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Christian Dior was born on January 21, 1905 in the lovely seaside town of Granville, France. The family lived very nicely from the proceeds of the fertilizer business they owned. His father subsidized the art gallery Dior and a friend … Continue reading

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Le dernier cri

Today’s the anniversary of the launch of Christian Dior’s “New Look” in 1947. The suit in the photo is from that collection. This look is reprised decade after decade because it looks fabulous on women. Women were allowed to have hips! … Continue reading

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