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Feature photos: Shopper DONGXI Magazine

Published on February 2nd, 2010


Front page of Shopper Dongxi Magazine

This month Chinese magazine Shopper features a special edition of some of the best street style photos from GadeMode.

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Show review: Anglomania

Published on February 8th, 2009



While the young and beautiful girls had been browsing their grandmothers’ closets with lots of brown and earthy tones, white tuxedo shirts and pleated pants, the boys looked like they came out of London’s Saville Row, with sharply cut striped and checkered suits, bowties and vests. Read more.



Show review: Sexy Hausfrau

Published on February 8th, 2009


Sexy Hausfrau from Malene Marron

In an intimate space at LitteraturHaus in Copenhagen’s Nørrebro district, Malene Marron presented her simple collection with a laid-back show. Read more.



Show review: Unfair

Published on February 8th, 2009


Copenhagen Unfair

Copenhagen Unfair is a small, alternative fashion fair and yesterday five young designers showed their collections in one show. Read more.



Show review: AnnHagen

Published on February 7th, 2009


Show review Annhagen fw 2009 by Mathias Vestergaard

While AnnHagen has been all about bondage, dark rock, goth and deconstruction, mr. Simonsen is associated with luxury and couture.
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Show review: Cheap Monday

Published on February 7th, 2009


Show review Cheap Monday fw 2009

Cheap Monday brought the recession out in the open by opening their show yesterday with models wearing bags, hats, ties and even guitars made out of cardboard. A refreshing and humorous take on the much-debated financial crisis. Read more.



Show review: Jean//Phillip

Published on February 7th, 2009


Jean//Phillip fw 2009 show review

Much like entering the Rick Owens store in TriBeCa, N.Y., the guests at jean//phillip’s exclusive show were greeted with the deep rhythms of warm and glitchy minimal techno, setting the mood for a no-nonsense show. Read more.



Show review: Soulland

Published on February 7th, 2009


Modern Horror Grandpa - Show review - Soulland fw 09

The scene was set for a bash on Thursday night when Soulland presented its new show ‘Savage Mountain’. Read more.



Show review: Vilsbøl de Arce

Published on February 6th, 2009


The scene at Vilsbøl de Arce 

Accompanied first by feminine jewelry-box music, the models marched out one-by-one wearing nude make up.

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Article: flagship stores

Published on February 5th, 2009


Page from Dansk Daily

New York – probably the city with the highest concentration of luxury flagship stores in the world. You can shop in Ralph Lauren’s country club-setting on the Upper West Side or experience genuine British elegance at the Midtown Burberry flagship store.

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Letter to the editor: silly season

Published on August 16th, 2008



During Scout Festival 2008, I tried hard to catch the attention of the daily press. I felt (and I still feel) that Scout Festival has some really interesting elements that were worth writing about. First of all, we made history by building the first newbuilt mosque in Denmark.

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Article: Online fashion

Published on August 9th, 2008


Cover of Dansk Daily, 9th of August 2008

Danish fashion brands such as; Designers Remix Collection, Wood Wood, Dyrberg/Kern, Vondahe are currently launching their own online stores, but such E-business can prove to be rather tricky. The breakthrough of e-business revolutionized the way people buy electronic equipment, and e-business has made competition increasingly fixed on prices.

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Article: From Gemstones to Jewelry: Georg Jensen

Published on August 8th, 2008


Cover page of Dansk Daily, 8th of August 2008

The Danish jewellery industry as we know it today can be traced back to the early 19th century. Around 1904, when silversmith and sculptor Georg Jensen started his workshop in Copenhagen in, he was initially inspired by organic shapes and insects.

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Column: Cocktail of the week

Published on July 1st, 2008



One of my recent passions include writing a weekly column about cocktails. It is a voluntary project, but also an excellent reason to get a drink on a plain tuesday afternoon. The column is published almost every week on

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Article: Latour, Oysters and Champagne

Published on May 1st, 2008


Cover of Kontekst #6

The full title of this article is “From Foucault and filter coffee to Latour, oysters and champagne” and it is my personal account of how I see voluntary work in student organizations and what I find so fascinating about it.

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Article: Student organizations and voluntary work

Published on April 1st, 2008


Cover of the April 2008 issue of Delfinen, #140

In the April 2008 issue of Delfinen (#140) the theme was “Social Responsibility”. Therefore, I decided to write a short text about voluntary work in student organizations. In the article, I provided my own perception on putting student work in a broader perspective and adviced the reader to try this too. Read more.



Article: Hold the door!

Published on March 1st, 2008


Cover of the March 2008 issue of Delfinen, #139

In the March 2008 issue of Delfinen (#139) the theme was “Tradition”, so I wrote a brief essay on how to behave correctly. My claim was that Emma Gad (the Danish equivalent to Miss Manners, aka Judith Martin) had been widely misunderstood as a dictator of proper behavior, which is really not the case.

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Article: A tailored master of the stage

Published on March 1st, 2008


Photo by Mathias Vestergaard.

During fall 2007 I spent three months in New York City. It was a great experience for me. During my time in Manhattan I wrote several articles about life in the city. While I was there I was contacted by Chris Pedersen, whom at the time was the fashion editor of Euroman.

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Article: Aarhus And The City – Part 3/3

Published on February 1st, 2008


Outside La Esquina.

The theme of the February 2008 issue of Delfinen (#138) was “Make it new”, so in my last article about New York I focused on some the current trends in NYC. What I found was that many restaurants and bars were practicing a kind of pseudo-secretness.

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Article: Aarhus And The City – Part 2/3

Published on December 1st, 2007


Martin Roald on top of the house in Brooklyn, where he was living in fall 2007.

In my second article about New York, I focused on how to get there. How can you get to experience the life in Manhattan if you are from Denmark and do not have a work permit?

I asked two Danish students, who were doing internships at the time.

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Article: Aarhus And The City – Part 1/3

Published on November 1st, 2007


St. Marks Place in East Village, NY. There is always something to do.

During my fall 2007 stay in New York City I wrote a series of articles about life in the city, compared to my home town Aarhus. The articles were published in the student magazine Delfinen. In this first article in what became a trilogy (published in November 2007, #136) Read more.



Book review: City Of Glass

Published on September 8th, 2007


Sample of the graphic novel adaption of City Of Glass by Paul Auster.

In the September 2007 issue of Delfinen (#134) I wrote this incredibly short power review of the graphic novel adaption of Paul Auster’s City Of Glass.

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Article: Fashionomics

Published on May 1st, 2007


Cover of the May 2007 issue of Delfinen (#133)

After a short break, Helle Rohde Andersen and I resumed our scribblings about fashion. In our fifth fashion article, published in the May 2007 issue of Delfinen (#133), we provide an account for how fashion affects national economics.

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Essay: Provincialism

Published on October 1st, 2006


Café table for one, with espresso, sunglasses and a Danish translation of Oliver Sacks 'An Anthropologist on Mars' (1995)

I spent the summer of 2006 in London attending a three-week course in microeconomics at the London School Of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Personally, I found simple microeconomics to be applicable in many areas of life and back in Aarhus I was wondering if I could use it to explain why it is so difficult to meet new people in Aarhus.

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Review: Canteens on Campus

Published on September 1st, 2006


The best cantina on campus: at the department of chemstry

During my first year of studying (and ever since, actually) I’ve spent a lot of time having lunch with my study group. However, we never just had lunch. During the meal discussions always revolved around the quality of the food and the atmosphere.

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Article: The Implicit Dresscode

Published on August 11th, 2006


Cover of Delfinen #126

In our fourth article for Delfinen, published in September 2006 (#126), Helle Rohde Andersen and I tried to reveal the various dresscodes on the different faculties on campus. Although it was meant as a funny exaggeration, some people took it too seriously and I was actually threatened at a party, a couple of months later. Read more.



Article: Fashion Crisis Emergencies

Published on May 5th, 2006


Anne shows how you can avoid a fashion crisis

In this article, published in the May issue of Delfinen (#125), Helle Rohde Andersen and I give advice on how to deal with a fashion crisis.

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Article: How to flash your fash

Published on March 2nd, 2006


Regitze with a huge scarf, mittens and small shoesJesper in a checked shirt, skinny jeans and cowboy boots

In the March 2006 issue of Delfinen (#123) Helle Rohde Andersen and I wrote an article about fashion in the academic world. This was our second article in this series of fashion related articles for Delfinen.

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Article: The Need For a New Paradigm

Published on January 10th, 2006


Cover-page of the February 2006 issue of Delfinen

In the February 2006 issue (#122) of student magazine Delfinen, Helle Rohde Andersen and I wrote this introduction to our upcomming series of fashion related articles. Our main motivation, was to put fashion on the agenda in the academic world. Read more.



Feature: The use of IT in elementary schools

Published on January 21st, 2005


Front page of Computerworld on January 21st, 2005

In 2004, a questionnaire on the educational levels of elementary school children in Europe, showed that Danish kids were not nearly as well educated as our neighbours. After the publication of these results, there was a public debate on how we should improve the overal level. This feature was my contribution to the debate. Read more.