Fashion House Dior has collaborated with MYSTERY RANCH Backpacks and CORDURA® Advanced Fabrics to create a backpack and bag assortment for the Summer 2023 men’s collection. The DIOR by MYSTERY RANCH collection features five items, including the Gallagator backpack, Saddle Bag, Belt Pouch, Wallet, and Tactical Belt. These items are available exclusively in DIOR retail locations worldwide and on Dior.com.
Inspired by Christian Dior’s passion and attachment to the countryside, the earth, and “simple and natural things,” Kim Jones, artistic director for DIOR Men tends to bring authentic outdoor design and functionality.
The collection is designed to combine formal and informal styles. The products are made from CORDURA re/cor™ RN66 fabric, which is entirely recycled, resistant, and durable, additionally its is developed to last as per the brand and uses 100 per cent post-industrial nylon 6,6 fiber material that is GRS certified.
MYSTERY RANCH has been designing bags for over 20 years for wildland firefighters, and mountain and tactical professionals, and this partnership with DIOR marks a new chapter in the brand’s history.
Commenting on the partnership MYSTERY RANCH President Alex Kutches commented “We make the most durable loadbearing packs in the world, and now thanks to our innovative fabric partners, we can take some meaningful steps at the product level with full pack lines made of recycled materials. Our company partners with CORDURA® has a long and special history, but the launch of the DIOR collection heralds a new chapter in our brand story and our unyielding focus on design and innovation”
Additionally, Cindy McNaull, CORDURA® Business Development Director, added: “We’re delighted to be working with MYSTERY RANCH and DIOR. Innovation is at the core of what CORDURA® truly is, and this latest DIOR by MYSTERY RANCH collaboration is no different. We make it a priority to continually bring new ideas and products to our brand and retail partners. As the world evolves, we know a large piece of that will fall within stewardship and sustainability. We’ve put this work at the front of our efforts. At CORDURA® Advanced Fabrics, we believe that ‘Sustainability Begins with Products That Last™.’ MYSTERY RANCH operates from the same value set, and they truly are the perfect partner to help us move forward.”
Source : ApparelResources