Behind the New York-based brand INEZ-NY is Swedish designer Inez Alicia Mariano Lindström. Alicia founded INEZ-NY in 2013 while studying at Parsons School of Design, from where she graduated in 2014. Alicia currently resides in New York City. She has been nominated for the prestigious Swedish Fashion Talents 2015 award and was also nominated for a CFDA award in 2014.
The Växthus project was founded in 2012 with the goal of highlighting up and coming and young Swedish talented designers. RMPR assists with PR and showroom services.
Hannes Thörnhammar and Jesse Davison founded Swedish sneaker brand Thornhammar in 2014. Their first shoe collection was launched in August 2014. The models are celebrated high top sneakers with lacing, manufactured in both leather and suede. Long-term thinking is the brand’s watchword. The leather comes from the venerable Swedish Tärnsjö Garveri where it is tanned and stained locally at the Swedish tannery
Alina Bendikova, born in Murmansk, Russia, founded Arethé 2013 after completing her studies at Tillskärarakedemin in Stockholm. The ambition is to create a brand in the premium segment with high quality products. Focus is on exclusive materials and interesting details. Winner of Show Up Fashion award 2014 and nominated for Swedish Fashion Talent 2015
Based in London, Jewellery designer Märta Larsson launched her first collection in June 2013 at Nicholas James in the heart of London´s renowned jewellery district Hatton Garden. Born and raised in Swedish Lapland, she traces her life-long passion for jewellery and stones way back to childhood trips to local jewellers in North Cape. Since the launch, Märta’s designs have been featured repeatedly in the Swedish fashion press and worn by a number of artists and dignitaries. Märta Larsson is available at NK Details, Mood Details and Svenskt Tenn in Sweden
Alice Fine, Anna-Karin Karlsson, Aragatz, Awesome Things, Bedaxxled, Elin Eng, Jennifer Blom, Pinellapi.