May 20, 2022


Anything but ordinary

How the women of dance music have taken over high fashion – Culture

It is really an astute observation: for the duration of the presentation of the approaching SS2020 collections at Paris Vogue 7 days, a multitude of significant vogue houses debuted collections nodding to a variety of facets of rave and electronic society. Versace compensated homage to the late Prodigy frontman Keith Flint with types donning spiked hair and a host of leather-based, denim and leopard print outfits. Raf Simons tipped his hat to rave culture and particularly to Belgium’s R&S Records with an outfit showcasing the pioneering label’s symbol emblazoned on an oversized white t-shirt.

When names acquainted to the digital entire world have routinely tiptoed on the outer edges of substantial manner – mostly soundtracking and DJing at runway occasions – it would seem only now that the superior guards of iconic houses are commencing to warmly welcome artists in, not only as muses, but also as designers in their very own appropriate.

Chicago indigenous Honey Dijon is potentially dwelling music’s most perfect offering to acquire on significant vogue. Recognised for her dual wielding of sharp technological mastery and also for her impossibly expansive breadth of musical abilities received from her New York upbringing, the parallels amongst her professional new music curation and her style for tasteful and large fashion simplicity look unmistakable.

“Artwork, audio and fashion was normally intertwined for me. I really don’t independent imaginative expression,” she states. “Gender non-conforming and non-binary clubbers are the ones who normally [take] threats with outfits to categorical on their own in colourful and impactful approaches.”

By now well recognized as a favored choice DJ for large fashion houses like Dior and Burberry, Honey Dijon has now ascended to her very own position as a designer with the announcement that came earlier this yr of her upcoming collaboration line with Japanese label, Comme des Garçon. The co-created manufacturer will be properly named Honey Fucking Dijon and will debut with a collection of t-shirts and bags created exclusively for DJs.

“As a trans woman of colour I’d never imagined that this would be attainable,” Honey wrote in her publish close to the announcement, which also bundled a thank you to President of Comme des Garçon International, Adrian Joffe. “Thank you for making it possible for me to characterize my culture, community and adore of house tunes. I am certainly honoured.”