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Christian Dior an Haute Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Fashion and art simply oscillate in perfect harmony, and with respect to the master of couture, Mr Christian Dior — undeniably the combination resonated with him throughout this career.

Christian Dior Designer of Dreams

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Departing his early career days as an art gallerist, Dior turned his artistic viewpoint to haute couture as a fashion designer infatuated with the female form, and Dior’s revolutionary “New Look” allowed women to finally dress feminine again. Postwar, a cinched waist with a curved figure became the epitome of the 1950s silhouette for women, a look that continues to echo throughout recent collections.

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Lady Dior Shimmers with Anselm Reyle

Accessories: Modern, abstract and colourful, the new accessory collection by Christian Dior is well suited for a thoroughly modern Miss. And needless to say, I love this! Art and fashion merge perfectly with this latest collaboration between Berlin-based, abstract artist and sculptor Anselm Reyle and the House of Dior.

A visionary couturier Monsieur Dior began his career in the late twenties at the centre of the French art scene—owning a small gallery that sold artists such as Picasso. Fast-forward eighty plus year’s, and Dior continues the deep tradition of mixing art with fashion—my favourite combination.

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