Dries Van Noten FW17 Collection

27 Apr 2017

This is the 100th Dries Van Noten Fashion show.
#DVN100 = 100% DVN DNA
Celebrating without nostalgia and with little artifice.
WOMAN
Not an archetype but an ode to the natural creative energy shared by many women.
Emancipated, witty, emboldened, convinced, grounded, elegant, whimsical, lively, distinctive, honest.
PRINTS
A personal history of chosen favourites intensified for the future.
Bold, graphic, geometric, abstract, naive, vivid, photographic, refined, raw, stark, upscaled, vital, spruce
FORM
There is no rule book as long as it feels true.
Day, manly & proud tailoring, magnified softness, certain, purposeful. slouchy, affluent.
DETAIL
Hand stitched quilting respects the lines of prints.
CASTING
The women presenting today’s collection have all participated in a few past Dries Van Noten show.
BOOK
Illustrates the selection of prints from past collections and how they have been reworked with geometric shapes in vivid colours for today and tomorrow..
SOUNDTRACK
A soundscape that mirrors Dries' mind over the past few months.
Captured fragments of favourite DVN soundtracks intertwined with music used to illuminate the work of Pina Bausch, a steady influence on Dries' work..

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