Scandinavia’s fashion scene is on the rise, with Copenhagen—where Ganni, Cecilie Bahnsen, and Baum Und Pferdgarten are based—and Stockholm—home of Acne Studios, Our Legacy, and Filippa K—both proving to be powerful enough forces in the industry to compete with the major style capitals. One Nordic country, though, hasn’t garnered quite the same level of attention, despite its collection of top talent and budding fashion week franchise.
Hosted in what’s commonly referred to as the most sustainable city in the world is Oslo Runway, a week-long biannual event designed to showcase Norway’s most talented designers and their latest collections. This season, I was lucky enough to experience the shows and presentations in person, where I discovered more than my fair share of emerging brands with enough potential to blow up on an international level. And since I’ve never been one to gate-keep, no matter how tempted I might be, I’m sharing 7 of my favorites below.