It can be an astute observation: in the course of the presentation of the impending SS2020 collections at Paris Fashion 7 days, a multitude of important fashion residences debuted collections nodding to several areas of rave and electronic tradition. Versace paid homage to the late Prodigy frontman Keith Flint with styles 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 Information with an outfit showcasing the pioneering label’s brand emblazoned on an oversized white t-shirt.
Whilst names common to the electronic environment have routinely tiptoed on the outer edges of significant vogue – largely soundtracking and DJing at runway activities – it would seem only now that the substantial guards of legendary residences are beginning to warmly welcome artists in, not only as muses, but also as designers in their very own suitable.
Chicago native Honey Dijon is probably dwelling music’s most perfect presenting to take on superior fashion. Known for her twin wielding of sharp specialized mastery and also for her impossibly expansive breadth of musical expertise received from her New York upbringing, the parallels among her specialist songs curation and her style for tasteful and higher trend simplicity seem unmistakable.
“Artwork, songs and style was normally intertwined for me. I never separate innovative expression,” she states. “Gender non-conforming and non-binary clubbers are the types who often [take] threats with outfits to specific themselves in colorful and impactful means.”
Currently perfectly proven as a favored decision DJ for superior fashion homes like Dior and Burberry, Honey Dijon has now ascended to her have function as a designer with the announcement that came previously this year of her approaching collaboration line with Japanese label, Comme des Garçon. The co-developed manufacturer will be appropriately named Honey Fucking Dijon and will debut with a selection of t-shirts and bags developed particularly for DJs.
“As a trans girl of color I’d in no way imagined that this would be achievable,” Honey wrote in her write-up all-around the announcement, which also included a thank you to President of Comme des Garçon International, Adrian Joffe. “Thank you for making it possible for me to depict my society, neighborhood and really like of residence new music. I am genuinely honoured.”