Dior news and archive
Dior and Kim Jones design Claridge's annual Christmas tree
Claridge’s on Wednesday unveiled its annual Christmas tree decorations, which this season is in collaboration with Dior’s Artistic Director of menswear, Mr Kim Jones. Called the Celestial Snow Globe, the tree features white toile and holographics, mixing the modern and traditional, as is the story of Dior. On the branches hang baubles in the...
24 Nov 2021
Dior to show men's pre-fall in London
Dior has plans to take its men’s pre-fall collection on the road with a show in London on December 9. This marks Dior’s first major event in London since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The news was reported by WWD. Dior’s history with the U.K. dates to 1947 when the fashion house staged a show that was attended by the Queen Mother and Princess...
10 Nov 2021
Anya Taylor-Joy announced as Dior’s Global Brand Ambassador
Emmy-nominated actor Anya Taylor-Joy has been revealed as Dior’s new global brand ambassador, which will see her showcase the designs and creations of Womenswear creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri and image director of makeup, Peter Philips. Its an announcement that does not come as much of a surprise to fans, as the actor has regularly...
25 Oct 2021
Podcast: Dior Talks discusses the multilayered heritage of Dior
In this episode of Dior Talks, Dior's creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri and biographer Justine Picardie discuss the importance of Christian Dior's relationship with his sister Catherine Dior, covered in Picardie's new book 'Miss Dior: A Story of Courage and Couture.' Listen to the podcast below. Source: Dior Talks via Dior Photo credit: Dior
15 Oct 2021
Dior debuts fitness equipment line in collaboration with Technogym
Luxury fashion house Dior has stepped further into the wellness market, with the release of fitness equipment developed in collaboration with sports specialists Technogym. The line supplements the house’s recent Dior Vibe collection, an elegant sportswear range designed by Maria Grazia Chiuri for the Dior 2022 Cruise show. The Dior and Technogym...
5 Oct 2021
Post-lockdown innovation dominates Paris fashion week SS22
Paris Fashion Week wraps up Tuesday after nine days of innovative experiments that showed how the industry is embracing technology and new approaches for a post-pandemic future. While many fashion houses stuck to online presentations, the biggest names such as Dior, Balenciaga and Stella McCartney -- even Yves Saint Laurent, which had been first...
5 Oct 2021
In Paris, fashion week turns a confident new leaf
With Paris fashion week firmly underway as the last leg of global fashion month, a confidence in the collections and business conducted off runway signal a turning tide and new direction. Saint Laurent was especially confident, delivering upbeat newness with Anthony Vaccarello having allegedly spent months refining the glorious new shoulder...
29 Sep 2021
Dior goes sporty in post-pandemic burst of colour
Paris - The coronavirus pandemic has triggered a radical change at one of France’s oldest brands, with Dior tapping a 1960s vibe for a sporty, vividly colourful return to the Paris catwalk on Tuesday. Dior’s 2022 spring-summer women’s collection reflected a world that had learned the value of the exercise and yearned for a bit of playful “...
28 Sep 2021
New York exhibition celebrates Dior's American influence
New York - Christian Dior’s hit exhibition tracing the history of the legendary French fashion house opens in New York this week with an American twist after record-breaking attendances in Paris and London. “Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams” premieres at the Brooklyn Museum on Friday and features more than 300 haute couture dresses as well as...
9 Sep 2021
Dior kicks off two-year partnership with Paris Saint-Germain
French fashion house Dior will provide the official wardrobe for the Paris Saint-Germain football team for the next two seasons. The partnership marks the first time that Dior has teamed up with a sports club and will see the French fashion house providing casual and formalwear for the football players, including Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr. To...
6 Sep 2021
Luxury brands return to live show format at Paris Fashion Week
Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Dior, Hermès, Balenciaga, Givenchy, Chloe and Rick Owens are just some of the brands returning to physical shows formats at Paris Fashion Week later this month. A total of 37 brands will host live shows with audiences during the womenswear ready-to-wear calendar from 27 September to 5 October. France’s fashion federation,...
1 Sep 2021
Colour report: Neons are illuminating fashion's future
Neon lights are often associated with 90s raves, the arts, subculture and ubiquitous storefront signs. They hit peak popularity between 1920 and 1960, when streets were aglow and neons marked a business’s wares and services, everything from clothing at department stores to louche nightclubs in back alleyways. But the colour neon and buzzy...
20 Aug 2021