DOVER STREET MARKET PARIS

September 30, 2020

Aiming to bring emerging brands to market, Dover Street Market Paris comprises seven independent and international collections – to wit Eli Russell Linnetz (ERL, Venice Beach, CA), Liberal Youth Ministry (LYM, Guadalajara, Mexico), Honey Fucking Dijon (Berlin, Germany), Rassvet (Moscow, Russia), Youths in Balaclava (YIB, Singapore), Vaquera (New York, NY) and Victor Weinsanto (Paris).  Vaquera and Victor Weinsanto’s Spring-Summer 2021 collections will be shown alongside Honey Fucking Dijon at Dover Street Market Paris Showroom from September 28th to October 9th.

Eli Russell Linnetz (ERL, Venice Beach, CA)

Eli Russell Linnetz (ERL) is a unisex brand designed by Eli Russell Linnetz and based in Venice Beach, Los Angeles. Featuring all the components of an ERL wardrobe, the collection is designed with the casual and laid-back spirit of California and intended for all ages. Originally partnering with Comme Des Garçons in 2017 on a film created to celebrate the ‘Andy Warhol’s you’re in’ scent, Eli also launched a special collection to commemorate the opening of DSMLA in 2018, featuring the artwork of Jordan Wolfson and in collaboration with Nike. In January 2020, ERL presented its first full collection under the Dover Street Market Paris umbrella. It will be available globally at DSM locations in addition to over 45 international retailers.  Eli is a frequent collaborator with top artists, fashion houses and brands such as Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga, Grimes, Adidas, Burberry, Bvlgari, Apple Music, and Tesla.   In March he shot an exclusive ERL cover story for Hypebeast magazine, as well as the march cover of Interview magazine featuring Selena Gomez, and the March cover of Kaleidoscope magazine. He also shot Naomi Osaka for Highsnobiety’s frontpage this August.

Liberal Youth Ministry (LYM, Guadalajara, Mexico)

Liberal Youth Ministry (LYM) is a Guadalajara-based brand founded by Mexican designer Antonio Zaragoza in November 2016. Each collection approaches the universality of youth and is deeply influenced by American pop-culture, films and music of the 80s and 90s. The FW20 collection launched in January 2020 as part of Dover Street Market Paris (DSMP), the umbrella organization created to support emerging brands, and is presented in the DSMP showroom seasonally during Men’s Paris Fashion Week.  It is sold at all Dover Street Markets, in addition to many international retailers. Since its inception, the collection has garnered a following that includes musician Bad Bunny, among many others.

Honey Fucking Dijon


Berlin based, American born, International DJ Honey Dijon is launching her third Honey Fucking Dijon fashion collection backed by Comme Des Garçons. HFD is the intersection between music, art, fashion and sex. Honey believes that club culture is not only about entertainment, it’s also about community.  Heavily influenced by the downtown creative NY club & fashion culture of the late 70s to early 90s, HFD’s latest collection includes prints from famous party photographer Tina Paul and lyrics from Honey’s favorite songs performed by Marilyn Man at the Paradise Garage. The third Honey Fucking Dijon line is heavily inspired by Dijon’s career as a working DJ.  As Honey states “I don’t want to make aspirational clothing, I want to make inspirational clothing, inspired by club culture and music and art and fashion.”.

Rassvet (Moscow, Russia)

Rassvet (PACCBET) is a community of likeminded Muscovites bringing a new energy to the fashion, art, skateboarding & music scene in their city. This new generation of creatives work closely together to cultivate various projects with the objective of bringing their vision of modern Russia to the world. The word Rassvet, meaning “sunrise”, illustrates this community’s common desire to highlight a new dawn in Russian youth culture. Founded in 2016 by multi-disciplinary artist (Comme des Garcons alumni) Gosha Rubchinskiy and pro-skater Tolia Titaev, Rassvet is a brand making their way into the skateboarding industry. As implied by its name, the brand is dedicated to representing and exploring the style and language of a new generation of young Russian rebels through Rubchinskiy’s distinctive re-appropriation and re-engineering of skatewear classics. The FW20 collection ‘RASSVET 7’  introduces new logos and prints on jerseys, heavy coats with faux-shearling and reflective prints, reversible track suits, printed denim, check and flannel shirting and trousers and accessories ranging from belts and socks to skateboard decks and lighters.

Youths in Balaclava (YIB, Singapore)

Rassvet (PACCBET) is a community of likeminded Muscovites bringing a new energy to the fashion, art, skateboarding & music scene in their city. This new generation of creatives work closely together to cultivate various projects with the objective of bringing their vision of modern Russia to the world.  The word Rassvet, meaning “sunrise”, illustrates this community’s common desire to highlight a new dawn in Russian youth culture. Founded in 2016 by multi-disciplinary artist (Comme des Garcons alumni) Gosha Rubchinskiy and pro-skater Tolia Titaev, Rassvet is a brand making their way into the skateboarding industry. As implied by its name, the brand is dedicated to representing and exploring the style and language of a new generation of young Russian rebels through Rubchinskiy’s distinctive re-appropriation and re-engineering of skatewear classics. The FW20 collection ‘RASSVET 7’  introduces new logos and prints on jerseys, heavy coats with faux-shearling and reflective prints, reversible track suits, printed denim, check and flannel shirting and trousers and accessories ranging from belts and socks to skateboard decks and lighters.

Vaquera 

Launched in 2016 and collectively designed by Patric DiCaprio, Claire Sullivan and Bryn Taubensee, Vaquera is the beloved and critically lauded NY-based brand that has been breathing new life into and reinvigorating the New York Fashion Industry and Culture at Large. Vaquera is modern punk, it’s fashion as fan fiction, it’s both ends of the lasso – carefree D.I.Y passion and a deep reverence and engagement with fashion and social issues. Their Spring-Summer 2021 collection titled NOTHING IS FOREVER explores the characters they imagine wandering their beloved New York.  

Victor Weinsanto 

Victor Weinsanto, whose namesake line launched earlier this year to private clients, trained at Atelier Chardon Savard Paris and has worked at Y/Project, Maxime Simoens and Chloé. Crediting two years of working with Jean Paul Gaultier as his most formative experience in the fashion industry, Weinsanto’s collections are known for energetic and joyful spirit, as well as their retro-futuristic and cabaret themes. His Spring-Summer 21 collection “Call me Nina,” inspired by the German punk singer Nina Hagen, is a subtle mix of glamour and punk with an underlining sense of fun throughout the looks. 

Dover Street Market Paris Showroom 
September 29 – October 9 2020
6 Place Vendôme showroom, 75001, Paris 
By appointment only: contact@weinsanto.com 

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