Finland as a model(?) country for equality and human rights

Finland as a model(?) country for equality and human rights

As a formally qualified psychologist and social scientist, I...

Need for food aid has spiked

Need for food aid has spiked

"When I took over this organisation from my father in 2005, ...

A remedy for the north

A remedy for the north

What problems do you see in how the economy is currently org...

Government's popularity nosedives

Government's popularity nosedives

Roughly half of Finns are dissatisfied with the Government o...

Itella swaps blue for orange

Itella swaps blue for orange

Itella on Tuesday unveiled the new, orange logo it will adop...

The EU Needs a Fresh Boost... Fast!

The EU Needs a Fresh Boost... Fast!

The European authorities appointed in the wake of the electi...

  • Most Read

The Senate Square becomes a fashion village

HELSINKI as World Design Capital 2012 is a haven for fashion lovers between 4-8 August, when HEL_FWRD/Fashion Village takes over the Senate Square. The open-for-everyone event sees a gathering of the biggest and most fascinating names of Finnish design.

The objective is for the designers to showcase their lines of work, collectors to have a unique opportunity to purchase products from their favourite designers face to face, and simply for people to get to know each other.

Some 18 hot designer names and brands are featured at the event, including such current names as Ivana Helsinki, Lumi, Nanso and Villawool.

Various sub events also take place around the city, including a design forum where fashion professionals discuss their outlook on the state and future of Finnish fashion in a discussion panel. A fashion show organised with the co-operation of Costume magazine features the latest collections of the participating brands.

Fashion Village is constructed from shipping containers from the Port of Helsinki and it is organised by Lumi Accessories.

ANNIKA RAUTAKOURA
HELSINKI TIMES

Helsinki Times Information

Editor-in-chief Alexis Kouros Tel: +358 9 689 67 425

Editorial team

James O’Sullivan, David Cord, Yannick Ilunga, Alicia Jensen, Merle Must, Andy Kruse, Eva Czechanowski, Anna-Maija Lappi, Annika Rautakoura, Mari Storpellinen, Aleksi Teivainen 

Email: info(a)helsinkitimes.fi

Web & Online subscription

Mahmoud Assiabi
webmaster(a)helsinkitimes.fi

 
Sales and marketing

Bob Graham
Aiman Kaddoura
Ethan Shadabi
Andre Roots

Email addresses are
Firstname(a)helsinkitimes.fi

Publisher
Helsinki Times Oy
Vilhonvuorenkatu 11 B
00500 Helsinki
Finland