Danish design

Danish furniture

It’s no surprise to hear that Danes have style.  You see it in the clothes they wear (a scarf is the #1 accessory in Denmark, even with a bathing suite!) and the furniture they style their homes with.  Danish influence in fashion and furniture is everywhere you look.  From runway shows around the world to the mid-century modern style that is so popular these days, Danske mode is in!


Danish street style

This year Danish fashion made headlines.  From New York to Paris their take on fashion – simple, quality items that are functional and practical – has been making a mark and catching the eye of many a fashionable gal and fashion-forward gent.

(Read more here about how to master Danish style.)




Effortlessly chic in Denmark

Although the months of September and October are packed full of fashion week excitement from London, Milan, Paris, as well as, Turkey, Budapest, China and more it seems the Danes are making headlines once again.  Copenhagen Fashion Week revved onto the scene in early August, and New York Fashion Week is wrapping up today.  It’s only too long before we’ll start seeing on-trend reverberations making their way into magazines, window shops and on street-chic urbanites.  (Find out where the best streets to shop in Copenhagen are.)


Danish runway

Danish fashion blogger Pernille Teisbaek

What is it about den Danske måde (the Danish way) that appeals to so many in the fashion world?  Whether it’s layering a chunky sweater with a scarf and shorts, or pairing ‘trainers’ with a skirt, Danish style is effortless and artful – and who doesn’t want to look like that?  However, their style also provides functionality while riding a bike or commuting in the ever-changing climate.  (Read more hear about some of the best Scandinavian fashion bloggers.)



Although Danish fashion can still pay homage to traditional dress, today Danish street style is among the very best.

danish runway

Valentino RTW Fall 2013


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Don’t Forget About These Upcoming Local Events!

Saturday, September 26th – The Danish Home Foundation’s Annual Benefit at Arlington Racetrack


Wednesday, September 30th – The DAAC & The Danish Home 15th Annual Golf Outing


And in Other News…

Why is world-famous Copenhagen restaurant Noma closing?  Read our recent post about how Danish food has made the rest of the world hungry!


Game of Thrones Gets a Little More Danish with actor Pilou Asbæk joining the cast!