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The Christian Dior Group is for discussing all issues relevant to Dior. This includes the Dior brand, Dior designers, history of Dior etc. Anything regarding Dior is welcome in this discussion group.

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Christian Dior was an influential French fashion designer, best known as the founder of one of the world's top fashion houses, also called Christian Dior.

Christian Dior was born in Granville, Manche, a seaside town on the coast of France. His family, whose fortune was derived from the manufacture of fertilizer, had hopes he would become a diplomat, but Dior only wished to be involved in mostly fashion, but sketching as well. The actual name of the line of his first collection, presented in early 1947, was Corolle (literally the botanical term corolla or circlet of flower petals in English), but the phrase New Look was coined for it by Carmel Snow, the editor-in-chief of Harper's Bazaar. He was a master at creating shapes and silhouettes; Dior is quoted as saying "I have designed flower women." His look employed fabrics lined predominantly with percale, boned, bustier-style bodices, hip padding, wasp-waisted corsets and petticoats that made his dresses flare out from the waist, giving his models a very curvaceous form.

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Who should replace John Galliano at Christian Dior

Started by Apparel1 Mar 3, 2011. 0 Replies

Who is next inline at Christian Dior now that John Galliano is out?  Do you think this hunt for a replacement will be a long or short process?  Do you think another designer has already been…Continue

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John Galliano Fired from Christian Dior

Started by Apparel1 Mar 3, 2011. 0 Replies

Designer John Galliano quickly went from suspended to fired at fashion house Dior. What do you think about…Continue

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Comment by Apparel1 on May 14, 2010 at 10:36am
Exquisite Christian Dior dress...

 

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