Entries in Stockholm (12)

Tuesday
Apr092013

A STYLISH SUMMER IN STOCKHOLM

Jean Paul Gaultier is coming to Stockholm this summer - are you?

Stockholm has been style capital for centuries - from "Queer" Queen Kristina in the 17th century, to the golden days of Greta Garbo and not to mention modern day style icons like Robyn, Marcus Schenkenberg and Alexander Skarsgard.

But this summer, Sweden's capital city ups its Fashionista credentials because gay fashion icon Jean Paul Gaultier is coming to Stockholm.

From June 15 - September 22, Stockholm's Arkitekturmuseet will present 'The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: from the Sidewalk to the Catwalk. This is the first international exhibition devoted to the celebrated French couturier, a retrospective of his work. According to Gaultier there are no rules in fashion, everything depends on the limits of one imagination, so it is fitting that that this show makes a stop at Europe's alternative style capital. <http://www.arkitekturmuseet-gaultier.com/>

You just have to look around the city to understand why Stockholm is seriously cool. Home to cult-labels like ACNE and CHEAP MONDAY, through to the multi-national trendsetting duo Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) - whose collaborations with both the pop and style world have you queueing round the block whenever it launches. And shopaholics be ready to be indulged. From designer brands to vintage chic, Stockholm's shopping districts from SoFo to Ostermalm will give you some serious style cred.

And if it's style you want, style you're going to get. A citybreak to gay and lesbian friendly Stockholm is an amazing way to upgrade your weekend. Firstly it's a beautiful city of beautiful people. Secondly, there's so much to offer in way of fashion and culture for the discerning visitor. Thirdly, Stockholm is less expensive than you'd think - a recent Skyscanner survey puts an average weekend break to Stockholm cheaper than Madrid, Paris or Barcelona. All in all, this is THE city to visit this summer.

 

FOR ALL THE LATEST INFORMATION ON GAY AND LESBIAN STOCKHOLM VISIT: http://gaylesbian.visitstockholm.com

LIKE the facebook page for latest updates direct to your NEWSFEED: http://facebook.com/gaylesbianstockholm

 

COMPETITION

The STOCKHOLM GAY AND LESBIAN NETWORK is thrilled to be able to give away a very special prize - to win a 2-night trip for 2 to Stockholm and the grand opening party of the Jean Paul Gaultier exhibition. For a chance to win, visit: http://www.visitstockholm.com/jpgstockholm<http://www.visitstockholm.com/jpgstockholm>

*Terms and conditions apply 

SAS Scandinavian airlines flies times daily from London Heathrow and also from Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh. 

-ENDS-

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WHAT GAY AND LESBIAN STOCKHOLM CAN OFFER TO UK AND IRELAND VISITORS, email uwern@boutiquemarketing.co.uk or call +44 203 286 3170

 

FOR PRESS PICTURES OF THE JEAN PAUL GAULTIER EXHIBITION, visit:

http://www.arkitekturmuseet-gaultier.com/english/press/press-pictures/

Wednesday
Mar202013

UPGRADE TO STOCKHOLM | MEDIA BRIEF

MARCH 2013 | Banner photographs: JENS GRIP
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT UWERN JONG | +44 203 286 3170  uwern@boutiquemarketing.co.uk  


GET CONNECTED WITH STOCKHOLM
The ever welcoming city of Stockholm is proud to launch their brand new lesbian and gay portal and blog. This is where your readers and followers can connect with what the city has to offer for LGBT travellers.

Blog: gaylesbian.visitstockholm.com
Facebook page: facebook.com/gaylesbianstockholm

A GAY ICON IN ITS OWN RIGHT...
Stockholm has given the world gay icons for hundreds of years, from ”Queer” Queen Kristina in the 17th century to modern day icons like Abba, Greta Garbo, Lisbeth Salander, Robyn and TV’s True Blood’s vampire Viking, actor Alexander Skarsgård - we're pretty much a gay icon too. It's time to for the UK to upgrade its city break to a stylish, cultural and cosmopolitan destination just a mere 2.5 hours flight away.

These are some of the highlights for 2013...

 


“ABBA, THE MUSEUM” OPENS IN MAY

Don’t deny it, you’re a fan. From retro-Eurovision, to West-end revival, you can’t help but sing along to Sweden’s favourite foursome. 

ABBA, The Museum will become the home of ABBA’s collected works, set to be showcased in a contemporary, musical and interactive exhibition that allows the audience to get close to their favourite band. 

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THE SUMMER COLLECTION: “THE FASHION WORLD OF JEAN PAUL GAULTIER”

Calling all fashionistas - From June 15-September 22, Stockholm’s Arkitekturmuseet will present ‘THE FASHION WORLD OF JEAN PAUL GAULTIER: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk’, the first international exhibition devoted to the celebrated French couturier. 

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STOCKHOLM PRIDE, AUGUST 2013

Stockholm Pride is something unique. The largest Pride festival of the Nordic countries and growing in strength, this year sees its 16th anniversary. Previous supporters have included Margaret Cho, Eurovision winner Loreen, Jedward and a host of other fantastic international acts. Guaranteed fun times!

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 ELECTROPOP ARTIST LIZETTE PLAYS LONDON

The Stockholm Gay and Lesbian Network and Visit Sweden UK are proud to present Swedish electropop artist LIZETTE in London. She will be performing at ONE LOVE event at the Cafe de Paris on Thursday 28th May. 

Lizette, who is bisexual, will be flying the flag for Sweden and Stockholm and be giving away a 2 night holiday for two in Stockholm. Attendees can enter by "LIKING" Gay & Lesbian Stockholm facebook page on the night. 

 

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