Women in Dior: Portraits of Elegance (Hardcover)

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By Laurence Benaim, Florence Muller (Foreword by)
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An exquisite celebration of Dior’s most glamorous clients and the dresses they have brought to life. Embraced worldwide from the very first collection, Dior’s creations have dressed celebrities, debutantes, and other notable figures for generations. This new exquisite tome from the House of Dior focuses on the many extraordinary people who have brought the celebrated designs to life. Through fashion photography and rarely seen and never-before-published illustrations and letters from Dior’s archive, readers will discover the relationships that inspired the couture and helped build the venerable fashion house. From Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor to Rihanna and Natalie Portman, leading women have helped propel and keep Dior at the forefront of the fashion world. Women in Dior showcases the greatest clients of Dior and their most beautiful dresses. Featuring designs by Christian Dior and also by subsequent head designers from Yves Saint Laurent to Raf Simons, this gorgeously produced volume presents Dior’s creations in a new revealing light, and is a must-have for students of fashion and those who aspire to high style.

About the Author

Laurence Benaïm is an author and historian known for her biographies of Yves Saint Laurent and Marie-Laure de Noailles, among others.

Praise For…

“Without question, this book will shed new light on the master couturier’s life as well as the practices of the maison in ways that other books of this genre have only hinted at.” – NEW YORK JOURNAL OF BOOKS

"An exquisite celebration of Dior’s most glamorous dresses and the women who wore them." – THE SOCIETY DIARIES

Product Details
ISBN: 9780847849338
ISBN-10: 0847849333
Publisher: Rizzoli
Publication Date: September 6th, 2016
Pages: 152
Language: English