09 Dec See How Dior Makes Its Hand-Painted Men’s Sneakers for Spring
Dior Homme artistic director Kris Van Assche knows sneakers.
The Belgian native designed cool kicks as part of his eponymous line before shutting it down in 2015. Van Assche is now focused on his role as Dior’s men’s artistic director, but he’s still infusing his own aesthetic into the storied French fashion house.
Van Assche fans will appreciate his latest spring ’17 sneakers, which are made in Naples, Italy, using a process that takes four days to make a single pair. The high-top sneakers look to the past by using the Prince of Wales motif used by Christian Dior in his first collection.
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