text by our contributing editor and photographer lisbeth breland saalmink
backstage photos by lisbeth breland saalmink

The vibrant and playful world of Maikel Tawadros S/S 2015 leaves no doubt that though the American Baseball season has started. And whether you are a fanatic fan or just a silent observer, to be dressed in elegant, raw and classic sportswear, is fully possible.

Copenhagen based women’s wear designer Maikel Tawadros stated this when showing a collection worthy of a winner, literally, during Copenhagen Fashion Week. This was his second fashion show, since he started his label in 2012, after working for several Danish designers. For this collection the designer was inspired by the 1930`s baseball uniforms is elegantly designed in a clean, sporty and structured line. Maikel dears taking the extra step to make the sweat shorts and college t-shirts more fashionable in statement of details and spectacular accessories. Fabrics, such as wool, leather and fur, all mixed with finer carefully selected fabrics.
While all models were walking down the arena, dressed in the minimal colours of violet, white and black, you can feel the grounded touch of a creative mind. All addressed with their team head letters, MT, showing that Maikel is loyal to his avant-garde heritage, but flirt with the idea of asymmetrical edges, Scandinavian minimalism, yet a playful exploration into modern day society. He spears no details when he use all the necessary sports gear, as helmets, wrist, bicep, head and sports bands, consciously selected and made in collaboration with Saga Furs and jewellery designer Zarah Voigt, showing that Maikel Tawadros comprehend the coherent work worthy of a rising designer .

/ Original head image courtesy of Maikel Tawadros, video courtesy of Copenhagen Fashion Week and backstage photos by Lisbeth Breland Saalmink /

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