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Dior shows the suit is back, as tailoring outweighs sportswear

By Morwenna Ferrier in Paris

Kim Jones focuses on ‘architectural tailoring’ – even at a ready-to-wear show

In Paris, the suit is back. Or is at least attempting a comeback.

It was always going to be high on the agenda at Dior, which showed its autumn/winter show on Friday night. Artistic director Kim Jones might be the man who spliced tailoring with streetwear at Louis Vuitton, most notably in his 2017 collaboration with Supreme, but for his second collection at the fashion house he focused on “architectural tailoring”, drawing heavily on the label’s couture heritage – despite this being a ready-to-wear show.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/jan/18/dior-shows-the-suit-is-back-as-tailoring-outweighs-sportswear