Dior Paris exhibition sees footfall of over 7 lakh, breaks museum’s 112-year record

More than 7,00,000 people flocked to a record-breaking Paris exhibition dedicated to the Christian Dior French fashion house, its organisers said. The six-month-long show which ended on Sunday was the most popular ever held at the city’s Museum of Decorative Arts, with visitors queuing for an average of four hours to see some of the … Read more Dior Paris exhibition sees footfall of over 7 lakh, breaks museum’s 112-year record

10 artists re-imagine the iconic Lady Dior bag. See pics.

The French fashion house has announced the second edition of its Dior Lady Art project, inviting artists from around the world to create their own custom versions of the Lady Dior bag. Playing with fabrics, size, colours and design, the label’s iconic bag has been revisited, channelling the inspirations and creativity of sculptors, photographers, street … Read more 10 artists re-imagine the iconic Lady Dior bag. See pics.

Paris plumes: feather motifs tickle the fancy at Dior high jewellery

As artistic director of Dior Joaillerie, Victoire de Castellane has never shied away from the alternative. So her latest stone of choice, and an enduring favourite, is the opal. It is, she says, ‘like seeing the earth from afar, the oceans, the archipelagos, and the reflections of stars on the ocean waves’. It is now … Read more Paris plumes: feather motifs tickle the fancy at Dior high jewellery

House of Dior: Fashion house’s Australian connection on display in upcoming NGV exhibition

More than 140 couture garments will go on display from the gallery’s own collection, the designer’s archives in Paris and international galleries including New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. The NGV approached the House of Dior three years ago about staging the exhibition to feature outfits from Christian Dior’s first 1947 Spring collection through to … Read more House of Dior: Fashion house’s Australian connection on display in upcoming NGV exhibition