Take a walk through the Christian Dior museum of couture in Patrick Demarchelier’s latest book ‘Dior Couture’ (Rizzoli). Admire the beautiful works of art made in the Dior ateliers from 1947 to 2011. Demarchelier remarked, “When you’re a fashion photographer, you must inspire a dream. With Dior Haute Couture, the dream is already there.” Featuring roughly over 100 iconic gowns from the house’s haute couture archives — the 240-page visual masterpiece includes pieces by Dior himself, and by his successors, Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, and John Galliano.
Shot in stunning locations such as Shanghai, New York, and Paris the glorious book features the following top models Karlie Kloss, Gemma Ward, Gisele Bündchen, Natalia Vodianova, Magdalena Frackowiak and Sasha Pivovarova. The opening photograph pays tribute to the marvelous craftsmanship of couture dressmaking, featuring Dior ateliers assembled in front of the house on the famed avenue Montaigne.
A stunning visual collaboration between legendary French fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier and Interview magazine editor Fabien Baron, with a special foreword by American artist Jeff Koons, ‘Dior Couture’ is a must-have in your fashion library.