From Iceland — Fancies: JFDR

Fancies: JFDR

Fancies: JFDR

Published January 15, 2020

Hannah Jane Cohen
Photo by
Art Bicnick

Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style. Our latest subject is Jófríður Ákadóttir (25), a.k.a. musician JFDR.

Today’s look

JFDR

JFDR. Photo by Art Bicnick.

JFDR is wearing:

  • White top from Zara
  • Blue dress that I found in my house
  • Beige shirt from Berlin
  • Black pants—I don’t remember where I got them

JFDR style q&a

Describe your style in 5 words: Star Wars. Japanese. 70s. Subtle. Annie Hall.

Favourite stores in Reykjavík: I like second-hand shops like Hertex, Spúútnik, Wasteland, and the Red Cross shops—all of them. I try to buy only second-hand. I also love Hildur Yeoman. She always has amazing things.

Favourite piece: I own a dress from Ellery that I wore on my album cover, but you can’t see it because the cover is just my face. That’s one of my favourites. I also own a lot of stuff from Hildur Yeoman that I love. I’m a bit of a minimalist when it comes to fashion, so I don’t wear a lot of patterns. But when I wear the Hildur stuff, I’m in a different mood. When I wear a pattern, I really wear a pattern, so I usually do pattern-on-pattern-on-pattern.

JFDR

JFDR. Photo by Art Bicnick

Something I would never wear: A crop top, even though I have a fabulous stomach. I kind of have the perfect shape for it but I hate the way it looks and how it makes your body look. Maybe I wore one when I was four or five in the Spice Girls era. I also get very cold on the stomach, so it’s for practical reasons. 

Lusting after: This doesn’t exist, but I want a very nice, very warm jacket. I don’t want to wear fur and I don’t want to wear a puffer jacket. I can’t find it! I can’t find a fabulous úlpa. Maybe in purple or black or white or beige? That’d be very fashion-y but kind of old lady as well. That’s what I want. I’m on the hunt.

JFDR. Photo by Art Bicnick

Know someone with incredible aesthetics like JFDR? E-mail us at grapevine@grapevine.is. Read more Fancies articles here.

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