After a non-stop year, the Italian house’s creative director turned to director Pier Paoli Pasolini for a collection that balances the old and new, past and present.
The duo’s Cactus Jack Dior capsule collection brings Southern charm to the French atelier at Paris Fashion Week.
The designer and artistic director of Fendi and Dior Men’s talks us through the sights, scenes and subcultures that inform his latest Nike and Converse collaboration, one that centres around a silhouette synonymous with his younger years.
Almost a month ago, the Italian house’s creative director presented his first couture collection with a focal lens on Great British bohemianism. This time round, he’s fully immersed in the Fendi family’s ancestral roots.
Kim Jones’ debut Fendi couture show as creative director saw him merge British romanticism with the ornate origins of the Italian house, with deeply historical references feeling ever more contemporary.
Recently collaborating with Dior for its AW21 menswear show – and raking in six figures for original artwork – here’s why 2021 is a year of rebirth for the Basquiat contemporary.