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Dior Men Fall 2009 Menswear

“Angles” was Kris Van Assche’s concept for his new Dior Homme collection. A waistcoat built from ridged black and white paillettes certainly embodied the idea, as did triangular cutouts in jackets. Angularity being something of a New Wave concept (all those skinny people in skinny suits playing skinny music), it was scarcely a surprise to…

“Angles” has been Kris Van Assche’s concept for his brand new Dior Homme collection. A waistcoat constructed from ridged white and black paillettes certainly embodied the thought, as did triangular cutouts in coats. Angularity being something of a New Wave notion (those skinny people in skinny suits playing skinny music), it was barely a surprise to find echoes of the eighties throughout the show, by Malcolm McLaren’s remix of his dance hymn”Deep in Vogue” to oversized tees with large-lettered messages, just like Katharine Hamnett’s originals (a style that was superbly purloined by Frankie Goes to Hollywood to its”Frankie Say Relax” T-shirt, that is, of course, another eighti

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