Monday, July 2, 2012

Dior Celebrates Raf Simons




Christian Dior is in the mood to celebrate, especially after Raf Simons took center stage with   a brilliant  fashion collection for Dior.
Ever since last year’s dismissal of John Galliano, the house has been looking for a new, stronger direction.
In Simons’ triumphant offering — which modernized the cinched waisted New Look — it would seem they’ve found it.
Haute couture is an artisan-based method of making clothes that dates back over 150 years.
The highly expensive garments, shown in collections in Paris twice a year, are bought by a core group of no more than 100 rich women around the world


Fashion had seen nothing like it for years. Outside in the street, there was hysteria. Inside, the industry's great and good—Ala├»a, Elbaz, Jacobs, Theyskens, Tisci, Van Assche, Versace, von Furstenberg—gathered to see Raf Simons debut his first haute couture collection for Christian Dior.  As the man himself said, "A shift is happening." Congratulation Raf!