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Dior by Dior : The Autobiography of Christian Dior - Christian Dior

Dior by Dior

The Autobiography of Christian Dior

By: Christian Dior, Antonia Fraser (Transcribed by)

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This charming and modest autobiography gives a fascinating and detailed insight into the workings of a great fashion house, while revealing the private man behind the high-profile establishment.

Christian Dior rocketed to fame with his first collection in 1947 when the 'New Look' took the world by storm. A unique portrait of the classic Paris haute couture of the 1950s and offers a rare glimpse behind the scenes. Dior details his childhood in Normandy, the family and friends closest to him, his most difficult years and sudden success, as well as his sources of inspiration and creative processes.

About the Author

Christian Dior (1905-1957) opened his own couture house in 1946, revolutionizing fashion with the 'New Look' and was created a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1950.

'Monsieur Dior's descriptions of the craft, personnel and performances of couture at its grandest are proper reporting from the front line of fashion' The Guardian 'A must-have for any fashionista, this is a delightfully humble account by the creator of Dior' Irish Tatler 'a fascinating insight into the workings of the man and his famous fashion house', Paul Smith, Daily Express

ISBN: 9781851778690
ISBN-10: 1851778691
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 1st October 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.2 x 14.0  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Special edition