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Victoria & Albert Pubs
06 May 2019
Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History of fashion
Capturing the highlights of the major Victoria and Albert Museum exhibition, Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, this stunning souvenir celebrates the House of Dior from its foundation in 1947 to the present day. Haute-couture gowns by Christian Dior and the illustrious creative directors who followed him -Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferre, John Galliano, Bill Gaytten, Raf Simons and Maria Grazia Chiuri-are showcased here, each described by Oriole Cullen and atmospherically photographed by Laziz Hamani.
By:   Oriole Cullen, Connie Karol Burks
Photographs by:   Hamani Laziz
Imprint:   Victoria & Albert Pubs
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 300mm,  Width: 230mm, 
ISBN:   9781851779901
ISBN 10:   1851779906
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   06 May 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Oriole Cullen is curator of Fashion and Textiles at the V&A. Connie Karol Burks is Assistant Curator, Furniture, Textiles and Fashion at the V&A.

Reviews for Christian Dior

Following the captivating exhibition at the V&A, Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams. Christian Dior by Oriole Cullen shines a spotlight on some of the most celebrated pieces from this legendary fashion house, from 1947 up until the present day. The book explores the history of the House of Dior, from key collaborations to its famous client list. -- Love Sewing stunning -- --The Observer Magazine, 3rd February 2019 this companion book is just the ticket if you want to soak up the highlights for years to come -- --Daily Mail, 11th January 2019 Praise for Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams: it is an unashamed celebration of Christian Dior's joie de vivre Will Gompertz, BBC Arts Editor breath-taking celebration of haute couture and a welcome escape from reality Rebecca Gonsalves, Culture Whisper


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