But that is what Dries Van Noten is, and I like that there aren't many surprises. You know you are going to get some beautiful coats, some odd colour combinations, a weird and perhaps borderline ugly print, and the general feeling that no one is trying too hard here. And this is one of those...

' Foppish Display When we observe Dries Van Noten's garments on catwalks or within boutique displays, one thing clearly comes to mind: these clothes are wearable and lack the sense of spectacle that would have suited more the grounds of a museum exhibition. Yet that's how the scenography...

Dries Van Noten PARIS– Dries Van Noten: Mr. Dries Van Noten changed the venue of his show from last season's sumptuous space at the Musée Bourdelle to an industrial loft, shifting the focus of the collection from a refined and tailored wardrobe to things that are inherently sporty and...

Today, used as the location for the Dries Van Noten Fall Winter show, the impressiveness of the salon was matched by their incredible collection. Full of mix matched prints in flowing silks, beaded embroidery, stately coats, Dries hit the nail on the head. Lush pieces composed with soft and...

The Belgian designer knows so well how to mix things and making a fresh new approach to the Asian aesthetic which is a trend itself but without the usual clichés. Dries Van Noten took influence by designs in London's Victoria and Albert Museum to create his lush coats, tailored suiting and...

For someone who started designing under his own name when few in the business envisioned that fashion could come from Antwerp, let alone pronounce Belgian brands, the success and rave reviews that Dries Van Noten is currently enjoying have been a long time coming. Today he is one of the...

This show was typical Dries Van Noten (that's a good thing, by the way.) Effortless separates, with many textures, prints, and colours. Lots of print (although some were not to my taste.) Dries-y styling surprises: interesting layering, mixing evening and day fabrics, putting trousers...

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...

>> Belgian fashion legend Dries Van Noten talked about his life and his work Thursday night at the French Institute Alliance Francaise's final Fashion Talk, giving the audience a little insight into the way his brain works. Van Noten touched on a range of subjects, from the unique...

the home stretch! Bring on Miu Miu! There's no need to explain why Dries Van Noten's elegant, contemporary separates, innovative use of colour, and story-telling prints work so well, because it is blatantly obvious: his shows are full of clothes that women want to wear. I'm especially in...

 

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