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Lady of The Amason: Amanda Bergman breaks free with Docks.

Amanda Bergman is a sensitive person. I can tell as soon as I meet her in the offices of her record label, INGRID. I’m sitting on their big art deco sofa, drinking a coffee, head down, concentrating on my computer when she says, “Hi, I’m Amanda.” I look up and see a nice face with […]

Shopping Review: Claes Göran

   In all the splendor of its bricks and mortar, sitting along the row of shops on Odengatan, Claes Göran is a whimsical wonder. It’s the type of shop that folk gods like Willy Wonka, Johnny Depp or even Santa Claus would frequent for sophisticated, unique pieces. When you first walk in it’s hard to […]

Threads: Graduates of the School Of Rookie

As part of the ten-year anniversary of Swedish Fashion Talents, we spoke to some of the up-and-coming designers showcased by the group. When you graduate from the Swedish Fashion Talents you get a degree in awesome and a stamp of approval form the fashion industry that is sure to take your brand into the future. Here […]


  Rodjeber is quickly making it’s way up the ranks of Swedish icons, joining the likes of Acne, IKEA and other cultural reference points. Ask any well-heeled Swedish woman if she knows the brand and they will gush, as if Rodjeber was as common as a cinnamon bun. The brand has a certain magic to […]

Threads: Talking Fashion Wth Helena Mellström

  Helena Mellström is one of the elite faces on the Swedish fashion scene that can make or break a fashion house with a point of her manicured finger. A member the Swedish Fashion Council since 2003, Mellström has made strides by creating Swedish Fashion Talents, the initiative formerly known as Rookies. The program has […]

Interview: Deathteam

Death Team has been terrorizing the airwaves and Youtube screens of  music lovers with their addicting visuals and beats. When I say addicting I mean it, their songs will get stuck in your head to the point where death might seem like the only escape, a quite possible nod to their name. The group is a bag full […]

Urban Playground

Urban Playground Along with the return of the summer nights comes the plentiful options of outdoor drinking and clubbing. Wearing a smile we visited Trädgården’s opening night of the year. words: Koko Ntuen On a dusty underpass below Skanstullsbron leads a path to the club that has used avant-entertainment to breathe new life into the […]

Threads Shopping Review: Haberdash

THREADS – SHOPPING REVIEW HABERDASH words by Koko Ntuen Besides being a fun name to say, a haberdashery is also an essential port of call for any fashion-conscious gent. It is here that men can purchase both the clothes and the haberdasher’s articles and accents like buttons, ribbons, zips and other accouterments that make a piece fashionable, exciting and worthy of having in […]

SHOPPING REVIEW: Tiger of Sweden

SHOPPING REVIEW:  Tiger of Sweden Words/ Koko Ntuen    On Jakobsbergsgatan 8 in the heart of downtown Stockholm lies the iconic brick and mortar that houses Tiger Of Sweden. As contemporary as it might seem amongst the other shops that swell the streets, the brand bears over a hundred years of heritage. Established back in 1903 […]


NITTY GRITTY STORE REVIEW Story/ Koko Ntuen Images / Courtesy of NITTY GRITTY Matilda offers me a warm smile and small nod as I walk into Nitty Gritty on Krukmakargatan. She is stylish and pretty and looks like the type of woman who starts every morning with a fresh cup of coffee and a lavender […]

THREADS: Minna Palmqvist

THREADS: MINNA PALMQVIST INTERVIEW Story/ Koko Ntuen Images/ Press, Courtesy of Minna Palmqvist When I meet Minna Palmqvist it’s after the SS15 presentation of her eponymous fashion label at Stockholm’s Fashion Week. Her bright, red-lipstick smile is on full display, much like the high-braided ponytail she wears on top of her head. She is wearing […]

Shopping Review: Francis Floor

Shopping Review  Francis Floor Words by Koko Ntuen  The first thing that greets me when I walk into Francis Floor on Södermannagatan 18 is the cutest black pug I’ve ever seen. He is wide and googly eyed and sniffs my boot with curiosity before running behind a velvet curtain adjoining the store. The second thing that greets […]


BAND-AID First Aid Kit’s Healing Power  photographer / Jonas Jacob Svensson  story / Weronika Perez Borjas + Koko Ntuen  stylist / Koko Ntuen  hair + makeup / Angelica Adolfsson @ Face Stockholm  photo assistant / Karin Persson  shot @ Katarina Kyrka and Pelican in Stockholm, Sweden  Sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg, better known as First […]


 Ruth- Hannah  words Koko Ntuen photography Marika Johansson and Thomas Andersson I first meet Hanna, the designer behind the label Ruth-Hannah, because I am staring at her. Her tattoos, face, haircut, and outfit are all striking. I was sitting across from her at Snotty’s in Södermalm, and I just turned to her and said something like, “You […]

It Takes Two

It Takes Two Rock’n’roll’s hardest working couple seem to feed off each other’s energy. The Åkerlunds are at their best when being together. Words Koko Ntuen Photos Shanna Fisher There have been many major influences that Sweden has had on the rest of the world – Ikea, Spotify, ABBA, H&M, Soundcloud, ACNE, meatballs – and […]

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