In the 49-minute-long interview for SHOWstudio‘s In Fashion series, Jones discusses the designer’s various creative processes he goes through when designing pieces for his collections. Kim Jones has recently taken on a variety of tasks such as editing A Magazine Curated By‘s 19th issue and starring in RIMOWA‘s latest campaign and is discussing his illustrious career.
One notable conversation spans from the Dior oblique pattern and how he wanted to reinvent the design on modern garments, as well as how one button from the 1950s inspired key pieces in his collections. The designer also goes on to talk about his fascination with Japanese culture and its practices, as well as his frequent collaborators, famous record collection and Central Saint Martins education. Watch the entire interview above.
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Now on SHOWstudio! @Dior Menswear Artistic Director @mrkimjones spoke candidly to SHOWstudio’s Fashion Editor @georginakevans in an exclusive In Fashion interview! Coinciding with the launch of his @amagazinecuratedby issue, the interview sees Jones and Evans traverse all aspects of his life, from his mammoth record collection and his time at Central Saint Martins with Louise Wilson, to his special friendship with the late Lee Alexander McQueen and his interpretation of luxury houses @LouisVuitton and @Dior! The interview exists as an unedited hour-long segment for a limited time only, soon to be condensed into a shorter segment. Link in bio, indulge in the long-form while you can!
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