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Christian Dior

 (1905 - 1957)
Christian Dior was active/lived in France.  Christian Dior is known for fashion design, drawing.

Biography   Christian Dior


Christian Dior's reputation as one of the most important couturiers of the twentieth century was launched in 1947 with his very first collection, in which he introduced the "New Look." Featuring rounded shoulders, a cinched waist, and very full skirt, the New Look celebrated ultra-femininity and opulence in women's fashion.

After years of military and civilian uniforms, sartorial restrictions and shortages, Dior offered not merely a new look but a new outlook. Born and raised in Normandy, France, Dior moved with his parents to Paris when he was ten. After studying political science, he served in the military. His design career did not begin until 1935, when he returned to Paris and began selling sketches. The designer Robert Piguet   ...  Displaying 750 of 2614 characters.

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Costume pour Odette Joyeux dans Lettres d'Amours de Claude Autant-Lara (1942).
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