KOLBRUN YR. GUNNARSDOTTIR

 

FASHION AND JEWELRY DESIGNER, STYLIST AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR AT KOLBRUN, IIDEM AND VAKIR

Kolbrun Yr Gunnarsdottir is an experienced SME owner of a design company, studied fashion design at IED Barcelona.

She has worked as a designer since 2003 and worked on various projects designing for other brands, costumes for music videos and fashion films. Further to this Kolbrun owns her self-titled sustainable fashion brand alongside her jewelry brands, IIDEM  and VAKIR where she continues as a jewelry designer.

Kolbrun was the board member of the Icelandic fashion council since 2014 and the head of the council from 2016-2018, were she worked together with other great council members to keep Icelandic fashion designers updated and create new opportunities.

Kolbrun is working on a project together with Ocean Rainforest to make a 100% biodegradable textile from seaweed since 2018.

Her designs have both been aworded and will have the honor of taking part in an international exhibition in Moscow 2019 as part of Innovative costume of the 21st century, next generation held in the Historical Museum of Moscow.