It is an astute observation: during the presentation of the future SS2020 collections at Paris Trend Week, a multitude of important fashion homes debuted collections nodding to different features of rave and digital tradition. Versace paid out homage to the late Prodigy frontman Keith Flint with designs donning spiked hair and a host of leather, denim and leopard print outfits. Raf Simons tipped his hat to rave lifestyle and primarily to Belgium’s R&S Information with an outfit that includes the pioneering label’s emblem emblazoned on an outsized white t-shirt.
When names common to the digital earth have routinely tiptoed on the outer edges of superior manner – largely soundtracking and DJing at runway events – it appears only now that the substantial guards of legendary residences are starting to warmly welcome artists in, not only as muses, but also as designers in their personal appropriate.
Chicago native Honey Dijon is possibly house music’s most excellent providing to get on large manner. Known for her dual wielding of sharp specialized mastery and also for her impossibly expansive breadth of musical expertise attained from her New York upbringing, the parallels amongst her expert music curation and her style for tasteful and superior fashion simplicity appear unmistakable.
“Artwork, new music and style was constantly intertwined for me. I never different creative expression,” she states. “Gender non-conforming and non-binary clubbers are the types who constantly [take] risks with garments to convey them selves in vibrant and impactful means.”
Previously properly proven as a favored selection DJ for superior trend houses like Dior and Burberry, Honey Dijon has now ascended to her own role as a designer with the announcement that arrived before this calendar year of her approaching collaboration line with Japanese label, Comme des Garçon. The co-crafted brand will be appropriately named Honey Fucking Dijon and will debut with a assortment of t-shirts and luggage intended particularly for DJs.
“As a trans female of colour I’d never ever 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 Global, Adrian Joffe. “Thank you for enabling me to stand for my society, community and love of house music. I am actually honoured.”