It is really an astute observation: in the course of the presentation of the approaching SS2020 collections at Paris Fashion Week, a multitude of main trend houses debuted collections nodding to numerous areas of rave and digital culture. Versace paid out homage to the late Prodigy frontman Keith Flint with designs donning spiked hair and a host of leather, denim and leopard print outfits. Raf Simons tipped his hat to rave tradition and in particular to Belgium’s R&S Records with an outfit featuring the revolutionary label’s logo emblazoned on an oversized white t-shirt.
When names familiar to the digital environment have routinely tiptoed on the outer edges of large manner – primarily soundtracking and DJing at runway functions – it seems only now that the large guards of legendary properties are commencing to warmly welcome artists in, not only as muses, but also as designers in their have suitable.
Chicago native Honey Dijon is probably residence music’s most fantastic giving to acquire on superior trend. Regarded for her twin wielding of sharp technological mastery and also for her impossibly expansive breadth of musical knowledge received from her New York upbringing, the parallels among her expert audio curation and her flavor for sophisticated and substantial vogue simplicity seem unmistakable.
“Art, music and fashion was normally intertwined for me. I do not individual inventive expression,” she states. “Gender non-conforming and non-binary clubbers are the ones who generally [take] hazards with apparel to categorical on their own in vibrant and impactful means.”
Now perfectly recognized as a favored choice DJ for high trend properties like Dior and Burberry, Honey Dijon has now ascended to her possess purpose as a designer with the announcement that arrived earlier this 12 months of her approaching collaboration line with Japanese label, Comme des Garçon. The co-developed manufacturer will be correctly called Honey Fucking Dijon and will debut with a selection of t-shirts and luggage made precisely for DJs.
“As a trans female of colour I’d never ever imagined that this would be attainable,” Honey wrote in her post about the announcement, which also included a thank you to President of Comme des Garçon Intercontinental, Adrian Joffe. “Thank you for enabling me to stand for my society, community and love of dwelling audio. I am actually honoured.”