It was only in the early twenty-frst century that Icelandic fashion captured international attention, and Icelandic designers started dreaming of recognition in the global fashion system. Over the last decade, they have oscillated between affrming a cosmopolitan vision of the trendy North, and a commercial desire to brand their products with an identity rooted in the image of nature. Inspired by the international success of Björk as a global style icon, the young Icelandic fashion designers now dream of stepping forward as an "avant-garde" in the international fashion world.
|Number of pages||20|
|Journal||Fashion Theory - Journal of Dress Body and Culture|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 2011|
- Fashion design