In the News: Five ThingsSeptember 23, 2016
Each week, our editors highlight a handful of Swedish stories that catch our attention.
World Cup hockey gearing up for semi-finals
Sweden and Europe face off early Sunday afternoon in the semifinal round of the Hockey World Cup. Winner secures a spot in the finals, beginning on Tuesday.
Musician, bike messenger and Gucci model
You better werk. Vogue interviews Olof Källström, a 19-year-old guy with stunning facial features and white-blond hair. Källström is relatively new to the modeling world but walked for Gucci during Stockholm Fashion Week.
7 days. 1,325 miles.
Armed with tobacco and a lot of pizza, 41 cyclists are attempting to complete Sweden’s Sverigetempot, the world’s longest brevet.
Swedish retailer COS collaborates with Guggenheim museum
In honor of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s upcoming retrospective on American painter Agnes Martin, Swedish retailer COS designed a 12-piece collaborative collection for men and women.
Go ahead and repair your broken microwave
Swedish lawmakers are working to implement tax breaks on repairs in the hopes of boosting the home-repair service industry and decreasing waste.