Reykjavík Fashion Festival Wraps Up

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Reykjavík Fashion Festival Wraps Up

Reykjavík Fashion Festival 2013 came to a close on Saturday with a series of fashion shows at Harpa concert and conference center.

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From the ELLA show. Photo: Zoë Robert/Iceland Review.

At the opening of the festival at Hotel Borg in downtown Reykjavík on Thursday evening, President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson paid tribute to the success of Icelandic designers and referenced the country’s landscape and natural phenomena as inspiration.

Guðmundur Jörundsson of JÖR by GUÐMUNDUR JÖRUNDSSON received an export award worth ISK 500,000 (USD 3,980, EUR 3,065) from DHL in Iceland and graduate student in fashion design at the Iceland Academy of the Arts Ásgrímur Már Friðriksson a recognition award from Coca-Cola Light in Iceland.

Designers who showcased their work on Saturday were Andersen & Lauth, REY, Huginn Muninn, Farmers Market, JÖR by GUÐMUNDUR JÖRUNDSSON, ELLA and Mundi 66º NORTH.

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