Dries van Noten

This is a post dedicated to the lao hamsum, Dries van Noten. What can I say? He makes magic without saying too much about it. Everything seems muted and downplayed to look effortless, but perhaps that is why I can’t seem to find things quite like Dries things elsewhere.

I dug up an old interview which I really enjoyed reading: Out of Antwerp; this is my favourite part of it:

He recalls a teacher he had at the Royal Academy, a Madame Prigot. ”She thought knees were the ugliest part of the body, that women with long hair were sluts and that Coco Chanel was a genius,” he says.

Very well, I shall cover my knees from now on.

How does one age so well?

P.S. May I also add that the sales staff at the Dries van Noten store are the most unassuming people on the second floor of the Hilton shopping arcade.

This entry was published on May 25, 2011 at 6:23 am. It’s filed under Fashion and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

2 thoughts on “Dries van Noten

  1. saythefword on said:

    i know, right?

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