Christian Dior

By Richard Martin, Harold Koda

Released 50 years after Christian Dior's "New glance" of 1947, and accompanying an exhibition on the gown Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of artwork, long island, this ebook provides a chronology of Dior's creations. they're drawn mainly from the gown Institute's collections, which come with an in depth checklist of the designer's fulfillment as famous by way of his long island consumers of the Forties and Fifties. one of the illustrations are extravagant night put on, stylish add-ons, and info of Dior tailoring, in addition to documentary pictures from the Dior files, Paris. The textual content locations Dior's fulfillment within the cultural standpoint of post-war renewal: the will for optimism, the go back to innocence, and the reclaiming of the pleasures of good garments and different sumptuary arts. examining the "New Look", the authors got down to show the abiding effect of Dior's formula of an icon for fashion's post-war renaissance.

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