Dior’s ode to Austin Powers

Camouflaging in the psychedelic realm that could easily be mistaken for the sixties, Raf Simons’, of Dior, F/W 2015 collection traversed into an intoxicating vibrancy that could only be described as an ode to Austin Power’s infamous mojo. One of which radiated sexuality, nevertheless, subdued in the refined tailoring of Dior craftsmanship. A skintight suit of fluorescent orange, moss green and white marbling, sultry in stature, is definitely not for the faint-hearted. While the acrylic-like mesh high neck, sleeveless tops in washed greens and pinks were paired with ink blotted mid calf skirts, broke up the bright colour blocking and brought back elements of the clean-cut atmosphere from Spring 2015 Ready-to-wear. On another note, however, Simon’s collaborative effort with Danish Textile Company Kvadrat came with a sophisticated tweak, as androgynous suits and F/W coats were constructed with tweed combinations of soft pastels and condiment colours of mustard and tomato. Although, in this ordered disorder of fanciful design, what seemed to be the focus, and presumably the next style phenomenon in the 2015 fashion game, was the vinyl knee-high and ankle boots. Paired with the seemingly Veruschka-like inspired doll-eyed, “color-blocked arches of opaque eye shadow”, the collection of boots glossed there way up to the pinnacle of fashion heaven. Izo christian-dior-pfw-15-rtw-runway-11 christian-dior-pfw-15-rtw-runway-56 christian-dior-pfw-15-rtw-runway-08 christian-dior-pfw-15-rtw-runway-50 christian-dior-pfw-15-rtw-runway-20 christian-dior-pfw-15-rtw-runway-46 christian-dior-pfw-15-rtw-runway-43 christian-dior-pfw-15-rtw-runway-24 christian-dior-pfw-15-rtw-runway-22 christian-dior-pfw-15-rtw-runway-10 dior-pfw15-rtw-detail-17 dior-pfw15-rtw-detail-10 dior-pfw15-rtw-detail-33 christian-dior-pfw-15-rtw-runway-25 _A2X0986


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