Kim Jones looked back to his youth in London for inspiration for the latest Dior menswear collection, a bold homage to the late great Judy Blame. The result was a stellar show that hit all the right notes.
After envisaging a major Parisian presence at 386 rue Saint-Honoré, where Dior inaugurated a pop-up store at the end of 2017, the luxury label will instead open a 900 m2 flagship at number 261 on the same street.
It’s difficult to think of a harder working designer in fashion than Kim Jones, creative director of Christian Dior’s men’s division; globetrotter; uber-collaborationist and, most recently, magazine editor.
Maria Grazia Chiuri never really takes a break. Two weeks after her African-inspired Christian Dior cruise show in Marrakech, Chiuri designed the costumes for a phantasmagorical performance at the Tiepolo Ball in Venice.