It can be an astute observation: for the duration of the presentation of the impending SS2020 collections at Paris Vogue Week, a multitude of main manner residences debuted collections nodding to various elements of rave and digital culture. Versace paid out homage to the late Prodigy frontman Keith Flint with models donning spiked hair and a host of leather, denim and leopard print outfits. Raf Simons tipped his hat to rave lifestyle and particularly to Belgium’s R&S Documents with an outfit that includes the revolutionary label’s emblem emblazoned on an oversized white t-shirt.
Whilst names familiar to the electronic entire world have routinely tiptoed on the outer edges of significant vogue – primarily soundtracking and DJing at runway activities – it appears only now that the substantial guards of legendary properties are commencing to warmly welcome artists in, not only as muses, but also as designers in their have right.
Chicago native Honey Dijon is probably house music’s most perfect supplying to get on large manner. Recognised for her dual wielding of sharp complex mastery and also for her impossibly expansive breadth of musical skills attained from her New York upbringing, the parallels amongst her skilled music curation and her flavor for elegant and higher vogue simplicity look unmistakable.
“Artwork, music and vogue was generally intertwined for me. I you should not different resourceful expression,” she states. “Gender non-conforming and non-binary clubbers are the ones who normally [take] threats with outfits to categorical them selves in vibrant and impactful methods.”
By now well set up as a favored preference DJ for high fashion residences like Dior and Burberry, Honey Dijon has now ascended to her possess role as a designer with the announcement that came earlier this calendar year of her upcoming collaboration line with Japanese label, Comme des Garçon. The co-crafted brand will be appropriately named Honey Fucking Dijon and will debut with a selection of t-shirts and luggage made specifically for DJs.
“As a trans lady of colour I’d never imagined that this would be doable,” Honey wrote in her post all-around the announcement, which also included a thank you to President of Comme des Garçon Worldwide, Adrian Joffe. “Thank you for allowing for me to depict my lifestyle, community and enjoy of residence songs. I am genuinely honoured.”