Just as Raf Simons is set to unveil a newly reconfigured take on the iconic codes of Christian Dior comes a glorious three-volume set of books from Assouline to refresh your palette…
With all eyes on Dior and what Mr. Simons will bring to the storied house debuts a look back at one of fashion’s most iconic powerhouses with three volumes dedicated to Dior Fashion, Fine Jewellery & Perfume.
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Recounting the maison’s game-changing history and the revolutionary impact its had on the way different generations of dedicated followers have dressed, the trio pays homage to Christian Dior’s forever-chic takes on high culture, artistry and meticulous workmanship.
“I think of my work as ephemeral architecture, dedicated to the beauty of the female body.” —Christian Dior
With contributions from novelist and L’Officiel de la Mode alumnus Caroline Bongrand and journalist Jérôme Hanover, expect to be taken aback by the visual splendor the house has made an impact throughout the world with since 1947. — Naveed Hussain
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Available in English, French, and Chinese.
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Published on April 25, 2012