Dries Van Noten Takes The Power Jacket Quite, Uh, Seriously

The Dries Van Noten show was like Working Girl goes to Tokyo. And if that sounds intriguing, it was.

Dries Van Noten Takes The Power Jacket Quite, Uh, Seriously

Behold: the mammoth jacket!


Dries Van Noten Takes The Power Jacket Quite, Uh, Seriously

Prints were lush and kimono-inspired.


Dries Van Noten Takes The Power Jacket Quite, Uh, Seriously

Dries Van Noten Takes The Power Jacket Quite, Uh, Seriously

Dries Van Noten Takes The Power Jacket Quite, Uh, Seriously

Shapes were loose and flowing.


Dries Van Noten Takes The Power Jacket Quite, Uh, Seriously

The effect? Classic and elegant.


Dries Van Noten Takes The Power Jacket Quite, Uh, Seriously

At other times, the shapes were structured — and still slightly playful.


Dries Van Noten Takes The Power Jacket Quite, Uh, Seriously