The artistic director's AW21 Dior Men's collection hones in on the ceremony of the everyday. Think: extreme opulence with a flourish of subversion that explores the cross-pollination between fashion and art.
The French house’s AW21 menswear collection references the day-dreaming haze of, well, right now – when the closest we’ll get to freedom is bouncing wall-to-wall around our living rooms.
Virgil Abloh is unravelling the rules and regulations of Euro-centric, Western sartorial codes and questioning why we perceive people based on how they’re dressed. This season, for Abloh, is about creating a new vanguard – one that is bold, radical and inclusive.
Founder and creative director Samuel Ross predicts a post-pandemic work-from-work outlook, and it’s as optimistic and liberating as we’d hoped. But, like our path to freedom, it’ll take some time to get there.
Kim Jones’ AW21 collection will take you out of this world. Expect thumping house beats playing throughout and a DayGlo palette that illuminates even the greyest of years.
And not in the fashion sense. These designs are The Real McCoy.