Dior Men’s Fall 2012
With more dropped crothes than you can shake a stick at Dior Homme was a hot mess of draped coats, peak lapel double-breasted hunters coats, and pops of shearling thrown in just for fun.
The more-less drab colors in hues of grey-green, dark grey, and a drawn out ending in black unfitted coats. This line has seen bettter days.
The very last few looks had some interesting rope detailing going on that added to the looks but also the confusion. What was the theme? Were the felt sea-gulls plastered on the jackets at the end a sign of hope and peace for the line? Or was this a day at the beach?
With all do respect to Kris Van Assche there was a serious disconnect with this collection and the audience. There were barely a handful of pieces that appeared salable and even less were the pieces that complimented the models.
Hats may be in for womenswear but the ballcap type hats worn by the models simply looked drab and like they didn’t have time to style the men properly. It is the hope that the clean tailoring found in this collection translates to more flattering silhouettes next season.
Fall 2012 was all about the suit but it appears Dior Homme is allergic to rocking traditional sartorial inspired looks.