For travelers who want to bring home a piece of current trends.
Copenhagen is undoubtedly today’s hottest destination for contemporary fashion. Famous for minimalist takes on classic cuts, there are countless local shops displaying every season’s latest trends. Here are six boutiques that definitively characterize fashion’s current scene in Denmark. For travelers who want to bring home a piece of unique local taste, here are our picks:
Henrik Vibskov – Best Avant-garde Hub
Since 2006, Henrik Vibskov’s boutique has welcomed the hippest crowds who appreciate artistic expressions depicting off-the-beaten-path lifestyles. Besides being known as a fashion designer, Vibskov is also a filmmaker and a musician who brings his version of contemporary blend with avant-garde self interpretation. With an additional store in NYC, you can find other designers at his Copenhagen boutique to fully comprehend the authenticity of Copenhagen cool.
Storm – Best Concept Store
When it comes to being one of the most celebrated stores in Copenhagen, Storm takes the crown. By focusing on art, design, and fashion, Storm stocks some of Europe and Scandinavia’s most artistic brands inside its famous shop. Situated in a central shopping area, Storm is a great reminder of Colette in Paris where you can find a beautifully curated selection of art books, high-end fashion lines for both men and women. Our favorites were whimsical knick-knacks that you can easily pack in your suitcase.
Wood Wood – Best Hipster Gem
Right down the block from Storm is another gorgeous discovery: Wood Wood. You can’t possibly pigeon-hole this boutique since it’s a smart combination of avant-garde, streetwear, and high-end fashion. Compared to Storm, Wood Wood oozes a much more minimalistic vibe with outstanding collections of: clothing, shoes and accessories. It even carries its own brand of attire that are reasonably priced.
Stine Goya – Best Feminine Vibes
A female jetsetter’s must-do is to bring home a piece of a local designer. Whether it’s a handbag or a pair of sparkly heels, the idea of wearing fashion purchased from another country is a precious treasure all on its own. Stine Goya is a brand recommended to us by chic Danes we met, and we ADORE it so much! Artful, colorful, romantic…Stine Goya’s pieces complete every girl’s dream of living out a bohemian yet glamorous dream.
Mads – Most Popular Danish Designer
This is where Scandinavian design and modern cool meet to bring us one of the most talked-about brands in town. Since its grand opening in 1986, Mads has remained as a sought-after address in any fashionable jetsetter’s itinerary. By making “women sexier and men rougher,” Mads own collection makes any basic piece super edgy. The store also carries other collections that are totally affordable.
Munthe – Most Beloved By Supermodel Helena Christensen
And we can understand why. Munthe features a fantastic array of blouses, dresses, skirts and accessories that speak to the elegant, ultra-confident woman who’s not afraid to speak up. Just check out its collection of “Pussy Grabs Back” t-shirts. Located in an alluring vintage road, Munthe is a great reminder of what makes being a woman simply awesome!