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    Ostwald Helgason: FW2012

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    Ostwald Helgason: FW2012

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    Ostwald Helgason: FW2012

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    Ostwald Helgason: FW2012

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    Ostwald Helgason: FW2012

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    Ostwald Helgason: FW2012

DesignMarch: Ostwald Helgason

Posted by Bryony Quinn,

I spotted someone wearing the most extraordinary skirt in Reykjavik. It was bold, exciting, beautifully tailored and I followed it (and the person inside it). It wasn’t weird at all, especially after they’d stopped and excitedly explained that it was an Ostwald Helgason piece. German-born Susanne Ostwalk and Icelandic Ingvar Helgason create narrative collections, my favourite of which is the Terra Nova inspired FW2012 complete with stranded ship motifs, reworked naval cuts, drape-like folds and unexpected shapes. Frequently referred to as intelligent design, they are also totally refined and unequivocally cool. If I had that skirt, I’d feel like a powerful lady.

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Posted by Bryony Quinn

Bryony was It’s Nice That’s first ever intern and worked her way up to assistant online editor before moving on to pursue other interests in the summer of 2012.