French luxury house Dior continues to up its game on the digital landscape.

From AR sneaker try-ons to NFT B33 sneakers, the LVMH-owned brand has been an early adopter of new technologies. For FW23, Dior continues its forward-thinking ways and enters a new paradigm of elegance and sophistication for the modern man with the launch of 3D-printed “Dior Carlo” derby shoes.

A testament to Artistic Director Kim Jones’ visionary mastery, these new iconic derbies evoke the artists of haute couture through an avant-garde 3D printing technique. Every meticulous phase of its creation traces a captivating narrative, from the digital inception to the intricate detailing and polishing of this recyclable marvel. Beyond mere shoes, this pair of wearable art is adorned with exquisite touches such as an illustrious Dior insignia that graces the heel’s subtle curvature.

Mark your calendars and prepare to embrace a new wave of dressing for the new season ahead as the “Dior Carlo” derbies land in boutiques and online at from August 24th.

Scroll through the gallery below for an upclose and behind-the-scenes look into the production and process that go into each pair of this new modern icon:

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Images: Supplied by Dior