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Everlasting vampire Robert Pattinson has confirmed, right in the middle of an interview about his work with (rival?) fashion brand Dior, that he is developing his own clothing line. i-D spotted the evidence, subtly embedded in a small Q&A that Numéro conducted with Pattinson and ran last week:
Numéro: Do you ever think about writing or directing?
Pattinson: I've started making clothes. For the last two years, I've been visiting producers and craftsmen. There's already quite a few pieces. I love doing it. My style is influenced by the cities I go to, sourcing fabrics and local skills. In Los Angeles it's really easy to work with denim and do workwear inspired clothes. In England I look more towards wool and knitwear. What I do is pretty multifaceted, clothes for men and for women, things that I make with friends... But I'm not going into too much detail, I don't want to jinx anything...
Evidently, Pattinson was so excited about this upcoming line that he spilled the beans even though Numéro was asking a totally unrelated question. From what he said, we know that a) there'll be womenswear, b) it already exists in some form somewhere, and c) it's been a long time coming.
If it doesn't pan out, he'll still have that Dior contract to fall back on: Pattinson has been the face of its Dior Homme fragrance since 2013. In April, that partnership will be expanding into men's ready-to-wear ads, marking the first time Dior has ever chosen a celebrity to represent its men's clothing line.