PARIS — There are always unexpected pleasures in a Christian Dior show, and this season was no exception. The stars of John Galliano’s delightful, inventive spring collection included some tailored looks and mixes of utility, military, athletic and street elements. Here, a draped jacket, with a touch of old Hollywood, over a satin and lace skirt. For more on the spring season, see pages 6 to 9.

This story first appeared in the October 4, 2002 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.