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Does Lifestyle Makes Swedish Fashion Unique & Affordable?

Posted: Nov. 15th, 2012  |  By DailyLuxe News

Photo: Sonia Rykiel

Apparently, Sweden's combo of high design and low prices are testing the sensibilities of the fashion industry worldwide. 

Local labels, such as Nudie Jeans, Cheap Monday, Rodebjer, Fifth Avenue Shoe Repair, J Lindeberg, Carin Wester, Tiger of Sweden,  Dagmar, and popular chains are addressing the local needs by generating affordable high-fashion clothing that also appeals to global fashion culture. 

Valerie Steele, author, academic and director of the museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, said: "It's genius to take a fashion staple such as jeans and apply new technology and design tools to heighten their look and performance. Acne provides fashionistas with a hard-wearing, efficient garment, while simultaneously introducing design innovations to jeans that could also be worn for their practicality alone."

 
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