Barbara Í Gongini Fall/Winter 2011

Otherworldly fashion from Copenhagen's emerging avant-goth designer

Defining her work as “dark avant-garde,” Danish fashion designer Barbara Í Gongini divides her work into two collections, the highly experimental Main Line and the slightly less radical Black Line. Both—continuously produced in collaboration with photographers, filmmakers and musicians—freely blur the boundaries between fashion and art. The look conjures dark elves and pale fairies but mixes in an urban and unorthodox (almost creepy) mood, which …