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...

Dries Van Noten Spring 11 Dries Van Noten's Spring collection was inspired by two totally different worlds: Chinese ceramics and Belgian painter Jef Verheyen's work. The numerous floral prints have obviously been derived from Chinese ceramics while painter Jef Verheyen influenced the...

Noten Spring 2011 collection. "The collection he showed on Thursday night was surprising. Dries Van Noten Leather Doctor's Bag Check this great bag from the DvN collection. HS get the word. Dries Van Noten Bags for Spring 2011 JAK & JIL offers up some excellent looks at the men's bags coming...

The Dries Van Noten show took place in a seemingly endless tunnel bathed in red light under a railway line on the périphérique. The relentless drums of Iggy Pop's 1977 seminal hit Lust For Life looped hypnotically as three to four boys walked the runway at the same time, marching in heavy...

As soon as we entered Dries Van Noten's space in the Grand Palais, our Instagram feed was full of images of his incredible runway. Van Noten had commissioned Alexandra Kehayoglou, a Buenos Aires-based artist, to make an incredible hand-made carpet. It had all the relief and texture of a wild...

The anticipation before a Dries Van Noten men's show is becoming legendary, as he consistently surprises and reinvents his man every season. Spring was an exercise in sexuality and romanticism, while this season he explored men's quintessential dress codes. Backstage he described the...

A Spring Summer 2012 leather tote from Dries Van Noten. Horizontal beige and brown stripes, adjustable straps, cotton lined with an interior pocket. This sizable carrier has a ice cream sandwich feel which seems appropriate given the season. The navy canvas trim around the zipper is a nice...

Dries Van Noten's invitation sported a real lipstick-kiss imprint, and the show opened to the strains of Elvis Presley's Love Me Tender. While it hasn't been difficult to catch Van Noten's love-bug of late, things are never that simple. So while Marilyn Monroe was the obvious inspiration this...

Today's show was in the same industrial warehouse as his previous men's collection, but it couldn't have felt more different. Out with the masculine raw-edged pop and in with a flamboyant glamour. There was a sense of youth to the Dries Van Noten woman for spring. To the sounds of the...

It was a new interpretation of the athleticism that has been haunting the men's shows, and this Dries-ian twist of elegance was a welcome addition to the slew of tracksuits and sweatpants that we've gotten used to. The unrelenting soundtrack, Rosas danst Rosas, by Thierry De Mey & Peter...

 

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