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Designers Remix Collection

I’m sure I’ve mentioned before how much I love the pioneering brands emerging from Europe over the last few years, which is why you shouldn’t be surprised when I say that another Danish brand has caught my attention, Designers Remix Collection. The designer behind the brand, Charlotte Eskildsen, says that is it a “high-end line of clothing designed to be as unpredictable as the women who wear them. In a style that’s sexy, edgy and slightly askew,” and this is exactly what you get.

Black is a prominent colour throughout the collection, but it certainly isn’t bland in fact everything is amazing, especially the materials and cuts. With most of Designers Remix’s current collection, the devil is in the detail, organza pleats, feathers, zips, ruffles and giant shoulders, are just some of the elements that make the designs unique. These are the sort of dresses that turn every head when you walk into a room, yet you’re never in danger of crossing the OTT line.

As well as dresses, the collection features skin tight leather trousers, a gorgeous collection of knits and several statement coats. If you were looking to stay on trend and warm this season, then you’ll probably want to snap up the entire Designers Remix Collection.

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Margit Brandt


Another Metropol brand that About your Dress loves is Margit Brandt, which was re-launched in 2005. After being one of the staple brands during the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s and bring renowned worldwide, Margit Brandt is back due to the popular demand of past customers and representatives from the fashion elite.

The brand has been reinvented and modernized by infusing new materials, colours and styles with the original trendsetting designs, however the designs are still unmistakably Margit Brandt. The clothes have a European feel, with lots of draping and clever tailoring, however it is mixed in with gorgeous prints and more daring pieces, and each piece is finished beautifully, giving the pieces a classic yet unique twist.

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Suit

Denmark based brand Suit was launched in 2004 as a menswear line targeting those who preferred a classic style combined with a stylish twist executed in exclusive and quality materials. They later developed a womanswear brand based on the same values, which comes in the form of loose tailored trousers, shapely jumpsuits and simple dresses. The pieces are perfect for a stylish work wardrobe when teamed with accessorises and heels, but also look great mixed in with other current trends for a relaxed daytime look.

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Noblesse

Denmark based brand Noblesse is the brainchild of designer Birgitte Herskind and business partner Tommy Hyldahl, launched in January 2009 to immediate success, as the Autumn 09 collection was snapped up by agents in no less than 9 different countries. The main themes of Noblesse’s Spring/Summer 2010 collection are those of sharp tailoring mixed with soft designs, giving off a strong but ultimately feminine feel, their colour palette is mostly nudes, greys and beiges with some darker tones thrown in.

However, there are some wild card garments present, in the form of graphic print harems and leather trousers, which they have successfully incorporated into the collection by teaming them up with softer items. About your Dress is predicting big things for Noblesse, as they are already coming into their own after just two collections, with gorgeous garments and a meticulous attention to detail.

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Won Hundred

Danish brand Won Hundred primarily draws inspiration from different movements within music, cinema and art. The brand was rooted in classical menswear and traditional formalwear, but they have a willingness to take risks, which led to rapid interest in their clothes and the development of a womanswear collection. In 2008 they hosted their first major fashion show at Copenhagen Fashion Week, and have gone from strength to strength since then, with their collections now being stocked in 170 stores across the world.

Their clothes are still based on smart tailoring, but using a range of materials, shapes and patterns, creating beautifully made pieces. With a mix of tight jeans, baggy trousers and shapely jumpers, amongst other gorgeous garments, you could easily create the base of your wardrobe for any season from Won Hundred’s collections, and throw a few of their more unique pieces in for special occasions.

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Best Behavior

In 2004 Danish duo Marie Ørberg and Malene Brøchner established a women’s design & fashion concept Best Behavior, with the ultimate goal of setting new standards in design for women. Their simple cocktail of basic colours, unusual cuts, cool details and good fit is a winning combination, creating clothes that are highly wearable and versatile, whilst still being extremely fashionable.

For Best Behavior, their Spring/Summer 2010 is all about sexy silhouettes. Their previous collections were well known for their oversized designs, however they have challenged themselves this season to include more tight looks, by launching White Label along side their well known Blue Label. Where the Blue Label designs have the casual, wear everyday characteristics of Best Behavior, White Label designs are hand-picked favourites that represents their experimental side, where the designs can play with new ideas. Both sides of the collection are as gorgeous as each other, there is just something to suit no matter the occasion.

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Gestuz

In 2007, Sanne Sehested Nielsen and Lene Boesen came together to give Denmark Gestuz, just over 2 years later they are represented in 25 different countries. The three designers, one of whom is also a graphic artist, put their skills and knowledge together to create clothing for the “Laidback rock fashionista”, striking the perfect balance between sexy and laid back.

The collections have an edge to them; creating pretty dresses in leather and putting striking prints on draping fabrics give each piece a unique twist. However, Gestuz are careful not to take the designs a step too far, into “unwearable in real life” territory, making them an essential for the everyday fashionista.

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