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.

This week under the sun and the clouds of Paris at the Musée Rodin for the high fashion show of winter 2018-2019.

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 “.

Christian Dior – Haute Couture 2018 Autumn/Winter from Diego Cadena on Vimeo.

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.

Hülya Karahan