Dior showcases fantasy and miniatures for haute couture
With Haute Couture Week going digital for the first time, due to the coronavirus pandemic, questions were being asked about whether luxury fashion houses could express the same magic as they do with a live catwalk showcase, well Dior invited the fashion world into a magical and cinematic world filled with mermaids, nymphs, and tree-people for...
6 Jul 2020
Video: Dior's Autumn-Winter 20/21 haute couture film
Paris haute couture week is in full swing and Dior is presenting possibly the weeks most anticipated shows. The couture collection designed by Maria Grazia Chiuri is showcased online in a film directed by Matteo Garrone. The mystical film is set in Garden of Ninfa, Latina, Italy complete with mermaids, snails, and statues coming to life all...
6 Jul 2020
Video: Maria Grazia Chiuri and photographer Brigitte Niedermair discuss the newest campaign
Dior designer Maria Grazia Chiuri takes a moment to chat with the photographer of the most recent campaign featuring her designs, Brigitte Niedermair. The Fall 2020 campaign featuring actress Jennifer Lawrence is not the first Dior campaign worked on by Niedermair. She is a house favorite photographer, Chiuri says, mainly due to her portrayal of...
3 Jul 2020
Dior channels its inner greek goddess in feminist driven couture show
Dior staged arguably the most startling show in haute couture history Monday inside a temple to "The Female Divine", with stars including Uma Thurman and Sigourney Weaver filing into the belly of an enormous reclining mother goddess through her stylised vulva. The 75-metre long (250-foot) installation was created by the veteran American feminist...
21 Jan 2020
30 million people tune into Dior Shanghai fashion week show
The House of Dior brought a touch of Paris to Shanghai fashion week on Saturday, when it presented its SS20 collection, including 14 exclusive looks for the Chinese market. The set was a continuation of the landscape theme from the Paris show in September, where creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri worked with Coloco to create “a collective...
21 Oct 2019
Maria Grazia Chiuri on evert stage of creating Dior Spring / Summer 2020
Dior Spring / Summer 2020 from inspiration, ideas, design, and creation of the pieces in the collection that showed in Paris Fashion Week. Dior's designer Maria Grazia Chiuri and other members of her team explain their role in each of the steps it takes to make a runway show. Source: Vogue, YouTube.
1 Oct 2019
French fashion designer Bertrand Guyon joins Dior
Bertrand Guyon has joined Christian Dior's creative studio where he will collaborate with creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri, the brand has confirmed. This won’t be the first time the two have worked alongside each other. The pair also worked closely together at Valentino, where Guyon was the studio director and Chiuri shared the creative...
17 Jul 2019
Maria Grazia Chiuri receives French Legion of Honor
Not long after the Dior Couture Fall 2019 fashion show, it was announced that the luxury label’s creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri, has received the Legion of Honor—also known as France’s highest civilian award. According to The Washington Post, who first reported the news, Chiuri was recognized for her contribution to the French culture...
2 Jul 2019
Video: Dior SS19 Haute Couture show
Christian Dior | Haute Couture Spring Summer 2019 by Maria Grazia Chiuri Source: FF Channel, YouTube.
23 Jan 2019
Fashion rolls up for Dior's chic strongwoman circus
Italian designer Maria Grazia Chiuri took Christian Dior to the circus Monday with arguably her most sublimely balanced collection for the Paris haute couture label. A troupe of all-female acrobats of all body shapes led out the show inside a retro big top -- complete with harlequin-pattern floor -- built in the gardens of the Rodin Museum in...
22 Jan 2019
Dior explains relevancy of couture
In a new behind the scenes video of Dior's AW18 haute couture show, Creative Director Maria Grazia Chiuri explains the painstaking craftsmanship and relevancy for today's audience. Chiuri says the collection is almost minimal. "We used the toile from the entire collection because we wanted to show what’s behind the couture, how it looks at the...
10 Jul 2018
Dior bans Instagram bling at Paris haute couture week
Fashion powerhouse Dior brushed aside the whims of the Instagram generation with its deliberately low-key new haute couture collection Monday, arguing that the world's most expensive clothes don't need to shout about it. Designer Maria Grazia Chiuri said she wanted the French label's latest prestige range to glorify classic craftsmanship rather...
3 Jul 2018