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27 Aug 2013, 10:48

Published: 27 Aug 2013 10:48 GMT+02:00

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Swedish textile buffs shock staid fashion world

Design graduates from the Swedish School of Textiles in Borås set the catwalk alight on Tuesday with a dazzling display of carnival and rebellion.

Carin Wester's gypsy flamencoes to Sweden

A seeming dichotomy of Scandinavian cool versus hot Latino actually worked here. And rather flawlessly too.

Dagmar pacifies urbanity into deluxe wearability

House of Dagmar avoided a literal expression of metropolitan highs and lows with graffiti etchings, but instead, ikat prints mimicked mapping and played to the idea of the urban jungle as a fusion of cultures.

J. Lindeberg's sugar plum fairy is a bloke

The Local's Ann Törnkvist reviews J. Lindeberg's latest offering at Stockholm Fashion Week, where the women took a subdued backseat to the boys parading in plums, khaki and midnight blue.

The Swedish Terminator woman not a Dominatrix

On the final day of Stockholm Fashion Week, a designer presentation held in respectable art auctioneers Bukowkis in central Stockholm showcased an army of subtle sartorial elegance.

Whyred's boys battle with an identity crisis

Whyred's love of contrasts was evident on Tuesday, not in the differences between men and women – as the collection was, as to be expected, largely androgynous – but in a smart vs. casual approach for the boys with undertones of youth discontent.

Tiger wants Swedish men to wear skirts

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The crowds inside and out were a tell-tale sign this was a biggie. The line-up's last and streamed live, Tiger served up a bit of Scottish punk. Feeling that autumn chill? Kilts over trousers could be the answer.

Swede abuses teddybear in name of style

Shocktastic Miley Cyrus is not the only one who can do morally questionable things to teddybears. As Stockholm Fashion Week wrapped up, Swedish designer Bea Szenfeld put her patent paw to outlandish fashion.

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