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THE NEW CREATIVES: BERGGREN STUDIO

Tove Berggren’s design track record includes names like Henrik Vibskov, Hussein Chalayan, House of Dagmar, Minimarket and many other brands balancing between art and fashion. This is a natural choice for a woman who has degrees both in textile design and fine arts. With Berggren Studio, Tove is establishing a new brand for which she is the sole creative director. The relationship between art and fashion will continue developing, now seen from her own perspective.

Though Berggren Studio is Copenhagen based, Tove’s Swedish roots are the base of much of her inspiration. Her print universe is the base from which a strong connection to shapes, colours, and ambiance of the Nordic nature is apparent.

Berggren finds perfection in the imperfect, that is why many of her prints are created as a graphic experience to be explored and perceived individually, in the same way as people experience each other differently.

Tove’s many years in the fashion industry have equipped her with a philosophy that forces her to not only create, but to work in a collaborative way. Whether sketching a collection or engaging in a collaboration. Tove does her utmost to entice her customer’s curiosity and to add to a business that has already seen so much. See more about her work at www.toveberggren.se

flock

THE NEW CREATIVES: FLOCK

The duo believes physical stimulation is essential to human survival and happiness even in our time of digital elongation of our bodies. They believe that despite the enormous impact of computers, and discussion about virtual and reality, textiles and tactility are essential to our existence. An understanding of the importance of textiles fused with the growing digital knowledge can potentially determine the future of clothing. By rethinking reality and aesthetic, Flock has worked on creating tactility in a digitally built universe - constantly recognising the coexistence of tradition and technology as essential.

Their recent collection, Picnic Posse, is a colourful pattern based unisex collection in a simple and functional silhouette. It is inspired by the zeitgeist of today in which boundaries between cultures and gender are blurred. The collection is a contrasting fusion between functional shapes and multicoloured textiles in a vivid universe. Flock wants to challenge the Norse monochromatic aesthetic and instead instigate the senses through colour and print.

The pair works in opposite ways; one is targeting body and shape, the other surface and graphics. Therefore, Flock serves as the perfect cooperation for the two designers to share knowledge and expertise in a joint project. Instead of adhering to the monotonous industrial standards of at least 2-4 collections a year, Flock wishes to slowly add to their universe. This way they can continually investigate their aesthetic in both print and silhouette. By insisting on this approach, they hope to inspire their customers to review their shopping behaviour and subsequently buy less but better garments.

A focal point for Flock is to reinterpret simple historical shapes in clothing. For instance, the kimono and other authentic Asian uniforms that have been translated into the Flock universe through a range of adjustable and functional details. Flock wants their customers to observe their collection as a unified identity with multitude usage instead of single pieces of clothing for a man or a woman. By allowing for a combination of the different styles because of the gender-neutral appearance, the collection can be perceived as conjoining building blocks with numerous solutions.

Finally, what drives the project bringing clothing with intelligence and passion into the world. By creating unique handcrafted garments in a module based, add-on urging and consumption-minimising universe, Flock is essentially about building a lasting relationship between wearer and garment.

http://f-l-o-c-k.com/

The New Creatives Event

THE NEW CREATIVES: FLOCK, BERGGREN STUDIO AND WEARETHEFACES

We are happy to present The New Creatives from Scandinavia which will be exhibited in our CPH Henrik Vibskov Boutique. On Thursday 4 May our store will be transformed into exhibition space where you will have the opportunity to meet the fresh Scandinavian brands: FLOCK, Berggren Studio and WE ARE THE FACES. Each brand will showcase their work and all together will celebrate the Scandinavian creativity and innovation. We are looking forward seeing you in our Henrik Vibskov Boutique!

FLOCK
Flock is a Copenhagen based brand by Siff Pristed and Emilie Carlsen. With simple and functional shapes, and strong expressions in patterns and colours, they create bold designs, that can be combined in numerous ways, regardless of sex and style. The coexistence of tradition and technology has influenced FLOCK, to work with a combination of manual crafts and digital techniques. With their designs, FLOCK wants to evoke an awareness of texture and tactility within a digital expression, giving every style a unique look and a strong significance.
http://f-l-o-c-k.com/

BERGGREN STUDIO
Though Berggren Studio is Copenhagen based, Tove’s Swedish roots are the base of much of her inspiration. Her print universe is the base from which a strong connection to shapes, colours, and ambience of the Nordic nature is apparent. Berggren finds perfection in the imperfect, that is why many of her prints are created as a graphic experience to be explored and perceived individually, in the same way as people experience each other differently.
http://www.berggrenstudio.com/

WEARETHEFACES
WE ARE THE FACES is a progressive, innovative and conscious design studio founded by Amanda Karijord (Norway) and Hannah Gutkauf (Austria) with the ambition of collaborating with creative minds to produce unique and wearable clothing. The brand is free of the restraint of specific gender, style, season or trend convention and actively centres its’ collections around a continuous dialogue with artists. The vision is to create a new form of a gallery; a conceptual playground with room for quirky stories and multifaceted creativity.
https://wearethefaces.com/

WHEN
4 May 2017

WHERE
HENRIK VIBSKOV BOUTIQUE
Krystalgade 6
1172 Copenhagen K

Special thanks to our sponsors:
Newcastle Brown Ale, JarritosNordic, Nomess Copenhagen

Team Vibs

INTERNS WANTED!!!

We are looking for interns to assist with the Henrik Vibskov Boutique Web and Online Communication:

You will become experienced in e-commerce and be given the opportunity to improve your journalistic skills.

You will be working in Boutique. The internship will be approximately 37 hours per week, spread over five days, and of course, we are quite flexible with study commitments.

Open Positions: 


Communication Internship
• Running Henrik Vibskov online platforms
• Creating campaigns and developing newsletter
• Assisting in the research of images and editing stories

Web Internship
• Assisting with maintaining Henrik Vibskov online shop
• Retail Management
• Merchandising 


You will need:
• To be fluent in English
• Skills in both Photoshop and InDesign
• To be independent, curious and outgoing
• To have an interest and knowledge in fashion and lifestyle

This is a non-paid internship, however, there is potential to grow within the company, and a great learning curve is guaranteed.

Period:
April - July 2017 or July - December 2017

Please send application and CV to: rune.park@henrikvibskov.com

Henrik Vibskov and Alexander Stutterheim at Copenhagen Henrik Vibskov Boutique
Henrik Vibskov X Stutterheim launch cellebration
Henrik Vibskov X Stutterheim launch cellebration
Henrik Vibskov X Stutterheim launch cellebration
Henrik Vibskov X Stutterheim launch cellebration
Henrik Vibskov X Stutterheim launch cellebration
Henrik Vibskov X Stutterheim launch cellebration
Henrik Vibskov X Stutterheim launch cellebration

PRESS. HENRIK VIBSKOV X STUTTERHEIM LAUNCH COPENHAGEN - PHOTOS BY VICTOR JONES FOR SOUNDVENUE

What an amazing launch celebration at our Copenhagen store yesterday! Thank you all for coming and celebrating with us a new collaboration between Henrik Vibskov and Stutterheim! Have a look at beautiful pictures by Victor Jones for Soundvenue. New raincoats are now available in our NYC, CPH store and online!

Very special thanks to our sponsors: Absolut, Newcastle Brown Ale, Uslu Airlines, Brands of beauty and Jarritos Nordic

Source: Soundvenue

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