Christian Dior, French fashion designer that built his own fashion house in 1946, known for his curves and bodices.

Christian Dior (1905-1957)

Christian Dior, French fashion designer that built his own fashion house in 1946, known for his curves and bodices.

Suit, Hubert de Givenchy, Paris, France: 1955, wool with moiré silk panels in the skirt. "This ensemble was designed by the Parisian couturier Hubert de Givenchy (b. 1927) for Leslie Caron (b. 1931), the French film actress and dancer. It was made for a play called 'Orvet' by Jean Renoir, who was Caron's great friend and mentor. He wrote it for her, and also directed it. It was first performed at the Theatre de la Renaissance, Paris, on 12 March 1955."

Suit

Suit, Hubert de Givenchy, Paris, France: 1955, wool with moiré silk panels in the skirt. "This ensemble was designed by the Parisian couturier Hubert de Givenchy (b. 1927) for Leslie Caron (b. 1931), the French film actress and dancer. It was made for a play called 'Orvet' by Jean Renoir, who was Caron's great friend and mentor. He wrote it for her, and also directed it. It was first performed at the Theatre de la Renaissance, Paris, on 12 March 1955."

Zeitgeist of Chance: Frivolity of Opulence - Photographer unknown - Fashion Photography - Dark - Fantasy - Conceptual - Avant Garde

Zeitgeist of Chance: Frivolity of Opulence - Photographer unknown - Fashion Photography - Dark - Fantasy - Conceptual - Avant Garde

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