Controversy, frivolity mark day one of Paris Fashion WeekJanuary 26, 2023 GMT
PARIS (AP) — The pioneering Black performer Josephine Baker — who left the United States to find global fame in Paris in the 1920s — was Dior’s muse for an old school spring couture collection of archetypal classicism.
Dior does folklore in Paris couture, riffing on Ukraine artJuly 4, 2022 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Images of traditional embroideries and floral paintings adorned the walls of Dior’s celebrity-laden runway homage to Ukraine as Paris' four-day Couture Week kicked off Monday.
The set, from Ukrainian artist Olesia Trofymenko, was the starting point for designer Maria Grazia Chiuri who returned this season to the atelier’s needle-and-thread.
Dior reimagines feminist fashion in history in Paris showMarch 1, 2022 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Dior’s affirmed feminist designer Maria Grazia Chiuri used the male gaze, as reflected in female oil portraits across the centuries, to make a fashion statement on female empowerment and subjugation.
Dior celebrates couture craft, as maskless Delevingne irksJanuary 24, 2022 GMT
PARIS (AP) — The atelier — the workshop of hands — took the Dior center stage on Monday for a refined show on the first day of Paris couture week, which aims to elevate the work of the house’s behind-the-scenes seamstresses.
Paris ready-to-wear makes comeback with Dior, Saint LaurentSeptember 28, 2021 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Paris Fashion Week is back after a coronavirus-related hiatus. The high fashion world went mainly digital for a year over the pandemic, but big hitters like Chanel, Hermes and Louis Vuitton are finally returning to the live runway this season.
Dior invokes #MeToo in feminist-inspired fashion showFebruary 25, 2020 GMT
“Consent, Consent, Consent” flashed the neon set lights at Dior's latest ready-to-wear show in Paris...
Paris couture climbs Mount Olympus, plumbs marine depthsJanuary 20, 2020 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Female empowerment, controversies about race, and designs that plunged to the depths of the seas then climbed Mount Olympus were among themes to grace Paris Couture Week on its drama-filled first day...
Dior’s Chiuri channels black in Paris, receives top honorJuly 1, 2019 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Dior went back to the essential architecture of dressmaking, and the late designer's penchant for black, for a brooding display Monday of archetypally couture gowns.
Looking on inside the Parisian house's design studios on Avenue Montaigne were Gal Gadot and Shailene Woodley, who waited for the tardy couple Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas, as actress Elisabeth Moss spoke to The Associated Press about women's empowerment.
A shimmering night in Dubai as Dior shows its haute coutureMarch 18, 2019 GMT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Under a large circus-style tent, Dior showcased its latest haute couture collection to a crowd of Mideast-based fashionistas, social media figures, celebrities, buyers, designers and editors Monday night...
Dior celebrates sisterhood, ‘impertinent’ girls in ParisFebruary 26, 2019 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Designer Maria Grazia Chiuri once again celebrated feminism and sisterhood in her collection for Christian Dior at Paris Fashion Week, delving into the independent youth subculture styles of 1950s Britain.