vintage everyday: Dior Fur Hat -Paris, 1954. Seen here is model Eugenie Mauffret modeling gown and fur hat from Dior’s Autumn/Winter 1954 Haute Couture, H Line collection. Shaw captured her on the famed Dior stairwell inside 30 Avenue Montaigne.
Christian Dior Haute Couture Autumn/Winter 2016-17
Haute couture is the highest expression
of the fashion industry and it is the highest achievement of any fashion house.
The name literally means “high sewing” as entire collections are made by
hand for a world’s most stylish women. Even though very often price of haute
couture dresses can reach to five or even six figures, couture business makes
little or no profit and that is happening because fashion houses are not making
any shortcuts in production. Everything is aimed to achieve the ultimate
perfection! Unfortunately there are less and less couture houses every year,
but Dior still stands there firmly! This year Christian Dior Couture show
was held in Dior’s headquarters in 30 Avenue Montaigne in Paris 8th District.
Dior’s designers/stylists; Lucie Meier and Serge Ruffieux offered a
minimalist collection exclusively in black and white
colors. While a set of classic orchestra music played live one
familiar melody (only later I recognized a famous song of the 80-ties the
Chauffeur by Duran Duran) models were strolling down the stage in an exquisite