Christian Dior the Biography

— Author Marie-France Pochna — Publisher Overlook Duckworth — Presentation Christian Dior, the legendary French couturier, caused a worldwide sensation in 1947 with his first collection. Reintroducing the long, flowing skirt with a pinched waist and generous folds of fabrics, after years of wartime occupation and shortage, Christian Dior’s New Look gave women back their long-lost sense of freedom, feminity, and joie de vivre. Marie-France Pochna, an undisputed authority on Dior, is invited to give lectures on the iconic couturier all over the world. In Christian Dior: the biography, she receates, with elegance, precision, and impeccable research, this one-of-a-kind world of glamour and luxury.

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