Tag: Kris Van Assche

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How Dior Homme make their suits

Dior Homme's Artistic Director Kris Van Assche creates his collections just a stone's throw from 30 avenue Montaigne in Paris. At his side are the artisans of the Homme atelier, bringing his creations to life.

Paris Fashion Week: Dior Homme Spring-Summer 2017 collection
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Paris Fashion Week: Dior Homme Spring-Summer 2017 collection

Designed by Kris Van Assche, the Dior Homme collection for Summer 2017 drives an explicit evolution, channeling the energy of Haçienda youth through the industrial landscape of a utopian fun fair.

Dior Homme Fall/Winter 2017 - exaggeration of volumes and shapes
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Dior Homme Fall/Winter 2017 - exaggeration of volumes and shapes

“The idea of ‘the hybrid’ is intrinsic to the collection,” says Kris Van Assche. “Today, people don’t just fit into one box, they fit into many and all at once. There might be an idea of the New Wave or Skate that somebody has grown up with, but it is what those things and people have grown into now that matters. Traces of memory and tradition can still exist, but these happen without nostalgia: this is the hybridisation of now.”

Belgian fashion: Kris Van Assche
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Belgian fashion: Kris Van Assche

Kris Van Assche was born in Belgium in 1976. After graduating from the Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts, he moved to Paris in 1998. Having worked for Yves Saint Laurent then Dior Homme, he started his own label KRISVANASSCHE in January 2005. He has also been the Artistic Director for Dior Homme since April 2007.

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