It truly is an astute observation: all through the presentation of the forthcoming SS2020 collections at Paris Fashion Week, a multitude of important manner residences debuted collections nodding to various aspects of rave and digital society. Versace paid homage to the late Prodigy frontman Keith Flint with models donning spiked hair and a host of leather-based, denim and leopard print outfits. Raf Simons tipped his hat to rave culture and primarily to Belgium’s R&S Data with an outfit that includes the revolutionary label’s logo emblazoned on an oversized white t-shirt.
Even though names acquainted to the electronic globe have routinely tiptoed on the outer edges of higher trend – mostly soundtracking and DJing at runway gatherings – it looks only now that the substantial guards of legendary properties are beginning to warmly welcome artists in, not only as muses, but also as designers in their very own right.
Chicago native Honey Dijon is most likely dwelling music’s most great supplying to get on superior fashion. Regarded for her twin wielding of sharp technological mastery and also for her impossibly expansive breadth of musical expertise gained from her New York upbringing, the parallels amongst her skilled music curation and her flavor for classy and high style simplicity appear to be unmistakable.
“Artwork, music and fashion was usually intertwined for me. I do not individual imaginative expression,” she states. “Gender non-conforming and non-binary clubbers are the ones who generally [take] challenges with clothing to specific by themselves in colourful and impactful ways.”
Now well set up as a favored choice DJ for higher manner properties like Dior and Burberry, Honey Dijon has now ascended to her possess role as a designer with the announcement that arrived earlier this year of her forthcoming collaboration line with Japanese label, Comme des Garçon. The co-created brand will be appropriately named Honey Fucking Dijon and will debut with a assortment of t-shirts and luggage created exclusively for DJs.
“As a trans lady of colour I’d under no circumstances imagined that this would be achievable,” Honey wrote in her article about the announcement, which also incorporated a thank you to President of Comme des Garçon Worldwide, Adrian Joffe. “Thank you for allowing for me to represent my tradition, community and like of property new music. I am genuinely honoured.”