6. Matthew M. Williams, Yoon, KAWS x Dior Homme
Technically a Spring/Summer 2019
collection, Kim Jones
’ debut for Dior Homme
was made available this year, releasing off schedule. Breaking the rules in all kinds of ways, the powerhouse collection proved collaboration’s rightful place in high-fashion with three expertly-executed partnerships.
of AMBUSH as well as 1017 ALYX 9SM‘s Matthew M. Williams
were brought on for the collection, namely handling the jewelry and hardware details, respectively. If that wasn’t enough, globally-renowned artist KAWS was scouted to create the artistic tone of the whole show, on top of producing the KAWS
“Bees” and reimagining Dior’s logo.
With the collection, Kim Jones effectively built an outlet to praise like-minded creatives to go along with his rebranding of Dior. Most recently, the designer linked up with Matthew M. Williams and Yoon once again in collaboration, but with another revered artist, Hajime Sorayama
, for Dior’s Pre-Fall 2019 offering.