Celebrating the House of Christian Dior’s 70th Anniversary-Tues.,Feb.20th,2018@THE ROM
By A.J. Lam and BKonthescene.
Christian Dior’s creations that revived the Paris haute couture industry after the Second World War is at the ROM, with the original exhibition, Christian Dior, presented by Holt Renfrew, and curated by Senior Curator Dr. Alexandra Palmer. It draws from the ROM’s extensive collection from the first ten years of Christian Dior haute couture, 1947 to 1957, to offer insights into the creative process behind the scenes of the fashion industry in Paris during a pivotal time.
Celebrating the House of Christian Dior’s 70th anniversary, Christian Dior features a selection of breathtaking designs from daytime to evening wear for grand occasions, and explores how and why Christian Dior’s iconic designs laid the foundation for the global success of the fashion house.
The closing keynote speaker for The 70 Years of Dior was Florence Müller, co-curator of Christian Dior’s 70th anniversary exhibition in Paris, who explored the works from the House of Dior throughout its seven decades, including the importance of the atelier beyond the mid-twentieth century, and what the future holds for Dior. The exquisitely creative house designers Yves Saint Laurent, John Galliano, and the present designer-Maria Grazia Chivri, are some of the leaders in The House Of Dior, who were showcased during this insightful presentation.
We would like to thank Netta Rondinelli and Wendy VIncent from The ROM for the invitation to this event.