As per newly founded tradition, Dior Men’s artistic director Kim Jones has selected a distinguished artist to collaborate on his latest collection for the Parisian house. Today’s winter 2021 collection sees the introduction of renowned, figurative Scottish painter Peter Doig. As per coordinating Instagram announcements from @mrkimjones and @peterdoig respectively, we learned that the show will be coordinated in a fully digital capacity.
Kim Jones’ announcement unveiled the invitation to the Men’s Winter 2021-2022 show which features a painting by Doig of Christian Dior in an outfit designed and made by Pierre Cardin for a masked ball 1949.
Doig revealed more details of the collaboration on his post: “Have been working for the last 5 months on this with @mrkimjones and his extraordinary team at Dior," wrote Doig on his own Instagram "Old friend @stephenjonesmillinery and I collaborated on some of the hats as well. Was such an honour and thrilling experience to turn ideas and dreams into colour, and functional forms."
Check out Kim Jones' announcement and the coordinating artwork below, and be sure to tune in for the livestream below at 1pm (GMT) today.
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