Christian Dior's New Look, 1947. As a reaction to the rationing of World War II the new look, using many metres of fabric, came into fashion. It was a return to the classic feminine shape, emphasising the bust and hips, with a tiny waist. I love how glamorous this looks with the tiny jacket and voluminous skirt.
Paint me beautiful! Brushstrokes and high volume make Christian Dior haute couture show a work of art
Homage: John Galliano paid tribute to illustrator René Gruau in his latest haute couture collection for Christian Dior. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1350115/Christian-Dior-haute-couture-Brushstrokes-primary-colours-make-work-art.html#ixzz2JqEX9I47
This collection is said to be Galliano’s salute to René Gruau, the illustrator who worked for Christian Dior in the forties and fifties. He created the house’s most iconic imagery and felt it gave him another opportunity to indulge his passion for an era when couture was truly haute.
Christian Dior Autumn/Winter 2007 Couture show report
Christian Dior...Gorgeous, imagine this in bridal fabric. et that designer look without the designer $$$, have it custom-made.Recreate those details that would match your wedding theme. Be open for suggestions from your dressmaker.