Dior Exhibition 2017

At Musée des Arts Décoratifs

In celebration of Dior’s 70th anniversary, Parisian musem Les Arts Decoratifs holds an exhibition dedicated to the one and only Christian Dior. Covering a space 3,000 sqm-large, 300 haute couture gowns designed by Dior and the six designers that followed him since year 1947 and the present day will be showcased alongside a wide array of atelier toiles, fashion photographers, and various documentaries of past illustration and sketches – all reflecting the fact that the man himself was a knowledgeable art lover who adored museums.

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Most of the work showcased were from the Dior Heritage collection that were never before seen in Paris, and others were especially loaned from various museums all around the world. So be sure to catch them; the exhibition remains open until January 7, 2018. 

The exhibition begins with the story of Christian Dior‘s earlier days: his childhood in Granville, and the time when he discovered the avant-garde art world and Parisian entertainment in the Roaring Twenties. Before fashion, he ran an art gallery – which was depicted through a series of paintings, sculptures and documents! Drawing through all sorts of source of inspiration, it defined his aesthetic for couture house and designs. 

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