Dior x Stone Island : Where Luxury Meets Functionality

Dior has teamed up with Italian streetwear legend Stone Island to create a capsule collection that masterfully blends high fashion heritage with innovative craftsmanship. This partnership exemplifies the shared passion for excellence and precision between the two iconic brands. An exciting new collaboration made by Kim Jones.

Meeting of Minds and Techniques

Kim Jones, Dior Men’s creative director, is known for his groundbreaking collaborations. His latest venture with Stone Island, founded by Massimo Osti, combines Dior’s haute couture elegance with Stone Island’s renowned utilitarian design. The collection features premium materials like silk, cotton, and embossed leather, showcasing Stone Island’s signature garment dyeing techniques and intricate embroidery.

Fusion of Styles

The collection draws heavily from military aesthetics, a hallmark of Stone Island, and infuses them with Dior’s sophisticated tailoring. Military jackets are reimagined in luxurious fabrics, blending utilitarian style with high fashion. The accessories and footwear also reflect this hybrid approach, featuring boots and derbies with climbing shoe constructions and thick, triple-molded soles.

Details

Symbolism and intricate detailing unite the two brands’ identities. Dior’s “Double Pleat” motif and Stone Island’s “Dutch Rope” system are seamlessly integrated into the designs. The collection also features the Stone Island compass rose and Dior’s cannage pattern in quilted leather constructions and badges on sleeves and trousers.

Excellence in Accessories

The bags in the collection highlight the collaboration’s commitment to craftsmanship and functionality. A standout piece is a circular leather trunk adorned with Stone Island’s compass rose, filled with art supplies from Maison Sennelier. This piece exemplifies the technical prowess and artistry that define the modern Dior man’s wardrobe.

The Dior x Stone Island capsule collection, set to release on July 4, is a perfect blend of luxury and functionality, showcasing the best of both brands. This collaboration sets a new standard for fashion, balancing elegance with innovation. Stay tuned to explore this groundbreaking collection.

http://www.stoneisland.com   x   http://www.dior.com

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