Acne Studios

Founded in 1996 by Jonny Johansson as part of the creative collective ACNE, Acne Studios is a multidisciplinary fashion house known for its ready-to-wear lines, footwear collections, accessories and denim. The brand aims to produce quality clothing that are timeless with a focus on environmental strategy. The brand has grown considerably with 40 retail locations around the world, and flagship stores in Paris, London, New York, Los Angeles, and Tokyo. ACNE was focused on film, graphic design, production and advertising, and stands for “Ambition to Create Novel Expressions.” In 1997, Johansson, who was the co-founder of ACNE, first created 100 pairs of jeans with red stitching for family and friends. They became very popular and covetable, resulting in Wallpaper Magazine and Vogue Paris picking up on this, urging ACNE to create more apparel and expand beyond denim.

Acne Studios Is Inspired by Artificial Intelligence in Progressive FW20 Show
Fashion

Acne Studios Is Inspired by Artificial Intelligence in Progressive FW20 Show

Shaking up Scandinavian minimalism.

Acne Studios Taps Goth Subcultural Magazine 'Propaganda' for SS20 Capsule
Fashion

Acne Studios Taps Goth Subcultural Magazine 'Propaganda' for SS20 Capsule

Highlighting founder Fred H. Berger’s photo archive.

Acne Studios Drops Buzz Mesh Low-Top Sneakers in Gold and Fluorescent-Tinged Colorways
Footwear

Acne Studios Drops Buzz Mesh Low-Top Sneakers in Gold and Fluorescent-Tinged Colorways

Lightweight and runner-inspired.

Take a Look Inside Acne Studios' Brutalist Scandanavian Headquarters
Design

Take a Look Inside Acne Studios' Brutalist Scandanavian Headquarters

The Swedish brand sets up shop in the former Czechoslovakian Embassy.

15 Statement Sweaters to Own This Season
Fashion 

15 Statement Sweaters to Own This Season

From turtlenecks to chunky cable knits.

Russell Westbrook & Acne Studios Deliver Denim Workwear for FW19
Fashion

Russell Westbrook & Acne Studios Deliver Denim Workwear for FW19

Combining NBA design elements, workwear and minimalism together.

Acne Studios to Launch 48-Hour Online Archive Sale
Fashion

Acne Studios to Launch 48-Hour Online Archive Sale

The third installment since 2016.

Here Are the Ten Best Coats to Keep You Warm This Fall
Fashion 

Here Are the Ten Best Coats to Keep You Warm This Fall

Wrap up in style this season no matter your budget.

Jacob Dahlgren & Acne Studios' Striped Capsule Wants You to Be an Abstract Painting
Fashion

Jacob Dahlgren & Acne Studios' Striped Capsule Wants You to Be an Abstract Painting

Spanning sweaters, scarves, beanies and homeware.

The Best Cold Weather Kicks You Can Buy for FW19
Footwear 

The Best Cold Weather Kicks You Can Buy for FW19

Our favorite sneakers with GORE-TEX linings, CORDURA overlays, Continental soles and more.

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