Origin: 2006, Copenhagen, Denmark
Designers: Stine Goya
Stine Goya Followed a diverse career in fashion, modelling for Karl lagerfeld and Chanel, and styling for, amongst others, American Harper’s Bazar and Vogue. She was graduated from Central Saint Martins college of Art in London in 2005, specialising in fashion with print. During the course of her studies, she spent time under the tutelage of cutting edge designers : Eley kishimoto, Hussein Chalayan and Jonathan Saunders, each of which have influencd her work, in their mastery of colour, form and prints. After graduation, she joined the Danish magazine, Cover, as fashion editor for a year. The diversity of her experience in the industry greatly inspires her approach of fashion through an understanding of it’s many facets. From the artistic presentation of the catwalk to the functional nature of clothing in their everyday use, it is Stine Goya’s aim to create pieces which exhibit strength no matter the arena in which they perform. It was this ambition combined with her instinctive need to create which led to the establishment of her personal label. Founded in Copenhagen in 2006, Stine Goya’s ambition is to break with the dominating monochromatic spectre of brands by reintroducing vibrant colour and sculptural form into the circuit of functional high fashion. The debut, Konfetti, was presented at the Copenhagen fashion week in february of 2007, sparking profound interest for an upcoming designer with an agenda to influence scandinavian design. Since then, Stine Goya has experienced widespread acclaim in the industry for her particular and yet talent use of vibrant hues and aptitude for creating attypical silhouettes wich compliment the female form
The clean-cut lines found in form are accentuated in a bold use of colour. Strong colours are juxtaposed to more subtle nuances in a manner, which inclines toward the artistic. The striking prints are a central characteristic of Stine Goya. They will often refer to dominant sources of inspiration in addition to capturing the dominant tone of a collection. They are a manifestation of the essence of Stine Goya: Beauty. Drama. Colour.