salonwithoutwalls artist on-location: Photographer Peter Christensen – Greenland

Special designed collection By Jorgen Simonsen for:  Nordens Institut i Grønland

Model: Carmen Kass


In 1998, the Danish haute couture designer Jørgen Simonen headhunted for the job as the new head designer for fashion house Versace after the founder Gianni Versace’s tragic death. During the initial interviews presented Jørgen Simonsen collection “Iskrystalprinsessen” which he had made with cross-fertilization between the Greenlandic Inuit culture – particularly the national costume – and biker culture. It fell on good soil and the collection was direct herald Atelier Versace’s first Haute Couture collection after the founder’s death.  Read more: Nordens Institut i Grønland