Text by Ardeshir Hamedani
Kim Jones Marrying The Past And The Present At Dior
Who said women can’t look good in menswear?! So let’s explore the collection and find something that is going to fit you well!
For the Spring 2020 Dior Men, Artistic Director Kim Jones takes inspiration from Christian Dior’s Favorites, Nature and Art! Monsieur Dior adored his garden and it was his fount of inspiration. He turned women into Femme Fleurs. In this collection, Kim Jones has turned men into Hommes Fleurs through his collaboration with the British artist Alex Foxton.
The collection brings Kim Jones’ Dior Men to the next level. The masculine codes and tailoring are refined even furthermore. His famous Tailleur Oblique is present but with a fresh take on shawl-collard smoking looks. The Couture inspired sashes of winter 19/20 are mixed with evening jackets and coats.
But it doesn’t just stop at formal looks. There’s a new take on workwear attire and outerwears by taking advantage of high-performance technical advancement hand in hand with the savoir-faire of French Couture! Shearling pieces are reversible, the layering is unified, Double gilets and scarves are combined into single garments to offer different characteristics to the wearer.
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