FASHION NEWS: HAPPY 109TH BIRTHDAY CHRISTIAN DIOR!
Christian Dior and his models after his runway show at the Savoy hotel in 1950
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Christian Dior was born in northern France in of 21st of January in 1905. The legendary designer began establishing his mark upon the fashion world in the year of 1946. It was on February 12th, 1947 when he presented his first show and cemented his title as an imminent couturier. Dior challenged the brink-of-war restricted fashion scene bringing forth rebellious ultra feminine designs while creating timeless ensembles from his haute couture collections. Those who’ve been captivated by Dior’s seductive voluminous delights and structural hemlines would understand why film stars and royalty have worn his creations through the decades.
Dior died in Montecatini, Italy at the age of on 1957 after suffering his third heart attack. Thousands mourned for him at his funeral at l’Eglise Saint-Honoré d’Eylau (Paris) held on the 27th in October 1957. For remembrance, we present six red carpet looks:
Dior has been donned by some of Hollywood’s biggest starlets. The House of Dior will continue to convey the French couturier’s spirit and press on at the forefront of the fashion industry.