Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Vintage Christian Dior

I've always loved the designs of Christian Dior.  The 1947 "New Look" blew my young mind the first time I saw it.  I recently came across some wonderful vintage Life Magazine photographs of the designer and some of his stunning work, and I just had to share them!

Dior in his work room in 1947
Designs from 1957
1954, outside a Paris cafe a model wears matching check coat and spats
tailored wool day dress, year unknown
Dior in his work room with assistant preparing for the spring 1957 collection
A classic Dior suit from 1951
Dior models pose outside the Kremlin, 1959

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