‘The idea of the black carpet was to convey the energy and rebel attitude of the runway collection on a capsule collection of evening wear.’ – Mr. Van Assche

Patrick Demarchelier went behind the camera to produce Dior’s Spring 18 Black Carpet campaign. The striking monochrome images are as clean and elegant as you would expect from Dior.

A twist on the classic suit, Mr Van Assche has stayed true to classic silhouettes and pieces such as tailcoats and cummerbunds, but added embroidery embellishment and badges to give it an element of modern interest. This was Van Assche’s idea of taking a suit and ‘pushing it in more extreme interpretations’.