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Trianon Gray: The Key Color for the House of Dior
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Trianon Gray: The Key Color for the House of Dior

The identity of such an iconic company is also a matter of color – that of Christian Dior is Trianon gray, sometimes called Montaigne gray. The return of a key color in French luxury. The Dior Gray, The color of Beginnings 1947, was the year that Christian Dior purchased 30 Avenue Montaigne. Just a few...

The Tailleur Bar, The Manifestation of Dior
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The Tailleur Bar, The Manifestation of Dior

In 1947, post World War II, Christian Dior sent a waltz to the image of the factory woman-soldier – the woman-flower was born, the Tailleur Bar as a standard. How did Dior‚Äôs Tailleur Bar come about? Christian Dior, alongside the textile manufacturer Marcel Boussac, they were committed to making a “return to an ideal of...

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Poison Girl by Dior

The history of the Poison collection begins in 1985, year when the house at 30 avenue Montaigne released a perfume with a slightly provocative allure. First of all there’s the name: Poison, already a foreboding omen. Then there’s the flask: a concoction captured in an apple-shaped bottle, the very archetype of the forbidden fruit. It...