Okay this picture made me stop still in my tracks and wonder mmmhhh, where are all the renaissance men. The men that made style proppel an image of the man as a voyageur, an architect, a knowledgeble individual aware of the outside world and his inner potential. Manybe I’m crazy to think you can get all that from the way a man dresses but…I’m not.
pic credit is Dean Isidro
Meet the creations of Dior’s own master-mind, Kris van Assche. In a Paris season characterized by arcane inspirations, Kris van Assche found his in les hommes-fleurs, a tribe of Arabian warriors who unabashedly adorn themselves with flowers. He was equally turned on by photos of elegant old Van Assches from the Belle Epoque. So the central idea is that, there are different ways for men to be masculine. Check more of him here
Kris Van Assche Zip Boot retails for $995.
An epic collection for Kris Van Assche with a more edgy, street appeal. Also good to see a high fashion designer taking hi-tops seriously, which in my opinion can benefit any outfit you throw at them
A more classy take: A grunge effect:
grunge with potential to go into another style.
We already know Van Assche is both rigorous and romantic but we now also know that he’s able to mold one fashion into many adaptable versions. He can move from his dressy signature look into a more street vibe casual fit. Check out these grunge/hip-hop/streeter boots. They definitely have a range of style:
And then there’s the light tan look: