Name: Malene Age: 25 Occupation: Architecture Student. Where are you from originally? Denmark. Do you think that your style is influenced at all by your interest in architecture? Yes. I also work in the fashion industry so I like to incorporate both worlds into my wardrobe. Which consists of mostly Stine Goya pieces.
LONDON--We all know the economic downturn has been tough on fashion—the past year alone has seen brands like Lyell, Phi, Tracy Feith and Abaete close in the wake of funding difficulties. But there are bright spots as well, and we’ve found one in Chelmsford, England, where a group of staffers from the recently closed Faith shoe store are reopening as an independent shop. Even sweeter: the new incarnation of Faith… is Hope! That’s right. The employees laid off when Faith closed earlier this year are reinventing themselves as the retail entrepreneurs behind Hope Footwear Ltd.
Here at Fashionista, we heart Swedish design. That's why we were thrilled to pop by the Ace Hotel last night to check out Stockholm-based label Hope'