Paris is a shop window for luxury and elegance, with the haute couture fashion show for John Galliano's collection for Christian Dior. It's a tribute to the Dior essence, to the fifties and to a contemporary feminine look.
The haute couture show featured revisions of all the brand's iconic looks. The designer wanted to pay tribute to the aristocrat Marie Gruau de la Chesnaie, taking inspiration from René Gruau illustrations of the evolution of fashion over the past few decades.
The color palette includes pastels, on organza, silk and tulle materials in this dreamlike collection. But the dominant color is the iconic Dior red, bringing back a ladylike look. The volumes are magnificent, as are the multi-layered skirts, elaborate cuts that highlight the shoulders and waist, and delicate springtime designs.
To add a final touch of glamor, John Galliano has added some amazing feather and net details in black raffia. This season's Galliano woman is ultra feminine, crowned with a halo of mystery...