Pre Fall Trends

I was looking at the Pre Fall Runway looks this year on StyleSight and they are so amazing. Minimalism, sportswear, animal motifs, florals,stripes were very prominent. Large coats, sweaters, suits. Fabrics such as velvet, satin, fur, leather and dense were very popular. It all looked very promising, I saw nothing that I really disliked. These upcoming trends a specially liked.

Cobalt Blues.

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Navy Blues.

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Reykjavik Fashion Festival, or better known as RFF, is held 14-16th of march. This is the fourth time this festival is held and it is to draw attention to Icelandic fashion design. I might be able to go back to Iceland on my Easter break, so hopefully I can attend this event. Design March, which is Iceland´s most important annual design event, is also held this same weekend so march is definitely the month to be in Iceland.

Eight very talented and interesting Icelandic designers have been picked to present their collections at RFF this year.

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GetProductImage (1) GetProductImage (2) GetProductImage (3) GetProductImageELLA. Established in 2011. Elinros Lindal, and few other very talented designers, are behind this brand and the goal is to bring honesty into the fashion world. This year collection reflects the state of mind of the design team, it is time to celebrate but with grace and mindfulness.

25851_378084172766_4922543_n 25851_378084177766_7544491_n 25851_378084182766_405222_n 25851_378084192766_5149606_nFarmers Market. Created 2005. Inpired by Icelandic roots, combining classic Nordic design elements with chic modernity. They use natural fabrics in their clothing, respect for the environment is their key value.

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re2 rey1 rey3 rey4REY. Founded in 2010. Rebekka Jónsdóttir is the designer behind the brand. The key is to make timeless quiality clothing for women with  strong emphasis on fabric selection and tailoring. Minimal with a twist is the design aesthetic of this brand

yr yr1 yr2 yr3ÝR. Ýr Þrastadóttir is the designer behind the label ÝR. The collection this year is inspired by human anatomy, historical aristocracy and of the androgynous street wear of today’s style.