Dior Resort Collection 2020
A voluptuous satin sash here, a diamond-look brooch there. In just a year he’s carved a fabulous signature and played no small part in
electrifying the Paris menswear scene in the process.
Clicking through this pre-collection is a chance to see Jones working in a more minor key and establishing what the Dior Men off-duty vibe looks like. There are elements of street and of sport, both of which are de rigueur at brands even in the highest price bracket. But in these categories too, he’s making use of the house patrimony. Christian Dior was a lover of nature; his garden in the Normandy village of Granville remains a popular tourist destination. He was also knowledgeable about art, having run a gallery before launching his couture label in 1946. Jones brought Monsieur Dior’s two passions together cleverly via one of fashion’s 21st-century preoccupations, a collaboration
The British artist Alex Foxton, who recently had his first solo exhibition at Paris’s Galerie Derouillon and also happens to work in the Dior Men studio, created flower paintings in a pastel palette lifted from his own recent work, which became prints used on camp shirts, blousons, jean jackets, and trenches, as well as an overlay motif on logo bags and accessories. Femme fleurs, meet homme fleurs.
and mentioned how he
was really inspired by
the rebellion by Mr Dior
himself as he was a
forced to be reckoned
with with his rebellious
ways to think out of the
box rather than to do things as its done on the book.
Kim Jones is inspired by everything to aliens to robots which is a clear indication of
The collection also includes a selection of single side-buttoning suits that take their cues from Jones’s runway offering. Though they’re more approachable and everyday, they remain powerfully identifiable: a real accomplishment in the shifting, but still startlingly homogenous world of menswear.
Kim Jones said in the podcast with Business of Fashion that he did not want to shape Dior Men’s but lets the house shape him
Looking at the accent of the collection its both streetwear and haute couture formal that is appealing to everyone that is looking to buy, He also mentioned the fact that although the clothes are really expensive selling one literally makes the break even which is the reason why the big fashion houses are doing so great. This is the reason why they have lasted this long