This season’s Copenhagen Fashion Week, which takes place 2nd – 4th February, is entirely digital. Due to COVID-restrictions, the organization has opted for safety rather than trying to hold even a small number of in-person events. We applaud their proactive stance and are excited to see how the schedule translates as a fully digital fashion week.
From talks to runway shows and more, fashion week’s digital iteration offers accessibility for so many more than ever before. In terms of events, this season will be focused on live Q&A sessions with designers and others in the fashion industry, spearheaded by an array of international publications and journalists.
Here are the best open digital events taking place during Copenhagen Fashion Week AW21:
Live Designer Q&A with Schnayderman’s and Cassell A. Ferere, Contributor, Forbes US
Swedish menswear brands Schnayderman’s is all about high-quality basics that still look sleek. Tune in to hear their conversation with American writer, photographer, and extremely stylish man, Cassell A. Ferere, from the business magazine Fobes. Ferere is known for his focus on inclusive and ethical fashion, so expect a focus on that during the talk.
Small Talks, Big Conversations: Amelia Hoy with Ervin Latimer
Danish-American actor and activist Amelia Hoy will be having a short and sweet conversation with Finnish-American designer and queer artist Ervin Latimer. Latimer is the Managing Editor of Ruskeat Tytöt (Brown Girls), a platform that boosts media and culture representation and work of marginalized groups in Finland.
Small Talks, Big Conversations: The Journey of Rotate
Fashion designer Mads Nørgard and journalist Anne Christine Persson have recently released their book on Danish fashion, Modeleksikon. They also host the podcast “Afklædt” (Undressed). Get ready for a fascinating talk with the founders of Rotate Birger Christensen, a brand started in 2018 by influencers Jeanette Madsen and Thora Valdimarsdottir in partnership with Danish fashion brand Birger Christensen. Though the brand is young, they’ve already cemented their popularity by focusing on fun, playful partywear.
Live Q&A: Lovechild 1979 and Erin Fitzpatrick, Whowhatwear
Whowhatwear is an American digital publication and brand that showcases what’s new and trending globally. Their Senior News Editor Erin Fitzpatrick, will interview someone from the Danish fashion brand Lovechild 1979. Known for their whimsical, colorful, and patterned style, Lovechild 1979 has set itself apart on the Danish scene.
Small Talks, Big Conversations: Amelia Hoy with Robin Douglas Westling
One of the most interesting creatives working in Swedish fashion, Robin Douglas Westling is known for styling, consulting, and his work in the Swedish Fashion Council’s study “Racism, social sustainability and the lack of ethnic diversity within the Swedish fashion industry.” Get ready for what will surely be a fascinating and high-level discussion on anti-racist practices in the Scandinavian fashion industry.
Live Designer Q&A with Marimekko and Elie Inoue, Fashion Editor WWD Japan
Happy 70th anniversary to Finnish textile brand Marimekko! Women’s Wear Daily Japane’s Fashion Editor Elie Inoue will speak to Marimekko about their AW21 collection, creative process, and much more. Find out about one of Finland’s most important and beloved design brands.
Find out more about this season’s Copenhagen Fashion Week with their full schedule.