Monday, November 10, 2014

INTO THE ARCHIVES… Christian Dior 1951 and Christian Dior Haute Couture FW 2014||15

‘Raf Simons is not a designer obsessed with the past. He leaves the decade- hopping to his peers, preferring instead to look ahead.” reviewed Nicole Phelps for after the last Dior couture show. I generally agree with this statement, but just recently I stumbled upon a picture that might give a different perspective. A white Christian Dior dress from 1951 with insect like embellishments [left] shows color and silhouette similarities to Christian Dior Haute Couture by Raf Simons for FW 2014||15 [right].