On The Radar: Mark Kenley Domino Tan

On The Radar: Mark Kenley Domino Tan

On The Radar: Mark Kenley Domino Tan

The designer launched his own fashion label after working for international fashion houses like Dior, Balenciaga and Alexander McQueen.

The designer launched his own fashion label after working for international fashion houses like Dior, Balenciaga and Alexander McQueen.

Photography: Rasmus Luckmann

Text: MATHIAS ROSENZWEIG

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“Some Danish brands are influenced by the grand furniture designers from throughout Danish history. Their design and the production of the furniture had a democratic approach to the creation of affordable, quality furniture for the masses. But with an increased focus on responsibility and sustainability—as I believe that these values are relevant in our time—we need to be aware of the consumerism the fashion industry also represents.

Designer Mark Kenly Domino Tan photographed with muse: Simon Bennebjerg.

The Danish people also have a big biking culture, we even have an infrastructure made for biking. It’s very common for everyone in all kinds of outfits to jump on their bike to get across the city. In our fitting department we have a criterion that says the clothing needs to be 'bike-friendly.'

My muse Simon is a young aspiring actor in Denmark. I met him during his final graduation piece in The Danish National School of Performing Arts in Copenhagen. He played a crazy queer king who wanted to own the moon. Simon had a talent that was captivating and since then he has evolved into a rising film star.”

—Mark Kenly Domino Tan

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