Dries Van Noten Explores His Home City Of Antwerp For SS22

Unable to really travel, fashion has taken an inward turn for SS22. This was one theme that ran through the menswear (with a bit of womenswear thrown in there too) that Dries Van Noten revealed yesterday during Paris Fashion Week; a collection that captured the landscapes of Antwerp, Dries’ hometown. It’s where he launched his career, famously as one of the Antwerp 6, and is still based. The video was called Greetings From Antwerp, and began with a panoramic helicopter tracking shot of the city, before models came out onto the runway, a white floor. Here the city’s ferris wheel, there the waterfront, a corner store, a square, an industrial estate, the cathedral. You can see the inhabitants of Antwerp in the background of many images. It was a view of a city that’s nurtured so much fashion talent over the years. Read more at i-D.