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MICHAEL OLESTAD is an Oslo-based womenswear designer, and his eponymous label was founded in 2016. His collections touch upon notions of experience, biography and introspection through the medium of fashion. Evolving around drapery, silhouette experimentation and an open conceptualism. His mix of conceptually daring ideas and classical wearable aesthetics has gained attention world wide, and made him an editoral darling. His work has been bought by the National Museum of Norway for their permanent collection, and he is the recipient of the 2017 BIK BOK Runway Award, the Scheibler Foundations Design Award 2018 and the Epson Award 2019.