Henrik Vibskov: Neck Plus Ultra

The Danish fashion designer invades Paris' Galerie des Galeries for a conceptual exhibition of necks

Named for the Latin motto “nec plus ultra” (literally, “nothing farther beyond”), Henrik Vibskov‘s latest effort “Neck Plus Ultra” is a continuation of his AW 2013 show, “The Stiff Neck Chamber.” Taking place in an elaborate space—a forest of upside down long necks that can be identified as black swans—the exhibition lets visitors wander backstage and into Vibskov’s eccentric universe. Preparatory work for the collection, …

Henrik Vibskov

Denmark's notoriously conceptual fashion designer in a new book spanning boobies to mint

The new self-titled book from Henrik Vibskov is a lot like his work—slightly haphazard yet cohesive; purposeful, but ultimately entertaining. Since graduating from London’s Central St. Martins in 2001, the Danish designer has penetrated the regimented fashion industry with a distinct style that bucks conventionality and traditional seasons in favor of more conceptual shows and collections that reflect his artistically driven mind. “Henrik Vibskov” the …

Henrik Vibskov’s Shrink Wrap Spectacular

Cavemen-like models set a tone of modernity at the Danish designer's Paris show

Against a backdrop lined with machine gears reminiscent of Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times bleached white, a parade of slipper-clad, bearded cavemen sleepwalk to the sound of a percussion march. This is how we are introduced to the Henrik Vibskov Autumn/Winter 2012 collection. Vibskov’s models appear in sharp contrast to typical menswear models’ standards, hunched over with heads down. They wear some kind of futurist, helmet-like …