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Monthly archive July, 2012

PopTech Iceland ❘ First videos out!

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PopTech visited Reykjavik a couple of weeks ago. Good news for those of you that missed it: the first videos have just been published online. Take a look at the superb talk by Tim Harford, for example: The PopTech website also has good recaps of both conference days – see… Read more

Suomi PRKL! Design


Suomi PRKL! Design is the latest addition to the blooming Reykjavik design shopping scene. The dotted, bright yellow, all-round feel-good store specializes in Finnish design and stocks everything from Iittala to  city bike Jopos to toys, Moomin products and retro baby clothes. Apart from the obvious design icons, we  recommend… Read more

dottirDOTTIR in Berlin

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Pop-up shop dottirDOTTIR opened in Berlin a couple of days ago. It stocks North-Atlantic avant-garde fashion and rare handcraft from Iceland, Greenland and The Faroe Islands, including the Icelandic Scintilla, EYGLO, Mundi, Hringa and Hlín Reykdal Here are a few lovely photos from the opening – we sure would love to… Read more

RVK Looks ❘ Olga

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    I love Icelandic fashion. Aftur is my favourite fashion brand. It’s colourful, happy, comfy and their clothes are made of recycled materials. – Olga, 36   RVK Looks is a street fashion series photographed in Reykjavik during DesignMarch 2012 by Liisa Jokinen, founder of the Finnish street style… Read more

RVK Looks ❘ Veronique

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    I just bought my bag in Eva store here in Reykjavik. My scarf is Madewell, the shirt from American Apparel, the rest is vintage. – Veronique, 26   RVK Looks is a street fashion series photographed in Reykjavik during DesignMarch 2012 by Liisa Jokinen, founder of the Finnish… Read more

RVK Looks ❘ Margret

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  I’m wearing a second hand jacket, dress and pants by Mundi and a bag from Nepal. I like to mix  second hand with unique pieces from Icelandic designers. – Margrét, 21     RVK Looks is a street fashion series photographed in Reykjavik during DesignMarch 2012 by Liisa Jokinen,… Read more

RVK Looks ❘ Begga

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  My style is graphic but it also depends on my mood. I like red and light browns, scarves and high heels. I shop while travelling and in 38 Prep, KronKron and Nostalgia here in Reykjavik. – Begga, 34   RVK Looks is a street fashion series photographed in Reykjavik… Read more

RVK Looks ❘ Tinna

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    I like fur, colours and second hand. Second hand is cheaper and with it it’s easier to create your own style. – Tinna, 24   RVK Looks is a street fashion series photographed in Reykjavik during DesignMarch 2012 by Liisa Jokinen, founder of the Finnish street style blog… Read more

PopTech Iceland 2012

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Inspiring, inspiring – PopTech brought their show to town (and to Harpa) last week, thank you for thought-provoking, exciting and colourful two days over to you at PopTech! While waiting for them to come back, take a look at their collection of online talks on design, architecture and more. We’ll… Read more