Labour Of Love
MEN 'S FOLIO Singapore|October 2020
Labour Of Love
For Dior Men’s Winter 2020 collection, artistic director Kim Jones reinvents the codes of menswear with a collection heavily influenced by the craftsmanships of Haute Couture and the tastes of the late Judy Blame. By Manfred Lu
Manfred Lu

It has been more than two years since Kim Jones helmed the role of artistic director of Dior Men. Since then, adjectives that are ubiquitous to his tenure have been sensationalised as pop, edgy and ultra-modern — words that would not immediately describe a Maison that is more than 70 years old. For several seasons, Jones has been affiliated with defining a new language for reconstructing menswear through the genius blurring of lines between luxury menswear and streetwear — it is a driving force that has since altered the course of what menswear could be, proclaiming a riot of new ideas that are not bound by limitations set forth by his predecessors.


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October 2020