By  on October 21, 2019

Saks Fifth Avenue is making the most of its eight-day lead on selling the launch of Dior’s 2020 cruise collection. The retailer said Dior artistic director Maria Grazia Chiuri was “deeply involved in the design process” of the six main windows of Saks’ Manhattan flagship, where members of the mannequin species flaunt Chiuri’s designs. Also in the picture are three-dimensional elephants, giraffes and cartoonish trees, all meant to evoke the African continent, which inspired the patterns of the cruise collection that Chiuri in April unveiled in Marrakech.

La Mort, a vertical book tote exclusive to Saks, is a new shape that launched on the Dior 2020 cruise collection runway, which was held on the site of the remains of the El Badi Palace.

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