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“Dandy” at Nordiska Museet, Stockholm

exhibition explores how the modern day "dandy" may look...

“Dandy” at Nordiska Museet, Stockholm
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Typically smart and stylish, the Swedish designer's typically astute vision beautifully embellishes this charming little exhibition...

Oscar Wilde epitomised the term “dandy”, an 18th-century term for a man for whom sartorial elegance was fundamental, a man who strove to be deemed ‘aristocratic’ – perhaps the “metrosexual” may be the modern day dandy? “Dandy” at Stockholm’s Nordic Museum seeks to determine who or what the modern day dandy is, as tailor Frederik Andersen, fashion researcher Rickard Lindqvist, journalist Olaf Enckell, stylist Lalle Johnson, author Björn af Kleen, designer Göran Sundberg and shop owner Christian Quaglia offer their own unique interpretations.

The elegant exhibition architecture is courtesy of the ever-wonderful Form Us With Love, with dismembered mannequins, fused with MDF boxes, giving the appearance of a stonemason having started work on sculptures but only finishing the sections necessary for the exhibition. Typically smart and stylish, the Swedish designer’s typically astute vision beautifully embellishes this charming little exhibition…

Dandy at Nordiska Museet, Stockholm
Dandy at Nordiska Museet, Stockholm
Dandy at Nordiska Museet, Stockholm
Dandy at Nordiska Museet, Stockholm
Dandy at Nordiska Museet, Stockholm
Dandy at Nordiska Museet, Stockholm

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