The show is a grand sweep of sparkle, rippling wool, sculpted jackets and floral motifs, reflecting Dior’s fascination with Britain.
“Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams,” opens Feb. 2 and runs until July 19 at the V&A in London.
The president and ceo of Christian Dior Couture will be the first recipient of the “Alumnus of the Year” recognition.
The Japanese contemporary artist has created a 39-foot-tall gleaming sculpture of a robot woman.
Anti-government demonstrations have cast a pall on the retail sector in the run-up to the crucial holiday spending season.
The brand’s first retrospective in the U.S. offers an entirely new look at the legacy of the house, and its relationship to the global world.
“In the U.S., Dior is strong, but I think that we need further awareness,” said ceo Pietro Beccari ahead of its U.S. e-commerce launch.
The U.S. artist’s signature BFF character, made up of thousands of flowers, is seen reclining behind models in the campaign shot by Steven Meisel.
Historian Maureen Footer’s tome explores the legacy of the designer, Victor Grandpierre and Georges Geffroy.