Cruise shows, the most exciting shows after Haute Couture. Why do we love Cruise shows so much? Because they remind us that summer is very very near, the locations are remarkable and the designer’s creativity is on extremely high level. For its Cruise 2018 show, Dior went full Western.
The location was Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve in Calabasas, California. You know the place where that movie, Gone With The Wind, was filmed. Everything about this collection payed homage to American history, especially Los Angeles’ past. While wearing Lascaux Caves’ animal paintings on their bodies, Maria Grazia Chiuri’s girls invite us to play a game of cowboys and Indians. I’m in, would you join us?
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Welcome to Maria Grazia Chiuri’s Garden of Eden! Here fairies wear black, dresses are long and the bigger your headpiece is – the better.
Maria’s Dior couture debut is as magical as can be. Very beautiful, very romantic, very velvet collection.
See the full collection and feel the finesse of these marvelous manifestations of Fashion.
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Over the years, Dior has been in a devoted relationship with modern male style icons, who represent the idea behind the house’s successful male line. For Dior Homme Summer 2017 collection, rapper A$AP Rocky, actor Remi Malek, singer and ultimate style icon Boy George and model Ernest Klimko were chosen to represent the new Dior boys.
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The dress/skirt shape that looks good on everyone and can be found in almost every collection in the history of Fashion. The A-line.
Although this style exists as long as people thrive on this planet, the term was first used by His Majesty Christian Dior, to describe his Spring 1955 collection.
Working Title/Artist: “A” ensemble Department: Costume Institute Culture/Period/Location: HB/TOA Date Code: Working Date: spring/summer 1955 photography by mma 1996, transparency #3a scanned by bob goldman retouched by film and media (jn) 11_14_05
It was the biggest trend those days! Known as “most wanted silhouette in Paris” it was widely popularized by Yves Saint Laurent, who back then was the hottest designer.
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It’s Cruise shows time! And as always I’m very excited. The clothes, the locations and the story behind them are different from all other collections and that makes them very special and exotic.
On 31.05.2016 we’ve been blessed to watch the first Dior collection since Raf Simons departed from this major fashion house. It was presented in the Blenheim Palace in London. For a collection that was designed without creative director it was surprisingly good. I’ve read comments on various social media, a lot of people criticized the collection, saying it was very plain and not Dior at all. But I don’t think so. My relationship with Dior Cruise 2017 was love at first look. Just look at this masterpiece:
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