Sunday, April 14, 2013

Dries van Noten - one well grounded designer

I have still yet to own anything from Dries van Noten, but my friend KK does and she said her daughter even gravitated to these clothes when playing in her closet as a toddler. 

Here's an interview by Garance Doré with this modest designer. Definitely a complete opposite persona than the likes of Karl Lagerfeld or other headlining designers. Non- sensationalist he is, but a designer full of integrity. Being that he does not advertise, and remains based out of Antwerp, Belgium rather than moving to one of the fashion capitals; it is pretty clear the clothes speak for themselves. As Garance says in her interview, "When you buy a Dries van Noten shirt, you keep it for 20 years..."

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