Dior by Dior

Dior by Dior : The Autobiography of Christian Dior

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Christian Dior rocketed to fame with his first collection in 1947 when the 'New Look' took the world by storm. This charming and modest autobiography gives a fascinating and detailed insight into the workings of a great fashion house, while revealing the private man behind the high-profile establishment. It is also a unique portrait of the classic Paris haute couture of the 1950s and offers a rare glimpse behind the scenes. Dior details his childhood in Granville, the family and friends closest to him, his most difficult years and sudden success, as well as his sources
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Product details

  • Hardback | 194 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 25mm | 408g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Deluxe
  • 1851778691
  • 9781851778690
  • 67,436

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'Monsieur Dior's descriptions of the craft, personnel and performances of couture at its grandest are proper reporting from the front line of fashion' The Guardian 'A must-have for any fashionista, this is a delightfully humble account by the creator of Dior' Irish Tatler 'a fascinating insight into the workings of the man and his famous fashion house', Paul Smith, Daily Express
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About Christian Dior

Christian Dior (1905 - 1957) was born in Granville, Normandy. He opened his own couture house in 1946, revolutionizing fashion with the 'New Look' and was created a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1950.
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198 ratings
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