Kim jones news and archive
The Fashion Awards names 2021 winners and honours Virgil Abloh
The British Fashion Council’s 2021 Fashion Awards took place under sombre circumstances on Monday night, less than 24 hours following the news that designer Virgil Abloh had died of cancer on Sunday aged 41. Actor Idris Elba opened the awards with a tribute to the late designer, stating that the fashion industry had lost a legend, before reading...
30 Nov 2021
Dior and Kim Jones design Claridge's annual Christmas tree
Claridge’s on Wednesday unveiled its annual Christmas tree decorations, which this season is in collaboration with Dior’s Artistic Director of menswear, Mr Kim Jones. Called the Celestial Snow Globe, the tree features white toile and holographics, mixing the modern and traditional, as is the story of Dior. On the branches hang baubles in the...
24 Nov 2021
Fendi and Skims confirm capsule collection with first look
Speculation of a Fendi and Skims collaboration were confirmed on Monday when the Italian luxury label and Los Angeles-based shapewear and intimates brand released the first images. Skims founder Kim Kardashian revealed the campaign, photographed by Steven Meisel, via her Instagram account, which has over 260 million followers. This is Fendi’s...
26 Oct 2021
Kim Jones and Donatella Versace swap roles
The surprise catwalk show and previously unofficial event announced last minute at MFW turned out to be a swapping of roles between Versace and Fendi’s creatives and long-time friends, Donatella Versace and Kim Jones. The intimate experience Versace alluded to on its Instagram was a starry discoball lit runway come to light and life the moment...
26 Sep 2021
What we know of the Versace x Fendi collaboration so far
When Fendi showed on the first day of Milan Fashion Week there was little to suggest the Rome-based luxury house would later be involved in a second show – one that involved a collaboration with another Italian luxury brand, namely Versace. Rumours have been circulating since Donatella Versace sent a save-the-date for a special event on Sunday,...
24 Sep 2021
Dior kicks off two-year partnership with Paris Saint-Germain
French fashion house Dior will provide the official wardrobe for the Paris Saint-Germain football team for the next two seasons. The partnership marks the first time that Dior has teamed up with a sports club and will see the French fashion house providing casual and formalwear for the football players, including Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr. To...
6 Sep 2021
Video: Christian Dior menswear beach capsule collection
In this video, French luxury fashion house Christian Dior has presented its men's fall beach capsule collection by Kim Jones. Watch the video below. Video: Christian Dior via YouTube Photo credit: Wilson Model Management, Facebook
18 May 2021
Video: Dior FW21 menswear campaign
In this video, Christian Dior has presented its colourful and vibrant FW21 menswear campaign designed by Kim Jones in collaboration with artist Kenny Scharf. Watch the video below. Video: Christian Dior via YouTube Photo credit: Dior, Facebook
6 May 2021
Designer Kim Jones launches collection with Converse
Debuting his first collection for Converse, fashion designer Kim Jones explores the brand’s DNA through his nostalgic designs while delivering a contemporary spin on the American sneaker. Jones stated he updated the Converse Chuck 70 sneaker with streetwear in mind by reinforcing foot stability and enhancing grip to increase traction on city...
1 Apr 2021
Kim Jones unveils Fendi Haute Couture debut
British fashion designer Kim Jones, who was appointed artistic director of Fendi in September 2020, has unveiled his debut haute couture collection for the Italian fashion house. Drawing from seemingly diverse inspirations, from the visual language of Bernini's marbles to Virginia Woolf's time-travelling, gender-blurring novel ‘Orlando’, the...
28 Jan 2021
Haute Couture Week kicks off digitally in Paris
While Covid-19 has forced Haute Couture Week to host digitally for its spring/summer 2021 couture season, the official schedule confirms that 28 houses are set to participate. Haute Couture Week takes place from today, January 25 until January 28 and will feature Chanel, Dior, Giambattista Valli, Giorgio Armani Privé, Iris Van Herpen, Valentino,...
25 Jan 2021
Video: Dior's Lunar New Year menswear capsule collection
Christian Dior has created a Lunar New Year capsule collection for men designed by Kim Jones and artist Shawn Stussy. The collection combines streetwear, counterculture and tailoring in the colours navy blue, red and white and it features ox head motifs as this year is honouring the ox. Watch the video below. Video: Christian Dior via YouTube...
20 Jan 2021