Christian Dior museum in Granville presents the revolution of the New Look and how exception it is to the history of fashion
On February 12th, 1947, Christian Dior revealed his first Haute couture collection in his newly founded House located 30, avenue Montaigne in Paris. He rose to fame the day after the show.
The exhibition “Dior, the Revolution of the New Look” opened up in Granville on June 6th. It offers a journey throughout the Dior universe and its creation from 1947 to 2015, based upon the original momentum of both the "Bar" suit and the New Look.
The exhibition revolves around eighty Haute Couture garments from Christian Dior to Raf Simons, about thirty photographs, around fifty documents, New Look memories, manuscripts, original sketches, Miss Dior perfume bottles, mini-replica of the “Bar” suit, New Look dolls, “suit” patterns and toiles.
Text Miles Socho