15 Wonders exhibition
Location: Garden Room Kämp Galleria, Pohjoisesplanadi 33, Helsinki
Open Tuesday to Saturday 12-17
Finland has a unique position in the field of international fashion as a forerunner in future material solutions: Several ecological materials have been developed in Finland that can be used to replace resource-intensive materials such as cotton and to address the worldwide problem of textile waste. The exhibition presents some of these innovations as well as the material research and development by Aalto University students during their studies. The exhibition is produced by Juni Communication with Embassy of Finland in Berlin.
Designers: Rolf Ekroth, Leevi Ikäheimo, Anna Isoniemi, Ines Kalliala, Heidi Karjalainen, Tuuli-Tytti Koivula, Linda Kokkonen, Maria Korkeila, Emilia Kuurila, Julia Montin, Nomen Nescio, Anni Salonen, Anna Semi, Hanna-Maaria Sinkkonen, Netta Törmälä
Material innovations: Fortum/Bio2X, Infinited Fiber Company and Ioncell
Partner in the exhibition space: Cover Story
Designer video presentations
Fiskars x Maria Korkeila, Paintings, Rolf Ekroth, Self-Assembly, Hedvig, Vallila x Ervin Latimer, The FNRM, Vallila x Rolf Ekroth x Wataru Tominaga
Fashion in Helsinki SPACE
Location: around the city center
Fashion installations by Aalto students and alumni in windows around the city
Sofia Ilmonen, Festival d’Hyères finalist 2021
Artek window, Keskuskatu 1B, Helsinki
Aalto Fashion 21 exhibition
Kämp Galleria (former Samuji space), Mikonkatu 3, Helsinki
Arttu Åfeldt & Venla Elonsalo, Festival d’Hyères finalists 2021
Made by Choice window, Kämp Galleria, Aleksanterinkatu, Helsinki
Vallila x Rolf Ekroth x Wataru Tominaga
Glasshouse Helsinki, Aleksanterinkatu 13, Helsinki
AALTO FASHION 21
Location: Mikonkatu 3, Helsinki
Open: Mon-Fri 11-19, Sat 11-17, Sun 12-16
AALTO FASHION 21 showcases the works from Aalto University’s annual fashion show Näytös21. The exhibition displays one outfit from BA and MA students’ graduate collections of Näytös 21 and it is a part of Fashion in Helsinki event.
Project management and coordination: Professor Pirjo Hirvonen.
Exhibition design and coordination: Alisa Närvänen.
Location: Kämp Galleria 2nd floor
Open: Mon-Fri 11-19, Sat 11-17, Sun 12-16
What we’ve been up to – an Aalto fashion graduate pop-up shop
Exclusive pieces from Carolina Forss, Katariina Klimenko, Linda Kokkonen, Ellen Rajala, Hanna-Maaria Sinkkonen and Sini Saavala.
Location: Interviews available online, www.fashioninhelsinki.com/fashion-seminar/
Part I: Creative Matters
Why do employers want the fashion graduates who make clothes that the man on the street thinks are unwearable? What is that secret ingredient in good fashion design and how do we create and nurture it? Hosted by journalist Aino Frilander. Interviews with Kaisa Kinnunen, show studio manager, Anja Aronowsky Cronberg, founder and editor-in-chief of Vestoj and research fellow in fashion theory and practice at the London College of Fashion, Sara Maino, Deputy Editor in Chief Vogue Italia and Head of Vogue Talents and Miren Vives Almandoz, director, Cristóbal Balenciaga Museoa.
Part II: Reflections on inclusivity and marginalized identities in fashion design
In 2021 many global fashion brands are still reconciling with the lack of representation woven within the industry. Whether it’s race, gender, marginalized bodies or other, questions about inclusivity and identity are as crucial as they are central to today’s young and upcoming designers. The interviews reveal how some of the most exciting talents in the industry tackle the issues of representation and inclusivity in their work, and how their own identities reflect the brands they have created. Hosted by designer, queer artist and managing editor of Ruskeat Tytöt Media Ervin Latimer
Fashion & Design Pitch
Piching event for fashion companies arranged by The Finnish Textile and Fashion and FiBAN.
Registration and more info here >
Aalto University annual student show online
Tauko Celebrating summer
Location: Tauko shop, Kämp Galleria, 2nd floor, Pohjoisesplanadi 33
During Fashion in Helsinki Tauko offers -15% off from TAUKO SS19 >> TAUKO SS21 Lifecycles collection.
Terhi Pölkki Window Installation and Terhi Pölkki Friends
Location: Terhi Pölkki Store, Uudenmaankatu 2, Helsinki
Summer window installation and Terhi Pölkki Friends with Päivi Keski-Pomppu’s jewelry
Arela X Morsinko
Location: Arela store, Kämp Galleria 2nd floor, Pohjoisesplanadi 33
Arela’s linen capsule collection is dyed with woad (värimorsinko) in Nivala. Woad is a plant used for colouring blue, indigo. Blue is the rarest colour in nature, and in Finland, a crop called dyer’s woad (värimorsinko) yields a non-toxic blue dye. Styles dyed with natural indigo colour will be launched in honor of Arela’s 15th anniversary.
éN Hats Garden installation and meet the designer events
Location: éN Hats store, Kämp Galleria 2nd floor, Pohjoisesplanadi 33
éN Hats Garden installation in the store. On Saturdays 22.5. and 29.5. at 12-15 designer Hanna Sarén tells about sustainability-driven éN Hats brand and how and why all its collections are exclusively hand-made in brand’s Helsinki studio.
Men’s corner by FRENN and Designer Saturday
Location: FRENN Flagship Store, Fredrikinkatu 24
Tuesday to Friday 12pm-6pm, Saturday 12pm–4pm
Men’s Corner presents Helsinki-based menswear brand FRENN. On Saturday May 22nd 12pm-4pm FRENN designer Antti Laitinen is telling about his design process and stories behind the new summer collection.
Get 15% off with code FASHIONINHELSINKI in-store and online.
Lovia trash bag workshop
Location: Lovia Concept Store, Fredrikinkatu 17
Lovia organises a trash bag workshop where you can design your own trash creation out of Lovia’s excess materials, including leather, fish skin and textiles. As a special treat, you can test out your designer skills with an additional price of 50€ (reg. 95€) to get the bag of your dreams. Discover the available bag models beforehand online at loviacollection.com.
Hotel Lilla Roberts x Lilja the Label and exclusive benefits
Location: Hotel Lilla Roberts lobby, Pieni Robertinkatu 1-3
Hotel Lilla Roberts supports Finnish design with their fashion partners. In May-June the hotel showcases swimwear brand Lilja the Label in the lobby shop. Lilja the Label that makes their products out of recycled fabric regenerated from plastic collected from the oceans. More info liljathelabel.com
Lilla Roberts offers an exclusive benefit for Fashion in Helsinki audience from hotel rooms with -25% off normal prices, with code: FASHIONHKI. The rooms can be reserved until end of June and used until end of the year.
At the lobby bar you can enjoy a glass of champagne with 10€ (instead of 16€) by mentioning Fashion in Helsinki.
Location: Paintings SHOP, Kämp Galleria 2nd floor
Open: Mon-Fri 11-19, Sat 11-17, Sun closed
During Fashion in Helsinki, items featured in the Paintings video presentation are available to purchase and pre-order in limited sizes and quantities at the Paintings SHOP. In addition, to celebrate the collaboration with director Inka Rusi, a limited run of vintage T-shirts has been pleated and re-printed as film merch. The film can be seen in the shop.
ONAR Heritage & Future
Location: ONAR Store, Pursimiehenkatu 16
Open: Tue-Fri 11-18, Sat 11-16, Sun closed
Zen Drinks by Ysub
Nomen Nescio garment care weekend
Location: Garden store , Kämp Galleria 2 krs. Pohjoisesplanadi 33, Helsinki
Service open: Friday11-19, Saturday 12-17
Location: Freda store , Fredrikinkatu 24 , Helsinki Friday 12- 18 Saturday 11- 16
Service open: Friday 11-19 Saturday 12-17.