It’s an astute observation: throughout the presentation of the impending SS2020 collections at Paris Trend 7 days, a multitude of key trend properties debuted collections nodding to numerous factors of rave and electronic lifestyle. Versace compensated homage to the late Prodigy frontman Keith Flint with designs donning spiked hair and a host of leather-based, denim and leopard print outfits. Raf Simons tipped his hat to rave society and specifically to Belgium’s R&S Documents with an outfit showcasing the revolutionary label’s logo emblazoned on an oversized white t-shirt.
While names acquainted to the digital world have routinely tiptoed on the outer edges of superior manner – primarily soundtracking and DJing at runway situations – it looks only now that the superior guards of legendary properties are starting to warmly welcome artists in, not only as muses, but also as designers in their own appropriate.
Chicago indigenous Honey Dijon is perhaps household music’s most fantastic offering to take on superior manner. Recognised for her twin wielding of sharp technical mastery and also for her impossibly expansive breadth of musical know-how obtained from her New York upbringing, the parallels amongst her pro tunes curation and her style for classy and significant vogue simplicity seem to be unmistakable.
“Art, music and vogue was usually intertwined for me. I do not separate creative expression,” she states. “Gender non-conforming and non-binary clubbers are the kinds who often [take] pitfalls with garments to specific themselves in vibrant and impactful strategies.”
Currently well proven as a favored alternative DJ for superior trend properties like Dior and Burberry, Honey Dijon has now ascended to her have role as a designer with the announcement that arrived before this year of her impending collaboration line with Japanese label, Comme des Garçon. The co-built brand will be appropriately called Honey Fucking Dijon and will debut with a collection of t-shirts and bags developed specially for DJs.
“As a trans girl of colour I’d never ever imagined that this would be doable,” Honey wrote in her write-up around the announcement, which also bundled a thank you to President of Comme des Garçon Intercontinental, Adrian Joffe. “Thank you for permitting me to represent my society, community and like of property music. I am actually honoured.”