Stranger in a Room: Dior Homme Reveals Spring Campaign

January 7, 2016
Artist Rinus Van de Velde fronts Dior Homme's spring-summer 2016 campaign.
Artist Rinus Van de Velde fronts Dior Homme’s spring-summer 2016 campaign.

Dior Homme Spring/Summer 2016 Campaign

Revealing the stars of its spring-summer 2016 advertising campaign, Dior Homme introduces us to artist Rinus Van de Velde, actor Alain Fabien Delon, model Victor Nylander and The xx singer Oliver Sim. The special outing reunites Dior Homme creative director Kris Van Assche with longtime collaborators photographer Willy Vanderperre and stylist Olive Rizzo. Discussing their goals for spring, Van Assche shares, “In this season’s campaign, the Dior man metamorphoses into Dior men; charismatic and distinctly individual.”

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Dior Homme spring-summer 2016 menswear campaign featuring artist Rinus Van de Velde.
Dior Homme spring-summer 2016 menswear campaign featuring artist Rinus Van de Velde.

Van Assche continues, “They playfully subvert the rules of masculine dress while at the same time upholding its traditions. Occupying a contemporary, creative world, each character embraces qualities they are known for in their actual lives. These are the men we feel embody something of the spirit of Dior Homme today.”

Singer Oliver Sim fronts Dior Homme's spring-summer 2016 campaign.
Singer Oliver Sim of The xx fronts Dior Homme’s spring-summer 2016 campaign.

Vanderperre adds, “We wanted men that embodied different Dior Homme identities that make up a Dior Homme world. Each young man is respected for who he is as a person and in what they do. All of them have talents you would want to possess.”

Dior Homme spring-summer 2016 campaign featuring singer Oliver Sim.
Dior Homme spring-summer 2016 campaign featuring The xx singer Oliver Sim.

The talented photographer continues, “Kris and I both have this personal response to each of them. At the same time, there is an easiness and elegance to all of them. They are very confident young men. We wanted other people to be invited into their worlds too.”

Alain-Fabien Delon for Dior Homme Spring/Summer 2016 Campaign
Alain-Fabien Delon for Dior Homme Spring/Summer 2016 Campaign
Victor Nylander for Dior Homme Spring/Summer 2016 Campaign
Victor Nylander for Dior Homme Spring/Summer 2016 Campaign

Dior Homme Spring/Summer 2016 Catalogue

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Dior Homme embraces minimal tailoring for its spring-summer 2016 catalogue.

Parisian fashion brand Dior Homme provides a sleek wardrobe of menswear options with its spring-summer 2016 catalogue. Designer Kris Van Assche’s seamless blending of casual sporty fashions and traditional tailoring is front and center for the occasion. Hero pieces include sharp, fitted suiting and takeaways like the medium-weight hooded jacket.

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Smart sporty separates find themselves a dedicated outlet in designer Kris Van Assche’s spring-summer 2016 collection for Dior Homme.

Dior Homme Spring/Summer 2016 Menswear: Sporty Tailoring

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Dior Homme spring-summer 2016 men’s suiting

Trim tailoring and contemporary casual wear work hand in hand for Dior Homme’s spring-summer 2016 menswear outing. Sharp suiting and timeless items such as the overcoat are juxtaposed with camouflage trousers, designer sneakers and lily of the valley dressed sportswear such as the bomber jacket.

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Kris Van Assche adds an urban edge to traditional tailoring with the use of a camouflage print.
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Dior Homme champions popular modern pieces such as the trendy bomber jacket.