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...

Python, velvet, fur, tweed, wool, sequins, leather – the more materials you can pile on to an outfit, the better, and Dries Van Noten Fall 2011 will help you do that via your handbag. The prototypical Dries fall handbag is made of at least two materials and colors that vary as widely as...

Aviator sunglasses, blazers, button-down dress shirts and calf-length skirts may read like a laundry list of safe classics, but not when they are created in Dries van Noten'stechnicoloured vision. Dip dyed fuchsia and shots of lavender punctuated with white makes potentially dull pieces lots...

Hardly ever do I skip over reviewing a Dries Van Noten menswear collection, and S/S 2012 is no exception. The collection is relatively simple with some great geometric color-blocking to give the looks an extra push. We are starting to see more and more of this shorts over pant look in menswear...

In any case, we think we're starting to come around to the idea of skirts over pants...are you? Photo: Via Maria Valentino/MCV Photo

It's almost like a simple equation that seems evident to how Dries Van Noten came around his inspiration for his latest menswear collection. Another fact, the clothes are very reminiscent to the Sinatara-sartorial outfits that Bowie wore on his '76 tour, thank Tim Blanks for noting that one....

Here we are in Paris... 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...

as time goes on, i find myself gravitating & translating the works of different labels that are much more intellectual. dries van noten is of that class in my mind. his collections are always thoughtful, a story is always being told- which i love. the collections palette was heavily based in...

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 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...

 

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