Forget French Girl Style: It’s All About the Scandinavian It-Girl Now

At Oslo Fashion Week, a new crop of fashionable It-girls rose to the top.

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Before the rush of the New York, Milan, and Paris Fall 2018 shows, Scandinavian countries like Denmark, Norway, and Sweden host their own fashion week, drawing out a crowd of fashionable show-goers. While Copenhagen’s Pernille Teisbaeck may be the most well-known of the Scandi Fashion set, there’s another girl gang out of Oslo, Norway, who have a penchant for cool colors, minimalists outerwear, and a very healthy dose of Balenciaga. And, let’s all be honest – these girls know how to dress for winter. So before you fall victim to the doldrums of a chilling February winter, check out these Nordic girls for the ultimate winter street style inspiration. This is one girl gang worthy of your envy.

Tine Andrea

Tine Andrea has been known for her personal style on the streets of Oslo for some time now. The stylist and writer founded, where she can be found wearing all varieties of plaid and an occasional leopard spot. Andrea is considered one of the OG Norwegian style bloggers; she launched her blog at just 17. Now she can be spotted on the streets of Paris Fashion Week, and she is a clear favorite of the street style photographers.

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Darja Barannik

Barannik is a Russian-Norwegian fashion journalist who was born in Russia and then moved to Norway with her family as a child. She’s also spent some time in New York, although now she calls Oslo home. Barannik loves a good pastel (and is one of the few we know who can pull off a mint green suit) and among her fashion Instagram posts you’ll also see lots of interesting sculptural jewelry as well as art.

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Celine Aagaard

Celine Aagaard is a journalist and writer who writes about the Oslo fashion scene and fashion news relevant to her Scandi followers. She’s the former editor-in-chief of STYLEmag. Her instagram is a minimalist’s delight, full of sculptural jewelry, architecture, and great coats in a neutral palette. Aagaard has worked in the fashion industry for close to 15 years, and is arguably one of Oslo’s most familiar fashion faces.

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Janka Polliani

Janka Polliani is the quintessential Scandi multi-hyphenate. She runs an eponymous blog,, that is dedicated to beauty, fashion, and food. She’s also a television host, and a fashion consultant. One thing we love about her feed? Aside from her collection of great Loewe bags, she always has a smile on her face – perhaps the best accessory to have.

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