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

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

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Behold: the mammoth jacket!


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Prints were lush and kimono-inspired.


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Shapes were loose and flowing.


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The effect? Classic and elegant.


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


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DISCUSSION

Dries Van Noten may be the finest artist working in clothing design and execution today. His sense of color and sensational understanding of fabric make me wonder if I really need food for the next year since I could then invest my grocery money on one of his great works.

Maybe a scarf.