Overprinted with checks, embroidered with scars, daubed with white paint, or covered with works by Japanese artist Toru Kamei, the historical House monogram gets a rebellious revisiting each season by Kris Van Assche for Dior Homme. On the coated canvas of backpacks and travel bags, this code drawn from the Dior heritage is juxtaposed with rougher elements to reflect the duality that runs as a common thread through the Dior Homme collections.
“Essentials is the perfect blend of product and culture from a brand like Converse. Focussed around classic sportswear items, redefined for streetwear….it mirrors the story of Converse as a brand, born in sport, raised by the streets.”
For the Fall/Winter 2017 collection, Gildas Loaëc and Masaya Kuroki, co-founders and artistic directors of Maison Kitsuné, drew their inspiration from American pop culture and the aesthetic and creative energie of New York born, Paris based, artist William Klein.