Dior’s Winter Party in the Burning Summer at Paris
“The Dior 2018-2019 winter show” brought a cool breeze to under the burning summer sun of Paris earlier this week. In Maria Grazia Chiuri’s atelier, the impressive lines of Dior also cames to life.
The atelier as a place where the continuity of tradition and the work done there gives a meditative timelessness, and where the innovation those things engender simultaneously puts it at the cutting edge. For the Autumn-Winter 2018-2019 Haute Couture collection, #MariaGraziaChiuri paid tribute to all this, kicking things off with a midnight blue combination of belted vest and skirt topped with a spiral-sleeve bolero, the result balancing the heritage of Dior with the reality of a modern woman’s life. #DiorCouture
This week under the sun and the clouds of Paris at the Musée Rodin for the high fashion show of winter 2018-2019.
Watch our experienced petites main at work as the eagerly-anticipated Autumn-Winter 2018-2019 Haute Couture collection designed by #MariaGraziaChiuri as a tribute to the tradition of #DiorSavoirFaire is being unveiled Monday, July 2nd at the Musée Rodin in Paris. They speak to us about the transcendent nature of what they do, and the sometimes meditative and calming state that such handiwork can bring about. Stay tuned for more! #DiorCouture
All to applaud the increasingly good Maria Grazia Chiuri, creative director of the legendary maison engaged in a difficult and challenging cultural operation on haute couture to bring ever higher the value of custodian of the great tradition of the atelier and their necessary projection towards the future. “I did not use the archive but the memory of the archive, Maria Grazia Chiuri explains in the backstage after the applaus. Only in high fashion you can do certain things, use tailor made fabrics, work on the volumes and body of customers to build them Today we are too closed in the present and the fashion is too fast.Here with this high fashion collection you want to do an educational operation to explain what’s inside and behind a dress, what’s in addition to embroidery as everything is complicated and magical “.
To applaud a collection of 71 dresses that opens with the delicacy of Rurh and closes with the beauty of Indira, here are many actresses like Laura Morante, Emma Roberts. Katie Holmes, Kate Bosworth, Zoey Deutch, Sofia Boutella, Anais Demoustier, Annabelle Wallis, Margaret Qualley, Anna Girardot, Amira Casar, Araya A. Hargate, Mia Moretti, Mandy Moore, Eugenia Costantini, Kathryn Newton, Camille Rowe, Tian Jing and more worldly people like Jean Charles De Castelbajac, Pauline De Drouas, Lucie de la Falaise, Karlie Kloss, Natalia Vodianova, Carla Sozzani, Viola and Vera Arrivabene with photographers Paolo Roversi, Dominique Issermann, Ellen Von Unwerth, Jean Paul Goude.
“To run this great risk of explaining Dior’s high fashion has pushed me the historical moment and the intent to make this world understand the new generations of customers in the world”, explains Maria Grazia Chiuri who worked on black, on nude mixed with the gray cloud of tulle, on the satin made contemporary, on very rare embroideries that are called velor sablè that by now know only two people in the world who tell of an herbarium and a bestiary taken from ancient tapestries. Very beautiful also the jewels of this haute couture Dior designed by Maria Grazia herself between rabbits, griffins and unicorns.