It really is an astute observation: during the presentation of the approaching SS2020 collections at Paris Fashion Week, a multitude of key vogue houses debuted collections nodding to numerous areas of rave and electronic lifestyle. Versace compensated homage to the late Prodigy frontman Keith Flint with products donning spiked hair and a host of leather-based, denim and leopard print outfits. Raf Simons tipped his hat to rave culture and in particular to Belgium’s R&S Data with an outfit showcasing the revolutionary label’s logo emblazoned on an outsized white t-shirt.
Whilst names familiar to the digital environment have routinely tiptoed on the outer edges of significant fashion – largely soundtracking and DJing at runway events – it appears only now that the significant guards of legendary homes are starting to warmly welcome artists in, not only as muses, but also as designers in their possess ideal.
Chicago native Honey Dijon is most likely household music’s most perfect offering to acquire on higher manner. Acknowledged for her dual wielding of sharp technical mastery and also for her impossibly expansive breadth of musical expertise received from her New York upbringing, the parallels amongst her qualified new music curation and her style for elegant and significant trend simplicity look unmistakable.
“Art, audio and trend was generally intertwined for me. I you should not independent artistic expression,” she states. “Gender non-conforming and non-binary clubbers are the ones who always [take] threats with apparel to categorical by themselves in colourful and impactful approaches.”
By now nicely established as a favored preference DJ for significant fashion properties like Dior and Burberry, Honey Dijon has now ascended to her personal part as a designer with the announcement that arrived previously this 12 months of her future collaboration line with Japanese label, Comme des Garçon. The co-developed brand name will be properly termed Honey Fucking Dijon and will debut with a collection of t-shirts and baggage built particularly for DJs.
“As a trans woman of colour I’d in no way imagined that this would be doable,” Honey wrote in her article all-around the announcement, which also involved a thank you to President of Comme des Garçon International, Adrian Joffe. “Thank you for allowing me to characterize my culture, community and enjoy of home tunes. I am really honoured.”