Citations Christian Dior
— Author Thierry Dussard — Publisher Editions du Palais — Presentation Christian Dior. A legendary name that has inspired women all over the world. But what do we know about the man himself? The man whose very face has been forgotten, overshadowed by the prestigious fashion house on Avenue Montaigne.
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An ingenious designer and entrepreneur, the man who revolutionised the world of fashion in 1947 with his New Look is one of the greatest figures of the 20th century.
His designs for women, his passion for gardens and his zest for life all give us an insight into the personality of this sensitive, profound, funny and incredibly talented man. Elegance was always the utmost of his concerns, and he was certain that "even when it comes to extravagance, fashion must have meaning".
Behind these quotes lies a portrait of a man seen through the lens of the greatest photographers.