Raf Simons’ mid-century Modernist two-story, open-floor-plan apartment in Antwerp has become his sanctuary. Simons’ opened his door to WSJ and we can have a peak of his wonderful art and furniture collection. In addition to a Pierre Jeanneret sofa and chairs and Mike Kelley framed flags, the living room has a Noguchi coffee table and George Nakashimi bench. “IF RAF SIMONS WEREN’T AN INFLUENTIAL FASHION DESIGNER AND HIS OWN EPONYMOUS LINE, HE’D LIKE TO BE A CERAMICIST. “THERE’S SOMETHING SO ROMANTIC […]
For his first pre-fall collection for Dior, Raf Simons wrote another chapter in his modernist makeover of the storied French house, employing the same vocabulary as his couture and ready-to-wear debuts last year. “New classics” is the term the Belgian designer applied to his latest takes on tuxedo suits, “bar” jackets and such iconic prints and fabrics as florals and Prince de Galle checks. “I wanted to continue exploring the Dior codes we started establishing,” Simons told WWD. But this […]
DIOR SECRET GARDEN Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin – Directors Who else could take Versailles and transform it into a whirlwind fashion moment? Dior’s show stopper video was as much a tribute to the power of the iconic French brand, as it was a showcase for the clothes themselves.