Tine Andrea and Annabel Rosendahl played with professional staple pieces for Fashion Week Stockholm - Aug 29, 2018 Tine Andrea and Annabel Rosendahl played with professional staple pieces for Fashion Week Stockholm - Aug 29, 2018

Structured shoulders take the streets of Stockholm
by storm!

Defying Scandinavia’s reputation for minimalism, a downright Gucci vibe swarmed the sidewalks of the Swedish capital for Spring 2019 Fashion Week.

Rich corduroy and vibrant tinted sunglasses were two familiar trends that got an autumnal upgrade along with bold oversized blazers. Fitted with strong shoulders that chicly riff on traditional menswear, this politically-charged trend is already shaping up to be era-defining.

We will know the true proportions of this and other currents next week when The Big Four hit — but first, Stockholm has its say. — jas