Blouses and shirts are signature House essentials but find new breath each season thanks to the imagination of Maria Grazia Chiuri.
Reimagined season after season by Maria Grazia Chiuri, tops, blouses and button-down shirts have become emblematic of the House. Her graceful silhouettes redefine standards of femininity. Button-down shirts, once exclusively worn by men, have become staples in women's wardrobes everywhere. The Creative Director incorporates exaggerated hems and plastrons into her designs, distinguishing her tops as styles true to Dior while still holding on to their timeless appeal. Her elegant spin on menswear-inspired shirts are yet another example of her feminist explorations. She shows the Dior woman how to embrace her individual style outside of stereotypes and what's expected, thanks to her eclectic collection of women's designer blouses. Her button-down shirts are often embroidered with a bee, a nod to Christian Dior's nickname for his “busy bee” seamstresses. Dior Women blouses feature inspiration taken from the season's themes and color palettes. In particular, the Toile de Jouy motif makes frequent appearances. The tops are crafted in classic materials like cotton poplin and silk twill, but have also been modernized in mesh and muslin. Each and every Dior Women blouse is cut from top-quality fabrics, which gives Maria Grazia Chiuri's long styles their distinctive drape and fluidity. With sleeveless, short- and long-sleeved blouses, there is a broad range of options for every style. Some are collarless while others offer classic spread collars. Amongst the diversity of styles is a consistent standard of quality, as each is carefully crafted in the Dior ateliers. Play with proportions and balance the fluidity of the long blouses for women with slim, tailored pants. The tops maintain an undeniable elegance when tucked into high-waist mid-length skirts or draped over wide-leg bottoms. For a more unexpected yet still refined look, motifs and accessories can be mixed and matched effortlessly. Explore the various textures by pairing a sheer blouse with an A-line skirt, creating an elegant juxtaposition of sensuality and classic styling. The silhouettes are seasonless and the looks are endless.