3 Emerging Designers To Look Out for at Copenhagen Fashion Week SS23

Copenhagen Fashion Week, slated to showcase collections for the Spring/Summer 2023 this coming August, has announced an incubation program for emerging designers in the Nordic region. Dubbed CPHFW NEWTALENT, the scheme has unveiled its first cohort of supported labels -- A. Roege Hove, Latimmier and P.L.N.

Established with the aim to help young Nordic brands grow to a global scale, the program provides monetary support, as well as mentorships, partnership offerings, professional advisors, a slot in the CPHFW schedule, alumni networking and more. Each selected label is supported for three consecutive seasons.

CPHFW's CEO Cecilie Thorsmark shared in a press release: "We are proud to introduce CPHFW NEWTALENT as a formalized structure to how Copenhagen Fashion Week is investing in the next generation of exceptional talent. With responsibility an overarching and foundational focus of our organization, this scheme will allow us to continue to grow our dedication to talent."

As part of CPHFW's commitment to sustainability, the program is launched in partnership with Circulose, a 100% recycled textile material, as well as the Swedish Fashion Council. Peep the three designers joining the program down below. CPHFW SS23 will take place from August 9 to 12.

A. Roege Hove


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A. Roege Hove is a knitwear brand breaking norms and traditions. The label takes an artistic approach to apparel, creating effortless yet extravagant silhouettes. The label is helmed by Amalie Røge Hove, a Royal Danish Academy alum with experience at Cecilie Bahnsen and Mark Tan.



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Latimmier is a new label created by rising designer Ervin Latimer, who was scouted to work for Matthew M. Williams at 1017 ALYX 9SM after graduating from Aalto University in Helsinki. Since then, the creative has worked with HELIOT EMIL and was later awarded Young Designer of the Year in Finland in 2020.



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P.L.N. was founded in 2020 by Peter Lundvald Nielsen, who has previously worked with Balenciaga, Vetements and Ottolinger prior to launching his own label. Kanye West recently wore the brand's cap for his surprise appearance at the 2022 BET Awards.