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Christian Dior Ruffled Chiffon Dress

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CHRISTIAN DIOR embroidered silk chiffon caftan dress. This dress is made of green silk chiffon embroidered with an oriental inspired design of stylized flowers with glass pellet embellishement Silk lining (full length slip). Beautiful contrast stitching to neckline. Long sleeves which are fitted then flare from lower arm. Ruffle detailing to the bottom of the dress. Label reads CHRISTIAN DIOR Boutique Paris. Marked sizes : FR 38, GB 10, IT 42, D 36, USA 6. Please refer to measurements. Indicative measurements taken laid flat (double bust, waist and hips): length approx. 145 cm (57.09 inches) / bust approx. 29 cm (11.42 inches) / waist approx. 35 cm (13.78 inches) / hips approx. 40 cm (15.75 inches). CLOTHES CONDITION CHART - New or never worn : item is in perfect condition with no noticeable imperfections. - Excellent : item has been worn and may have not more than two minor imperfections (such as for example : faint stains or halos, pulled threads/seams, minor discolorations, etc...) - Good : item has been worn and may have more than two noticeable minor/moderate imperfections (stains, halos, marks, discolorations, micro holes/tears/snags, pulled threads/seams, etc...) - Fair : item has been worn and has noticeable major alterations (such as : stains, halos, holes, snags, tears, marks, discolorations, pulled threads/seams, etc...) Please note that most clothes may have been reviewed by a seamstress. NOTES - This is a preloved vintage item, therefore it might have imperfections. - As a buyer, you are fully responsible for customs duties, other local taxes and any administrative procedures related to imports into the country of destination.


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About Christian Dior (Designer)

Christian Dior (1905–57) was born in Granville, on the Normandy coast, in 1905. His prosperous haute bourgeois parents wanted him to become a diplomat despite his interest in art and architecture. However, they agreed to bankroll an art gallery, which Dior opened in 1928 in Paris with a friend.

This was the start of Dior’s rise in the city’s creative milieu, where he befriended Pablo Picasso and Jean Cocteau. After seven years as an art dealer, Dior retrained as a fashion illustrator, eventually landing a job as a fashion designer for Robert Piguet, and in 1941, following a year of military service, he joined the house of Lucien Lelong. Just five years later, with the backing of industrialist Marcel Boussac, the ascendant Dior established his own fashion house, at 30 avenue Montaigne in Paris. There, the visionary couturier would alter the landscape of 20th century fashion.

Just two years after the end of World War II, the fashion crowd and the moribund haute couture industry were yearning, comme tout Paris, for security and prosperity, desperate to discard the drab, sexless, utilitarian garb imposed by wartime deprivation. They needed to dream anew.

And Dior delivered: He designed a collection for a bright, optimistic future. “It’s quite a revolution, dear Christian!” exclaimed Carmel Snow, the prescient American editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar, famously proclaiming, “Your dresses have such a new look.” The press ran with the description, christening Dior’s debut Spring/Summer haute couture collection the New Look. “God help those who bought before they saw Dior,” said Snow. “This changes everything.”

Dior’s collection definitively declared that opulence, luxury and femininity were in. His skirts could have 40-meter-circumference hems, and outfits could weigh up to 60 pounds. They were cut and shaped like architecture, on strong foundations that molded women and “freed them from nature,” Dior said. Rather than rationing, his ladies wanted reams of fabric and 19-inch waists enforced by wire corsets, and the fashion world concurred. The debut got a standing ovation.

In the subsequent decade, Paris ruled as the undisputed fashion capital of the world, and Christian Dior reigned as its king. With the luxuriously full skirts of his New Look, suits and his drop-dead gorgeous evening dresses and ball gowns worthy of any princess — an expansive collection of which can be found on 1stDibs — Dior gave women the gift of glamour they’d lost in the miserable years of war.

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