br> >> Raf Simons has been the artistic director of the women's division of Dior for a few weeks now but hasn't spent much of that time with his menswear counterpart Kris Van Assche. Van Assche, seen above, hosted a party at the Dior men's pop-up store in New York this weekend and told WWD...

Partnering with iconic denim label Lee, Kris Van Assche revisits timeless classics, reinterpreting archive pieces for a limited edition collection. Enlisted to showcase the venture, Major Paris newcomer Arthur Gosse is tapped for a photo shoot with Bruno Staub, art directed by Van Assche....

Expect to see the release of this collection at selected Kris Van Assche and Lee stores from July 2012.

Belgian fashion designer and Dior Homme artistic director Kris Van Assche has joined Britain's Linda Farrow to create two sets of Fall/Winter 2012 Round Sunglasses. Available in both black and grey, the luxurious design features translucent acetate frames with welded and enclosed titanium...

OWENS: Because you were able to do what you wanted and that was satisfying? "This skinny, rock 'n' roll look had become such a cliché in the streets that any designer would have had to take this collection in a new direction." —Kris Van Assche VAN ASSCHE: It was good. The only thing...

To the blistering sound of Koudlam's Negative Creep, Kris Van Assche's urban warriors stomped down the runway at high speed. At first glance, the collection felt more dressed up than usual, with a proliferation of suiting and the ubiquitous pinstripes that have made a tremendous comeback for...

The great thing about a collection like this is how many wearable clothes and accessories it contains, while still offering all the runway flair one expects from a Paris Men's Week défilé. In other words, it's both commercially viable and surprisingly forward-looking–a rare combination in...

PARIS, France – I can't stop to listen the soundtrack of the Saint Laurent Paris SS13 show, a set of songs by the Mississippi blues musician Junior Kimbrough edited by the legendary parisian electro duo Daft Punk. The results is 15 minutes of great blues/rock music, a perfect soundtrack for...

For an element so frequently referred to, Van Assche's turn to the workerswear aesthetic prompted a regal quality when blended with his skills in construction and draping. Relaxed trousers, cut to a fine art floated by while more frequented items like the bomber jacket felt decisively urban....

Third Time's the Charm–Bruno Staub photographs Major Paris model Arthur Gosse for the fall/ winter 2012 lookbook of Kris Van Assche's on- going collaboration with Eastpak. For his third season with Eastpak, Van Assche went to Work, reinterpreting the standards of the label with industrial...

 

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