Brainchild of Susanne Ostwald and Ingvar Helgason, the London based brand Ostwald Helgason was founded in 2008. Susanne Ostwald was born 1979 in Leipzig, Germany and has an MA in Fashion Design from the art college Burg Giebichenstein in Halle. Ingvar Helgason was born in 1980 in Reykjavik, Iceland, studying Fashion Design in Copenhagen and working as a tailor in Iceland followed by time spent at St Martins in London. Finding their inspiration in Fine Art and new technology, the London based duo focus on unexpected detail and the combination of strong prints with tactile fabrics and experimental processes. The designer clothing line is modern and effortlessly sophisticated with a robust unique aesthetic.