CULTURAL CONVERSATION
MEN'S FOLIO Malaysia|March 2021
Kim Jones celebrates diversity and identity with Ghanian artist Amoako Boafa in Dior Men’s Summer 2021 collection.
John Ng

Instead of recruiting artists to collaborate on his creations as he has done previously, Kim Jones did the opposite and designed the Dior Men Summer 2021 collection where the artistic director took inspiration from the paintings of Ghanaborn, Vienna-trained contemporary artist Amoako Boafo. The two men became acquainted in Miami when Jones was preparing to put on his men’s pre-fall show and Boafo was exhibiting at the Rubell Museum two years ago – the meeting turned out to be love at first sight (so to speak).

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