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GRAY MATTER: Christian Dior’s 1956 autobiography, “Dior & Moi,” is back in print. The 260-page book is about to be re-issued in a deluxe, hardcover edition by Editions Vuibert in France with a cover price of 22 euros, or $30 at current exchange rates. Chapters touch on his childhood, his fashion heroes and his explosive career and business. Sprinkled throughout is arresting color and black-and-white photos, including one depicting artist Jean Cocteau squeezed in amongst the press corps at 30 Avenue Montaigne, and another depicting the couturier mingling with models backstage circa 1957.

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