Kopenhagen Fur opened fashion week
30 January 2014Fashion & Lifestyle
Kopenhagen Fur opened Copenhagen Fashion Week this Wednesday at the grand city hall. Over 800 guest attended with prominent figures from the world of politics, business and culture. International journalists and buyers watched, as the Danish fur auction house demonstrated how the fur fashion will look like this coming fall and winter.
Kopenhagen Fur invited three Danish and three Chinese designers to show their designs of current fur fashion. The title of the show was "East West Fusion" which stated that Kopenhagen Fur wanted to celebrate not only the fusion on the catwalk between various styles and cultural expressions, but also the export success that Kopenhagen Fur is experiencing. Currently mink skins make out one third of the total Danish export to China and Hong Kong, which was also marked with plenty of fun activities on the Copenhagen Town Hall square.
East West Fusion
The meeting between the creative forces and the world's largest fur auction house resulted in innovative fur creations from the designers.
Freya Dalsjö, Anne Sofie Madsen, Jean//phil were the three Danish designers. Among other things they presented fur coats with graphical touches and creative reinterpretations that contained clear references to modern hip hop culture and Nordic, functional men's fashion. China and Hong Kong was represented by JAMY WEE, YouZ and Beautyberry. They all presented more classical designs with a focus on volume. Various combinations of fur - for instance mink and fox - were predominant and they created an extravagant overall impression.
Chinese New Year
Just before the guests stepped inside to see the grand fur show, they had the opportunity of enjoying the sight of ladies dressed in fur on the Copenhagen Town Hall Square. They were handing out fortune cookies while the Danish Chinese Cultural Association arranged lion dance. They were cheered on by crowds of bystanders that were delighted by the sight of the dancers.