Dior Releases Birkenstock and CD 1947 Capsule Collection
Both Dior x Birkenstock and the CD 1947 Capsule Collection are now available.
Following the announcement of the collaboration between Dior and Birkenstock earlier this year, the two brands have officially unveiled their exclusive collection. For the Dior Men’s Winter 2022-2023 collection, the house and Kim Jones joined forces with Birkenstock to reinvent two archetypal designs: the Tokio mules and Milano sandals. The debut collaboration pays an ever-subtle tribute to Monsieur Dior’s passion for gardening by combining functionality and elegance.
“I loved more than anything else to learn by heart the names and descriptions of flowers in the color catalogs published by the Vilmorin-Andrieux house,” wrote Monsieur Dior in his memoirs.
Alongside the release of Dior x Birkenstock, Dior has officially unveiled the CD 1947 Capsule, which celebrates an arresting dialogue between Kim Jones and the legacy of Monsieur Dior. Inspired by the founding couturier’s love of nature and gardens, the creations are distinguished by their sportswear cuts and technically advanced materials, ideal for the outdoors; thick canvas and polar knits are combined in silhouettes that merge elegance and minimalist spirit.
T-shirts, sweatshirts, and Bermuda shorts are available in a palette of soft, luminous shades, from light blue to beige, including the Dior Gray, a favorite of the House. Emblazoning this new line is the “Christian Dior” signature and “1947” – the year of Monsieur Dior’s first fashion show – and features ready-to-wear items and accessories. A bob, a bandana, a belt, or even B27 sneakers have been redesigned in the capsule’s colors and are adorned with these essential symbols. A jewelry series and a carabiner embellished with the initials “CD” complete this wardrobe, an invitation to travel and adventure.
The ultimate surprise, a gardening set pays tribute to Christian Dior’s passion for the art of gardening. This limited-edition ensemble is composed of a folding leather seat – evoking the curves of the Saddle – and a leather-clad shovel and rake, specially designed for this capsule with the finest craftsmanship.
The CD 1947 Capsule Collection and Birkenstock Collaboration are now available on the Dior website.