Menswear - Autumn 2020
19 January 2020
The backing of cosmetics giant Puig means Dries Van Noten is no longer weighed down with the responsibilities of the independent creator. But there's also the passage of time. Older, defiantly not wiser.
27 September 2019
27 September 2019
The melding of their minds delivered an edgy extravagance forged in compatibility.
22 June 2019
In embracing an icon like Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Van Noten could be signalling his need to destroy the cage he thinks the world has made for him — making for an enthralling collection.
28 February 2019
Fading summer flowers struck the designer as the germ of a collection. How do you make such a cliché strange but still desirable? He got the emotional response he was after.
19 January 2019
The collection felt a little over-familiar — a statement that was strong without being particularly bold, minus the arcana that has always been his special spice.
27 September 2018
The collection was Dries at his very best, working the contrasts between high and low and marrying the functional beauty of workwear to the embroidered glories of something approaching couture.
23 June 2018
The show opened and closed with a boy in a bathing suit — a basic blank slate — and the simplicity of that statement defined everything that came after.
6 June 2018
6 June 2018 • By Tamison O'Connor
1 March 2018
The powerful collection was brash and glam, creating hybrids of other times and places that prove seductive in this moment.
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