is/products/muli
     
  2. Tuma

    Tuma Well-Known Member

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    Denmark has many good brands. Norse Projects still has very well made simple products and Han Kjobenhavn has their own bad boy aestethic with bit of a more aggressive fit. At least on par with SNS sweaters Andersen - Andersen makes very simple and stylish fisherman sweaters. Sweden has also Acne Studios. I am happy to own 2 of their leathers and one sweater.
     
  3. Ennius

    Ennius Well-Known Member

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    thanks Tuma.

    I am looking into those. Which sweaters do you own from Acne?

    I am also looking for a spring rain coat and Norse Projects has some nice options. Now I just need to find a NYC retailer that carries them.
     
  4. oulipien

    oulipien Well-Known Member

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    Nothing out of Finland?
     
  5. Tuma

    Tuma Well-Known Member

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    Finland seems to be a periphery what comes to menswear / street style. Even though there is logical reasons for that too Finland being slightly colder place than other Scandinavian countries. Any way there's some quite interesting Finnish brands. For example R-collection is a outdoorsy casual brand making very good quality stuff based on Finnish relaxed mentality. Think cottage, camping and stuff like that.

    From Acne I have bought over sized sweater called Fant. And Oliver leather jacket.
     
  6. Ennius

    Ennius Well-Known Member

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    thanks Tuma.

    R-collection reminds my a bit of Dunderdon.

    Its a shame the Dunderdon store closed in NYC.
     
  7. impress

    impress New Member

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    Nice indeed. Thanks for sharing those links. I have some labels from Denmark and love it. The quality is quite nice.
     

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