Danish Fashion Designer Merges Femininity with Functionality

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Danish Fashion Designer Merges Femininity with Functionality

Danish fashion designer Freya Dalsjø stretches borders in Danish fashion with fur, wild color combinations and architectural elements.

Danish fashion designer Freya Dalsjø founded her brand in Copenhagen in 2012 after studying fashion at the Royal Academy of fine arts in Antwerp, and somehow, this Danish designer manages to merge femininity with functionality.

Danish Fashion Designer Merges Femininity with Functionality
Freya Dalsjø, Creatures of the wind, Fall 2017

Her autumn 2017 collection, presented at the Copenhagen Fashion Week in Copenhagen in February included deconstructed suits and shirtdresses and coats with exaggerated shoulders. Dalsjø’s clothes showed bold, off-kilter silhouettes and emphasize on transforming high quality materials into unexpected timeless design.

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One can sense Dalsjø’s desire to mediate the manufactured and get to the heart of something a little more real, and the collection is defined by the use of bold colors and lines with an artistic and architectural approach.

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Danish Fashion Designer Merges Femininity with Functionality
Freya Dalsjø, suit, fall 2017

“I’m inspired by portraying a woman I know and am genuinely affected by her mood, reactions, and interactions, “says Dalsjø.  “All make me want to portray something that feels more real and communicates an idea that different women can relate to.”

About Freya Dalsjø
Born in Vejle, Denmark 1980
Fashion brand Freya Dalsjø established 2012
Educated at the Royal Academy of fine arts in Antwerp
Winner of Sølvtråden (Silver Tread) 2013
Winner of Elle Style Awards 2015
Cooperates with Copenhagen Fur

Danish Fashion Designer Merges Femininity with Functionality, written by Tor Kjolberg

Danish Fashion Designer Merges Femininity with Functionality
Freya Dalsjø, combination, fall 2017
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Journalist, PR and marketing consultant Tor Kjolberg has several degrees in marketing management. He started out as a marketing manager in Scandinavian companies and his last engagement before going solo was as director in one of Norway’s largest corporations. Tor realized early on that writing engaging stories was more efficient and far cheaper than paying for ads. He wrote hundreds of articles on products and services offered by the companies he worked for. Thus, he was attuned to the fact that storytelling was his passion.