Christian Dior: The Man Who Made the World Look New

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Born at the end of an era in which luxury seemed reserved only for the happy few, Dior again revolutionized the world of fashion by introducing, in the early 1950s, "ready-to-wear" in his Dior Boutique. Until then, couturiers had worked essentially if not exclusively for the very rich and famous. With his boutique, Dior brought high fashion to the world at large. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the "New Look, " New York's Metropolitan Museum mounted a major Dior ...

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Overview

Born at the end of an era in which luxury seemed reserved only for the happy few, Dior again revolutionized the world of fashion by introducing, in the early 1950s, "ready-to-wear" in his Dior Boutique. Until then, couturiers had worked essentially if not exclusively for the very rich and famous. With his boutique, Dior brought high fashion to the world at large. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the "New Look, " New York's Metropolitan Museum mounted a major Dior retrospective in the winter of 1996-97.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781470888732
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/1/2013
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 5.75 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

MARIE-FRANCE POCHNA obtained a law degree from Paris University and became a member of the Paris Bar. The undisputed authority on Dior, she is often invited to lecture on him all over the world. Her previous books include biographies of the Italian magnate Gianni Agnelli and the fashion designer Nina Ricci.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 9, 2004

    Amazing Read

    This is a great book for any Dior fan. I have been a longtime fan and follower of Dior as an icon of the fashion industry and how his influence plays out into every single product that bears that signature gold logo. An amazing trek back into the birth of a fashion legacy.

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