Dior Homme designer Kris Van Assche infuses prep into the Spring Summer 2016 collection presented during the ongoing Paris Fashion Week. The collection marks a new era for Dior’s menswear line following Van Assche’s recent announcement considering the closure of his successful eponymous brand. The designer is now solely focusing on DIOR, and the collection presented in Paris looks closed to the KVA sentiment than any seen in the past. The all-black trend could have been seen only on the editors attending the shows, while the designer selected an eye-catching summer palette. Bright orange was mixed with navy blue, taking the spotlight is outerwear itself.
This season, the journey of the man of flowers continues, emerging from his Winter world of evening formality and the Opera House, to the bright sunshine and colour of Sumer. Taking his place in a contemporary, indoor jardin a la francaise – willed with 2000 Fee des Neiges flowering white rosebushes, embedded in woodern parquet flooring – the Dior man becomes the contemporary embodiment of a new, haute bourgeous world, a figure who playfully subverts the rules of masculine dress while at the same time upholding their traditions – from DIOR HOMME
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