J’adore Dior…

'Zemire' evening ensemble, Christian Dior, A/W 1954

‘Zemire’ evening ensemble, Christian Dior, A/W 1954

Dior Bodice and under-petticoat-A/W1954

Dior Bodice and under-petticoat-A/W1954

Roger Vivier (1913-98) for Christian Dior

Roger Vivier (1913-98) for Christian Dior

When it comes to couture, I have mixed feelings; I’m in love with it, yet because I am not at the point in my life that I can afford it, I’m a hater and envy every one that can. A recent trip to the V&A made me come to this realisation.

Take me back to the beginning….(1947-1960) #history lesson 1

“Haute Couture garments often existed in several versions. The original version would be made to fit the house mannequin and modeled at the seasonal collection. The largest fashion houses often produced several hundred designs for each collection. Couturiers such as Christian Dior named each design…”
[V&A 2013]

When the day comes that I can in fact afford Haute Couture, Christian Dior is definitely first on my wish list; from a Miss Dior bag to a gorgeous gown; I am waiting for that day from now.

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2 comments
  1. hotkouture said:

    Lovely article! Like the photos you picked very old France 🙂

    • thanks…its from an exhibition from the v&a museum in london

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