Malene Birger

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Malene Birger
Born (1962-12-01) 1 December 1962 (age 52)
Nationality Danish
Occupation Fashion designer
Labels By Malene Birger

Malene Birger is a Danish fashion designer. MTV Europe has crowned her the "Queen of Fashion in Copenhagen",[citation needed] and international trend magazine Wear Global has nominated her boutique in Copenhagen as one of the world's finest in terms of design and decor.[citation needed]


Malene Birger graduated from the Danish Design School in 1989. She began her career in the fashion industry in 989 as designer at Jackpot by Carli Gry. She was also the head designer of women's wear at Marc O'Polo in Stockholm.

In 1997, Birger co-founded the company Day Birger et Mikkelsen. She was the creative director of the company until leaving it in 2002.[1] In 2003, she founded By Malene Birger in collaboration with IC Group. In 2010, Birger sold her share of the company to IC Group.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Malene Birger currently lives on Mallorca. She is a Danish Unicef ambassador. Four times a year she designed shirts and string bags to sell in order to raise a profit that can be donated to Unicef.[2]


In the year of 2002, Birger won the Danish Design Award. She received Guldknappen in the year of 2004 from the Danish fashion magazine Alt for Damerne. In the year of 2005, she received the Scandinavian Design Award. In the year of 2008, Malene Birger won brand of the year by Costume Norway.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Dansk modedronning fylder rundt" (in Danish). Politiken. Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c "Malene Birger". Fashion Model Directory. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 

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