• Dior's Pre-Fall 2019 Collection Gets Robotic Courtesy of Sorayama Collab

    12 days ago - By Hypebeast

    After causing some noise with the already-sold-out Kaws collab capsule , Kim Jones is back to present Dior 's Pre-Fall 2019 collection which was shown in Tokyo, Japan. Futurism was an obvious inspiration for the presentation and a collaboration with Japanese artist Hajime Sorayama was the main standout. The centerpiece of the stage was a giant Sorayama robot and some of the garments in the collection, ranging from outerwear, tees, trousers to accessories, were emblazoned with Sorayama illustrations.
    As for the rest of the range, Jones really put the effort to match the metal skin on...
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  • Dior Men's Pre-Fall 2019

    Dior Men's Pre-Fall 2019

    12 days ago - By WWD

    TOKYO - The future of men's fashion is here.
    That was the feeling at Kim Jones' first pre-fall show for Dior, which was held in a towering circular space inside a steel and glass building on an island of reclaimed land in Tokyo Bay. At the center of the venue was Japanese contemporary artist Hajime Sorayama's nearly 40-foot-tall metallic sculpture of a sexy female robot figure.
    Many of the looks Jones sent around the runway gleamed as brightly as the robot did, with metallic Tyvek jackets, iridescent jacquard suits, polished metal saddle bags, and steel baseball caps by Stephen Jones all...
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  • See Every Look From the Dior Men's Pre-Fall 2019 Collection

    See Every Look From the Dior Men's Pre-Fall 2019 Collection

    12 days ago - By Fashionista

    On Friday, Dior Men's's Artistic Director Kim Jones presented his sophomore collection for the French house some 6,000 miles away from home in Tokyo. (Just Tuesday, Jones's colleague Pierpaolo Piccioli put on Valentino's first-ever coed show in the same city, and to much critical acclaim.) For...
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  • Must Read: Why Dior Men's and Valentino Showed in Japan, Gucci to Launch a Fine Jewelry Collection Next Summer

    Must Read: Why Dior Men's and Valentino Showed in Japan, Gucci to Launch a Fine Jewelry Collection Next Summer

    12 days ago - By Fashionista

    These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Why Dior Men and Valentino showed in JapanThis week, both Dior's Men and Valentino staged Pre-Fall runway shows in Tokyo. This choice is about more than just showing in a far-off location, though: "Logistical efficiency is one...
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