Until January 7, the public will have the opportunity to visit the exhibition "Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams "commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Haute Couture House of Dior, organized by the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris.
More than 300 dresses from different periods since the reign of Christian Dior in 1947 through those of Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons to the present day with Maria Grazia Chiuri - the first female to hold the post of Creative Director of a French Haute Couture House - exposed themselves.
The exhibition is not only accented on the dresses, but also on accessories created by the House of Dior --- bottles of perfumes, hats, handbags, jewels, and shoes. Also on display are original and authentic materials of all Creative Directors such as skits, dedicated notes, illustrations, messages written between Christian Dior and his father about Cathérine (the sister of the French designer).
Emblematic pieces such as the original bottles of perfumes Miss Dior created in 1947 by the most prestigious French designer of all time, the first fragrance for men "Wild Waters" created in 1966, Poison launched in 1985 and J'adore in 1999. There is also the famous Lady Dior bag created in 1995 by Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano's saddle bag, and jewelry-couture like authentic pieces by Victoire de Castellane.
At the entrance of the exhibition, is the story of the life of Dior. An iconic dress created in 1947 breathtaking the renewal of beauty and happiness of women after long years of war, a red dress that renews the elegance and lightness. Thanks to that red dress, Dior became a household name. And right next to it, there is the magic switch of Dior, a centerpiece of his workshop.
Plexiglass boxes containing pieces mark the life of the French designer, a lot of cards, his gold lucky star and relics of a secular saint. There are also busts, paintings from the Renaissance period, sculptures and sketches of the various designers of the House of Dior.
Apart the dresses created by Dior himself, are the creations of John Galliano that attract and captivate the eyes of all. Note that Galliano is the designer who has had the greatest success and fame at French Haute Couture House in the history, and he totally revolutionized the House of Dior.
A very interesting exhibition encasing class, magic, elegance and creativity of all the greatest designers in one and the same place.