Designer Kim Jones launches collection with Converse
Debuting his first collection for Converse, fashion designer Kim Jones explores the brand’s DNA through his nostalgic designs while delivering a contemporary spin on the American sneaker. Jones stated he updated the Converse Chuck 70 sneaker with streetwear in mind by reinforcing foot stability and enhancing grip to increase traction on city...
1 Apr 2021
Kim Jones unveils Fendi Haute Couture debut
British fashion designer Kim Jones, who was appointed artistic director of Fendi in September 2020, has unveiled hisdebut haute couture collectionfor the Italian fashion house. Drawing from seemingly diverse inspirations, from the visual language of Bernini's marbles to Virginia Woolf's time-travelling, gender-blurring novel ‘Orlando’, the show...
28 Jan 2021
Haute Couture Week kicks off digitally in Paris
While Covid-19 has forced Haute Couture Week to host digitally for its spring/summer 2021 couture season, the official schedule confirms that 28 houses are set to participate. Haute Couture Week takes place from today, January 25 until January 28 and will feature Chanel, Dior, Giambattista Valli, Giorgio Armani Privé, Iris Van Herpen,Valentino,...
25 Jan 2021
Video: Dior's Lunar New Year menswear capsule collection
Christian Dior has created a Lunar New Year capsule collection for men designed by Kim Jones and artist Shawn Stussy. The collection combines streetwear, counterculture and tailoring in the colours navy blue, red and white and it features ox head motifs as this year is honouring the ox. Watch the video below. Video: Christian Dior via YouTube...
20 Jan 2021
Video: Dior men present its Ski Capsule collection
In this video, Dior men present its Ski Capsule collection designed by Kim Jones and modelled by K-pop star Sehun.Watch the video below. Video: Christian Dior via YouTube Photo credit: Cpp-Luxury.com, Facebook
28 Dec 2020
Video: Artist Kenny Scharf discusses the fall 2021 Dior men's show
For the Dior menswear fall 2021 collection, artist Kenny Scharf collaborated with Kim Jones. In this video, Scharf discusses combining pop culture and sci-fi and his inspiration from cartoons and surrealism.Watch the video below. Source: Christian Dior via YouTube Photo credit: Dior, Facebook
14 Dec 2020
Video: Dior presents its men's 'ski capsule' collection
In this video, Dior presents its men’s ‘ski capsule’ collection consisting of ready-to-wear ski accessories, skis and snowboards designed by Kim Jones in collaboration with specialists including Descente, AK SKI, and POC. Watch the video below. Video: Christian Dior via YouTube Photo credit: Dior, Facebook
7 Dec 2020
Video: The making of Dior's B27 sneakers
In this video, the process of Dior’s B27 sneaker is shown from sketch to sneaker. It combines the vision of Dior’s artistic director, Kim Jones, and the leatherwork of the brand. Watch the process below. Source: Christian Dior via YouTube
16 Nov 2020
Video: Dior Men's 'modern tailoring' capsule collection
In this video, Dior Men presents its ‘modern tailoring’ capsule collection directed by its artistic director Kim Jones. The collection is available in three fabrics and in three styles of jackets and trousers. Video: Christian Dior via YouTube Photo credit: Dior, Facebook
13 Nov 2020
Kim Jones to design womenswear at Fendi
Italian fashion house Fendi has confirmed that British designer Kim Jones will join the label as artistic director of haute couture, ready-to-wear and fur collections for women. Jones, succeeds Karl Lagerfeld who died in 2019 and had designed for the fashion house since 1965. The fashion house added that Jones will work closely with Silvia...
9 Sep 2020
Dior Men collaborates with Ghanaian artist Amoako Boafo
For spring/summer 2021, Dior Men’s Kim Jones has created a collection aimed as a “celebration of identity, of power of creativity” as he pays homage to Ghanaian-born artist Amoako Boafo. The collaboration came about after a meeting at the Rubell Museum in Miami, where Jones describes it as “artistic love at first sight” in the show notes, which...
14 Jul 2020
Dior AW20 bringing a London twist to Parisian menswear
Kim Jones injected a spot of English aristocratic insouciance into the DNA of Dior Friday, with a starry men's Paris fashion week show that riffed on British upper class eccentricity. This was the fabled French label at its most dandyish and decadent, with top coats with velvet collars, trompe l'oeil grey minks and a staggering...
18 Jan 2020