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Global Mode: HERA

A few weeks ago I was in the audience for “Swedish Innovations & High Street Fashion,” a conference held at the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design. Combining the academic with the commercial, the topics ranged from “Swedish fashion industry in the 20th century” by Ulrika Berglund, PhD candidate at the Centre for Fashion Studies at Stockholm University, to “‘It’s not what you do but how …

Book Review: “Fashion Scandinavia”

We’ve just moved back to Stockholm from Boulder (whose kick-ass rock-climbing, heli-skiing, mountain-biking citizens were once deemed “Worst Dressed but Best Looking Underneath“), and I am appreciating this fashionable European city anew. I listen to the podcast Stil i P1 (wrote about it here), and one of the episodes from early this year focused on what it means to design Swedish fashion. Is it a …

From the Archives: A Safer Ride, Fashionably

The week before I move back to Sweden, I thought I’d repost my very first post for Worn Through on cycling in Sweden, originally published in December 2011. Enjoy, and I’ll be back with a book review in two weeks!   As I write this, it is just after 4 PM. The sun is long gone, the sunset is slipping away right behind it, and …

From The Archive: Digitalt Museum

I’m in Sweden for a little Easter holiday this week, so please enjoy this post from when I lived there and covered that stylish country for Worn Through! I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below. Glad Påsk!   As someone who is always looking out for new resources and constructive ways to use my time, I thought I would pass along …

The Swedish Fashion Miracle

With Stockholm Fashion Week behind us, this seems as good a time as ever to introduce you to det svenska modeundret, or, “The Swedish Fashion Miracle”. I assume you haven’t heard of it? The term has been thrown around here over the past few years, and its meaning–and very existence–continue to be debated in the press and online. Last year, Karin Falk published her first …

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