Dries Van Noten
By Anna Glassman

HEIRS IN REVOLT Paris: Dries Van Noten’s fresh and airy take on grunge debuted at his S/S 13 womenswear collection, a theme which carried …

Jan 17, 2013
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HEIRS IN REVOLT
Paris: Dries Van Noten’s fresh and airy take on grunge debuted at his S/S 13 womenswear collection, a theme which carried through to menswear for Fall. But where his feminine angst was diaphanous and layered, the masculine version carried weight through thick tweed t-shirts, leather cargo pants and tapestry hoodies. Slouchy and full of baroque drawing-room patterns, heirloom plaid coats and silk pajama shirts, this was old-money in revolt, carelessly pairing pinstripe suiting with fringed dashikis and sandals with socks. Earning his status as venerable master of the mix, Van Noten’s F/W 13 struck a perfect balance between youthful defiance and the weight of tradition.—Nina Stotler

Silhouette: Draped & layered / Rectangular & boxy / Slouchy

Color: Wine / Navy / Black / Concrete / Charcoal / Cream / Olive / Camel / Chocolate / Rust / Marigold

Key Items: Robe coats & jackets / Tapered trousers / Tunics / Relaxed suiting / Studded leather trousers / Dressy overcoats / Draped sweaters / Tweed t-shirts / Silk pajama shirts

Materials: Silk / Tweed / Wool / Jersey / Mohair / Fur / Leather / Velvet / Brocade

Print + Pattern: Foulard prints / Paisley / Checks / Tile repeats / Florals

Details + Trim: Studs / Self belts / Quilted panels / Fringe / Embroidery / Contrast collars / Ribbing / Fur trim

Accessories + Footwear: Sandals / Thick socks / Tortoiseshell sunglasses / Patterned scarves / Zippered lug soled boots / Lace-up boots / Weekend bags / Backpacks

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