Acne Studios and Mulberry reveal ‘Friendship’ collection
When Swedish fashion house Acne Studios announced that they were collaborating with British brand Mulberry last month, to say that the fashion world was surprised was an understatement, and social media was abuzz with how they would combine Mulberry’s classic heritage with Acne’s off-beat aesthetic. To announce the collaboration all the two...
5 Nov 2019
Acne Studios to collaborate with Mulberry
Swedish fashion house Acne Studios has announced that it will be collaborating with British heritage brand Mulberry on a new leather goods collection. The unexpected high-end collaboration will be unveiled on November 5 and will consist of bags and small leather goods, “marrying together the signature designs of the two houses,” both brands...
21 Oct 2019
Acne Studios sells minority stake
Swedish brand Acne Studios has sold minority stakes, 41 percent, to IDG Capital and I.T. Group, according to news reports from WWD and Business of Fashion. The remaining shares will stay in ownership of founders Mikael Schiller and Jonny Johansson. IDG will acquire 30.1 percent and I.T Group will buy 10.9 percent, according to BoF. As result of...
24 Dec 2018
Scandinavian brands: minimalism at its best
Inspired by Copenhagen Fashion Week which took place last month, FashionUnited is looking at the Nordic codes that inspire the slow life trends. In the region, sustainable products and organic materials are synonymous with low consumption. From furniture to decorations, Scandinavian design is distinguished by its minimalism and functionality....
6 Sep 2018
Video: Acne Studios Spring 2019
Acne Studios Spring 2019 Menswear collection, Paris Fashion Week. Source: M2M – Made To Measure, YouTube.
21 Jun 2018
Louis Vuitton’s head of PR joins Acne Studios as global communications director
Acne Studios,one of the fastest growing luxury companies in 2017, has hired Edouard Schneider, Louis Vuitton’s head of press and public relations, as its global communications director. Schneider has joined the Swedish fashion house from June 11. The company announced Schneider will now be based in Stockholm. He will report to chief executive...
18 Jun 2018
Acne Studios merges women’s wear collections ahead of schedule shift
London - Acne Studios has restructured its women’s wear lines ahead of its change in the show schedule. The Stockholm-based fashion brand has merged its women’s pre-collection with its ready-to-wear collection to form a new women’s collection. In order to better align the new collection’s direction, Acne Studios has also moved its women’s...
6 Dec 2017
Video: Acne Studios SS18 collection PFW
Acne Studios collection Spring/Summer 2018 by Jonny Johansson, Paris Fashion Week, September 2017. Source: FF Channel, YouTube
16 Oct 2017
Acne Studios to launch collection dedicated to face motif
Acne Studios is set to launch a new collection dedicated to the face motif. The face motif, featuring a line and two dots is said to represent “an ordinary Swedish citizen. Not too happy, not too sad, but somewhere in between. Lagom in Swedish. Like me,” according to Creative Director, Acne Studios, Jonny Johansson. Seen in some previous Acne...
16 Aug 2017
Mytheresa.com x Acne Studios launch Musubi bags
London - Luxury online retailer Mytheresa.com has teamed up with Scandinavian fashion label Acne Studios for an exclusive launch of a curated edit of its Musubi bags. The exclusive edit consists of five bags from the collection, including the Musubi handbag in black, cognac and grain silver/navy, as well as the shopper in either black or cognac....
15 Jun 2017
The changing face of the denim industry
London - The denim industry has been through several incarnations in the past few decades and is again undergoing a major transformation. The humble jean has come a long way since it was patented by Levi Strauss in 1873 but today the business of premium denim is one that has matured, growing a lowly 1 percent per annum since 2011. Before denim...
21 Mar 2017
Virtusize announces a series of partnerships with UK retailers
Virtusize, the virtual fitting aid created to help onlineshoppers choose the right size, announced a series of new partnerships today with a number of fashion labels in the UK. Monsoon, Acne Studios and Country Attire are the three newest brands to joined global online retailers like Asos and Nelly, in taking on the Virtusize solution. By...
6 Dec 2013