Until this year, I admired Copenhagen Fashion Week from afar by clicking through every catwalk photo and ogling street style outfits. Now that I'm back at the Danish capital's fashion week for the second time in 2019, I can confirm that it's even more fun and inspiring than it looks online. Yep, everyone really is thrilled to be here—not a soul is faking a smile for the 'gram. (Follow along on my Instagram for behind-the-scenes proof.)
As far as the street style in Copenhagen is concerned, anything goes—and I mean anything. Some people opt for designer bags while others go for label-less vintage pieces. Some dress to the nines while others put fresh spins on jeans and T-shirts. I'm far from the only person who thinks the trip to Copenhagen is worth it. There's a healthy mix of editors, influencers, buyers, and everyone in between, all hoping to witness the tour de force that is Scandi fashion. And yes, they all look stylish en route to the shows.
Scroll down to see the best Copenhagen Fashion Week street style photos from the S/S 20 shows, shot by Szymon Brzóska of The Style Stalker.
1. Puffy Dresses
I've seen (and even worn) lots of fantastical dresses this week using tulle, organza and delicate embellishment—designers like Cecile Bahnsen and Ganni are leading the trend for these puffy princess frocks.
6. Short Suits
We can never say no to a good power suit, but Scandi girls are loving the abbreviated version of the trend—all the better to show off your new shoes.
7. Statement Sleeves
Yes, the statement sleeve lives on. Fresh versions this season include sheer organza sleeves and colorful bell sleeves.