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....

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...

The attitude of the collection is anti-precious, avoiding 'the dandy', playful, yet still enjoying the refined," explained Kris Van Assche. A bold, sporting feel colors the latest Kris Van Assche collection both literally and metaphorically this season. The clichéd game of the 'masculine...

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

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...

I call it a Hedi Slimane Saint Laurent Spring. Stevie Nicks hats, leather, Le Smoking, the mousselines, pussy bows, and Saharienne tassels from Morocco—hippie chic à la Yves/Slimane Swag. My Wish List Wednesday is deicated to Hedi Slimane Saint Laurent Spring 2013 collection. Wish List...

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....

Rough Tough 'N' Rugged by Kris Van Assche Fall 2013 is all about Knits turned into shirts, ties with pull-on jumpers, hoodies with tailored jackets; Kris Van Assche's fall collection bends the codes of menswear. "This is about not getting put in a box", he said. Mixing both genres as well as...

 

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