It is no traditional retrospective but a journey within the fertile grounds of Dries Van Noten's imagination and how he assimilates diverse materials to fuel his creativity. The display is arranged in various themes, not genuinely in a chronological order even though it does begin with a few...

The Active Classic–Dries Van Noten fused his acclaimed vision with the qualities of an active lifestyle for his latest outing. Ushering in a season of suiting separates and covetable knits, spring's collection looked to silk and leather for a special appeal. Taking ordinary pieces like a pair...

The latest collection from Dries Van Noten sees the designer taking the glam rock individuality of David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust, and the classical restraint of the Ballet Russes. A noteworthy trend with any of Dries' collections, asymmetry- take this season the subtle difference between the...

Psychedelic Elegance–A keynote of any Dries Van Noten collection, prints really spoke great volumes this season. Taking Oscar Wilde's dandy and lending him an attitude befitting of music artist Frank Zappa, the season was Van Noten's canvas. Keeping fall's inspirations on a tight leash, the...

Dries Van Noten took influence by designs in London's Victoria and Albert Museum to create his lush coats, tailored suiting and patterned jackets, . The Van Noten woman takes her trip to the East with streamlined silhouettes, and I really loved the austere military inspired parkas and jackets...

It seems baffling that Dries Van Noten is celebrating his 100th show. He consistently evolves his unique vision every season, to the point where the past lives symbiotically with the present, and we are lost in the dizzying mélange. His references take on a plethora of past present, pop and...

Dries Van Noten + Oriental theme = PERFECTION!!! After looking over this collection over and over, I have decided my favourite piece is the simple dark navy silk blouse, with the half-embroidered sleeves. Dries Van Noten found his inspiration at the V&A museum, taking pictures of the...

Belgian designer Dries Van Noten launched his Fall/Winter 2013 collection in Paris this week. Perhaps in direct opposition to various high-fashion designers, Van Noten highlights comfortable materials and fits for this current collection. Paisley and other rich patterns have been applied to...

Dries van Noten managed to take his beyond-incredible autumn/winter collection and transform it into a something summery and something new in what was – not unexpectedly – one of the most incredible shows of the season. It was strict outdoorsiness in a semi-formal, very Dries-y way, which...

For the first time fashion designer Dries Van Noten allows a filmmaker to accompany him in his creative process and rich home life. Photograph © Tommy Ton For an entire year Reiner Holzemer documented the precise steps that Dries takes to conceive of four collections, the rich fabrics,...

 

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