When considering of high fashion, supplies corresponding to tulle, satin, silk and velvet normally come to thoughts as prime decisions amongst many designers from Christian Dior to Cristobel Balenciaga and Coco Chanel. In distinction, materials like denim have by no means been intently related to the lofty world of excessive trend… till this upcoming unique assortment grasp milliner Stephen Jones is about to launch with G-Star RAW, an skilled in working with denim.
The approaching collectively of the 2 greats culminates in a capsule assortment that includes 5 high fashion hat items and two ready-to-wear restricted editions. The restricted version and ready-to-wear items will probably be obtainable from 1 December 2022, whereas the couture items will launch on 22 November 2022.
Every of the 5 couture items showcases each collaborators’ experience of their respective fields. Other than working with the likes of Dior, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Marc Jacobs, Vivienne Westwood and Thom Browne, Jones has additionally dressed a number of the greatest celebrities corresponding to Girl Gaga, Rihanna (Pope hat worn at Met Gala), Madonna, Mick Jagger and even the late Diana, Princess of Wales.
Bringing his years of expertise, denim items from G-Star RAW made in partnership with Jones are elevated to a brand new degree the place craftsmanship is the cornerstone of the capsule assortment. G-Star Uncooked has been a purveyor of denim merchandise since its inception in 1989. The corporate continuously pushes the boundary of denim design and has known as itself a “hardcore denim” advocate, the place a relentless dedication to the material, the craft, the tradition and the historical past of denim is spotlighted in its inventive processes.
Jones’ earlier couture collections encourage designs for this capsule assortment, and you’ll anticipate to see supersized hats in denim with intricate designs synonymous with the realm of high fashion. Moreover, the 2 ready-to-wear hat designs are influenced by basic streetwear types: a bucket hat and a baseball hat. Each have been enduring icons and have been referenced by many luxurious trend homes.
“Everyone all over the world is aware of what denim is and what denim signifies. I took denim out of its consolation zone and made it what it wasn’t. G-Star gave me full carte blanche,” says Stephen Jones about his collaboration with G-Star RAW.
Accompanying this launch is a brief documentary that showcases the famed milliner’s workshop in Covent Backyard, London. “The movie is not going to solely give a uncommon perception into his atelier, inventive course of and ground-breaking designs but in addition provides a glimpse of his rebellious previous and standing throughout the excessive trend world,” as per the press launch. “And plainly the anarchist angle of Jones’ pushes the boundaries of denim design as soon as once more, turning denim streetwear into Haute Couture. While the viewers receives an perception into the designer’s life, studying how he grew to become the legendary milliner he’s as we speak.”
Simply in time for the vacation season, the G-Star RAW x Stephen Jones assortment is on the market at g-star.com.
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