The British Fashion Council (BFC) has released a provisional line-up for London Fashion Week (17-21 September) with headliners including Victoria Beckham, Erdem, and JW Anderson among the 100-plus confirmed designers.
Kim Jones has made Dior Men the king of cool collaborations, though his latest linkup – with Texan rap star, producer and style setter Travis Scott in a Spring/ Summer 2022 collection, was his most powerful to date.
Christian Dior unveiled a caryatid Cruise 2022 collection in Athens on Thursday evening, metaphysical mode by its creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri, unveiled inside the city’s giant Panathenaic Stadium.
Kim Jones, Dior Men’s artistic director, and Chitose Abe, designer and founder of the acclaimed Japanese brand Sacai, have been holding a dialogue in a capsule collection. It will be released this fall.
There was a notable French touch at London Fashion Week this weekend, with shows from Stephen Jones, Bianca Saunders, Bethany Williams, N Palmer, 16Arlington, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, Art School and Jamie Wei Huang.
No live runway show, but some phygital fun on Friday in Paris menswear fashion season from Kim Jones at Dior Men, who melded the tropical moodiness of artist Peter Doig with the pop-militarist mode of his imagination.
LFW has announced its provisional line-up for February and while many in the industry had hoped that the fashion week and tradeshow season might be closer to normal by then, it’s clear that those hopes were premature.
Christian Dior took its menswear show to Beijing on Tuesday, virtually at least, with a collection hyper infused with imagery by American artist Kenny Scharf, and lovingly made with Chinese seed embroidery techniques.