these young creatives are transforming stockholm

From tattoo artists to fashion designers, we meet the young talents making a mark on the Swedish capital.

When you think of Sweden, there’s probably a lot popping up in your mind: breathtaking nature, iconic brands like Acne Studios and Eytys, your favorite furniture dealer, and of course Yung Lean and his Sad Boy movement. But this is by far not everything Stockholm has to offer. Often overshadowed by other Scandi cities like Copenhagen, the creative scene in Stockholm is finally making a name for itself.

“It’s not about where you live, it’s what you make out of it,” explains photographer Frida Vega Salomonsson who shot Stockholm’s creative scene for us. “People who say the culture scene in Stockholm is boring are just lazy.” One of the many things you can’t be when living in one of the most expensive cities in Europe. Instead of complaining, the creatives are fighting back with their film, fashion, and art.

For now, sit back, relax, and get inspired by eight Swedish talents who are putting Stockholm on the map.

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Photos: Frida Vega Salomonsson