Minimarket was, together with the show of Beckmans Design College, my favorite during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Stockholm. It all began with Rossy de Palma, actress and muse of Pedro Almodóvar, disrobing several gowns and then intermitting the defilé of models presenting the new collection by magic tricks performed by Rossy and Danish artist Jewels, who, in the end, even swallowed a sword.
Archive: February 2012
When in Copenhagen last week, I used the chance to visit Vibe Harsløf, the talented jewelry designer in her studio in Østerbro – and I was amazed to see how her collections developed when we looked at her archive.
Andrew Bujalski is an American filmmaker who’s been working quietly (quietly is certainly the most suitable word to describe his films) for 10 years now, beginning with his first feature Funny Ha Ha, which, for better or for worse, launched what came to be called the mumblecore movement. He’s in Berlin for the month, where he’s teaching a master class at the Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie, and was kind enough to fill me in on his thoughts on his work and, of course, that pesky moniker the ‘Godfather of Mumblecore.’
Stine Riis from the London College of Fashion won the first H&M Design Award and was granted a show during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Stockholm, in addition to a financial price of 50.000€ to start her brand.