delish dior

Today I felt like something fabulous. Something beyond the best. Something from a dream. So, where did I look? Dior Couture, naturalment. It did not disappoint. John Galliano is a magician. He is known not only for his exquisite garments, but also as a showman without equal. But this particular collection he chose to show at the Avenue Montainge atelier in Paris. So retro. So intimate. So Carmel Snow (it was she who dubbed the Dior 1947 collection the New Look). I remember one time when I was in Paris with an afternoon to myself I made the trip to fashion mecca, Avenue Montaigne. I took a half-dozen photos of the Dior doorway (and this was before digital). That Dior dove grey is on my love-it-forever list. But enough rambling. Here's what I'm talking about:

 

 

 

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