It can be an astute observation: in the course of the presentation of the forthcoming SS2020 collections at Paris Style Week, a multitude of important style homes debuted collections nodding to various facets of rave and electronic culture. Versace compensated 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 society and in particular to Belgium’s R&S Documents with an outfit that includes the revolutionary label’s emblem emblazoned on an outsized white t-shirt.
While names common to the electronic environment have routinely tiptoed on the outer edges of large fashion – largely soundtracking and DJing at runway occasions – it would seem only now that the significant guards of legendary properties are commencing to warmly welcome artists in, not only as muses, but also as designers in their possess right.
Chicago native Honey Dijon is perhaps residence music’s most fantastic providing to choose on high manner. Identified for her dual wielding of sharp specialized mastery and also for her impossibly expansive breadth of musical expertise received from her New York upbringing, the parallels involving her pro music curation and her taste for tasteful and superior style simplicity appear to be unmistakable.
“Art, music and style was normally intertwined for me. I will not individual resourceful expression,” she states. “Gender non-conforming and non-binary clubbers are the types who normally [take] pitfalls with garments to specific by themselves in colorful and impactful means.”
By now nicely proven as a favored decision DJ for substantial vogue houses like Dior and Burberry, Honey Dijon has now ascended to her own part as a designer with the announcement that arrived previously this yr of her forthcoming collaboration line with Japanese label, Comme des Garçon. The co-developed model will be correctly referred to as Honey Fucking Dijon and will debut with a selection of t-shirts and bags created specially for DJs.
“As a trans woman of color I’d never ever imagined that this would be possible,” Honey wrote in her submit all-around the announcement, which also included a thank you to President of Comme des Garçon Intercontinental, Adrian Joffe. “Thank you for letting me to stand for my society, group and enjoy of dwelling songs. I am genuinely honoured.”