There’s nothing quite like Iceland—a comfortably cosmopolitan Reykjavik (replete with a thriving artistic community and nightlife) butts up against some of the most beguiling natural wonders the world has to offer. It’s a study in contrasts, but manages to have the best of both. Accessible enough for a long weekend, but magical enough that two weeks wouldn’t be a stretch. Here are the makings of a perfect visit:
Extravagant, bold, and graphic designs from Guðmundur Hallgrímsson (or
Mundi, as he is called) rule the roost at his store. He initially
garnered a following with his patterned sweaters, which are still a
mainstay of his collections.