Streetsnaps: CIFF Copenhagen Fashion Week August 2016

The Danes teach a lesson in monochrome minimalism.

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A new season marks another showing of the Copenhagen International Fashion Fair (CIFF), and this inevitably means a parade of Denmark’s most stylish on the streets of the City of Spires. While unseasonably frigid weather kept many swathed in layers for the duration of CIFF (from August 10-12), brief interludes of sunshine allowed the Danes to do what they do best — minimalist, monochrome styles mixed together in a carefree fashion with subtle statement pieces. Bikes were, of course, as much a part of the outfits as any accessory, given the prevalence of cycling thanks to the Copenhagen’s exceedingly flat topography. Check out the looks above and don’t miss our conversation with Makoto Toda of BEAMS during their special project with CIFF.

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