(Re)discover this exceptional story thanks to the Christian Dior 1949 ‘Haute Couture’ documentary, directed by Henri A. Lavorel, which notably reveals the secrets of 30 Avenue Montaigne and the creation of its icons, offering an extraordinary introduction to the founding couturier’s “kingdom of dreams” from the comfort of your home.
“Whatever you do – whether for work or pleasure – do it with passion! Live with passion,” wrote Christian Dior. With the founding of his House in 1947, defined by the New Look revolution, he transformed his dreams into irresistible creations and his visionary spirit enhanced the beauty of women around the world. “Couturiers embody one of the last refuges of the marvelous. They are, in a way, masters of dreams,” he stated in his autobiography.
Go behind the scenes of the Fall 1949 haute couture collection designed by Monsieur Dior and comment in real time on the virtuoso and captivating creations, as narrated by the couturier himself.