Techno sartorial at Dior Homme
By Diego Sanchez

Paris: Kris Van Assche re-imagined black-tie dressing putting a modern, cheeky twist. Precise tailoring blended with the right dose of sport – tuxedos and …

Jan 25, 2015
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Paris: Kris Van Assche re-imagined black-tie dressing putting a modern, cheeky twist. Precise tailoring blended with the right dose of sport – tuxedos and tailcoats were styled with baseball caps, sneakers and badges and flower pins. Starting with an array of evening suits, the designer introduced urban elements as models strutted down the catwalk – raw denim jackets and knits were tucked into leather joggers, long gilets were styled with impeccable tailored suits and boxy coats were reworked in novel tweeds. The traditional evening palette was enlivened by pops of Yves Klein blue and acid yellow. Van Assche made classic tailored menswear youthful and approachable. – Diego Sanchez

Theme: Techno sartorial 

Key Items: Tailcoat / Evening Tuxedos / Shearling-lined leather gilet / Houndstooth coats / Minimal biker jacket / Knitted Gilets / Acid effect cardigans / Denim DB coat / Numbers intarsia sweaters / Pinstripe suit / Leather trackpants / Waxed denim parka / Leather duffel coat

Colour: Black / Indigo / Yves Klein blue / Burgundy / Acid yellow / Cool grey / White / Dark green / Grey

Materials + Trim: Wool / Shearling / Tweed / Crisp cotton / Leather / Cashmere / Pinstripe / Raw denim / Coated denim

Print + Pattern: Plaid / Numbers / Houndstooth / Acid painterly smudge

Accessories + Footwear: Flower pins / Badges / Bow-ties / Skinny ties / Coloured sole sneakers / Leather backpacks / Weekend bags

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