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About the artist.

Helga Björnsson was born in Reykjavík but soon moved abroad. Her teen years were spent in the bustling, joyous and colourful streets of London where Beatlemania and the first signs of hippies were emerging. Mini skirts, Twiggie and high boots - a time where fashion meant freedom and excitement. Later, Helga moved to Paris, where the Parisian elegance opened another world for the young fashion enthusiast. A few years at the Arts Décoratifs, art school, she studied art and fashion design. As life will often have it, a series of random events landed her an interview with the high fashion designer Louis Féraud. Féraud is perhaps not a big name today, but from the fifties to the late 2000s Féraud’s...

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