Whilst the main circuit of London, New York Paris and Milan fashion weeks have an undoubted allure, each year Copenhagen’s own offering becomes more enticing. Be it the delightful brands (Ganni, Saks Potts and Stine Goya to name a few) or the dream street style, there’s just something about the Danish city that has the fashion world at it’s feet.
So, after three days of SS19 here’s your four main takeaways
1. Street Style Take-Away: Flip-Flops And Hawaiian Dad Shirts Are In
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As demonstrated by every second influencer at the Spring Summer 2019 Copenhagen Fashion Week, flip-flips (or thongs, depending on where you're reading this) and Hawaiian dad shirts are the accessories du jour.
Whilst logo bum bags, Réalisation Par skirts, prairie dresses and cowboy boots are still going strong, it's these two items, paired together here by Emili Sindlev, which will truly get you cool points.
Try sizing up and clashing on both to achieve ultimate beach town retirement home vibes.
2. The New Name To Watch: Influencer-Created Rotate
Influencer/stylist slashies Thora Valdimars and Jeanette Friis Madsen have added another string to their bow by creating their own brand Rotate.
Showing for the first time this season, the two mother's debut collection is 'a response to the pair's musing on the gaps in their own wardrobes, the pieces they dream of having in their lives.'
And, somewhat unsurprisingly, the show was a roaring success.
Thankfully the yellow and black dress pictured is See-Now-Buy-Now, what are you waiting for?
3. Fashion's Conscience: MUF10's Catwalk Protest
Whilst Copenhagen and Denmark-at-large are celebrated for their happy-go-lucky attitudes, streetwear brand MUF10 contributed a sombre and defiant moment to the week's fashionable proceedings.
Departing from Saks Pots beautiful opening show dancers, Malene Berger's floral goody bags and Ganni's laughing and dancing models, MUF10 took their space in the schedule to protest the countries controversial Burka ban.
Denmark's full-face veil ban came into effect days ago, despite Humans Rights Watch labelling the ban as 'discriminatory'.
Designer Reza Etamadi said of his protest, which showed covered women being given flowers by 'police officers', 'I have a duty to support all women's freedom of speech and freedom of thought.
'In Iran, where I was born, women fight to freely choose what to wear. In Denmark, where I grew up... women were free to choose how dressed or covered they wanted to dress.'
4. Dress Of The Season: Cecilie Bahnsen's Duvet Wonder
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Just like Molly Goddard's orange tulle dream at AW18 London Fashion Week, this Cecilie Bahnsen dress was everywhere this season.
Despite best efforts from a blue Stine Goya 70's creation, it was this backless, voluminous gown that truly stole the show. Worn by Jenny Walton for the highly-Instagrammed show, the duvet-like, strappy contraption was catnip for street style photographers.