its closure, in January 2018, the exhibition “Christian Dior: couturier’s dream” at the Musée des arts décoratifs in Paris had a record attendance, with more than 708 000 visitors. It is not surprising that the exhibition crossed the Channel and settled in London, at the Victoria & Albert Museum, until July. If the scenography retraces always the 70 year-old house on the avenue Montaigne, through its founder and artistic directors having succeeded him (Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons and Maria Grazia Chiuri), it renews the majority of outfits and accentuates the story that Dior maintains with the United Kingdom in a dedicated room. Highlight of the exhibition, the dress worn by princess Margaret for the official portrait of his 21-year-old in 1951. “This famous drawing of Cecil Beaton belongs to us and we have the chance to show the general public the original robe, lent by the London Museum, says Oriole Cullen, …

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