May 23, 2022

The Fourthny

Art is beauty

How the women of dance music have taken over high fashion – Culture

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It is an astute observation: for the duration of the presentation of the approaching SS2020 collections at Paris Trend 7 days, a multitude of significant style homes debuted collections nodding to many aspects of rave and digital culture. Versace paid homage to the late Prodigy frontman Keith Flint with versions donning spiked hair and a host of leather, denim and leopard print outfits. Raf Simons tipped his hat to rave lifestyle and in particular to Belgium’s R&S Data with an outfit featuring the groundbreaking label’s brand emblazoned on an oversized white t-shirt.

Although names common to the digital planet have routinely tiptoed on the outer edges of higher vogue – mainly soundtracking and DJing at runway occasions – it looks only now that the higher guards of iconic residences are beginning to warmly welcome artists in, not only as muses, but also as designers in their have proper.

Chicago indigenous Honey Dijon is potentially residence music’s most fantastic featuring to get on large fashion. Acknowledged for her dual wielding of sharp technological mastery and also for her impossibly expansive breadth of musical experience gained from her New York upbringing, the parallels in between her specialist songs curation and her flavor for stylish and high vogue simplicity seem unmistakable.

“Art, audio and fashion was generally intertwined for me. I do not independent inventive expression,” she states. “Gender non-conforming and non-binary clubbers are the ones who constantly [take] hazards with garments to convey by themselves in vibrant and impactful strategies.”

Now properly proven as a favored alternative DJ for high trend homes like Dior and Burberry, Honey Dijon has now ascended to her possess position as a designer with the announcement that came previously this yr of her impending collaboration line with Japanese label, Comme des Garçon. The co-crafted model will be correctly termed Honey Fucking Dijon and will debut with a assortment of t-shirts and bags developed particularly for DJs.

“As a trans female of colour I’d in no way imagined that this would be possible,” Honey wrote in her put up around the announcement, which also involved a thank you to President of Comme des Garçon International, Adrian Joffe. “Thank you for allowing me to depict my lifestyle, group and appreciate of property music. I am actually honoured.”

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