Since the French Maison was founded in 1947, his creations have been captured by the objectives of the best photographers in the world. The author Jérôme Gautier focuses his perspective of the most emblematic creations from the first days of the magnificent Christian Dior, published by Thames & Hudson publisher.

Willy Vanderperre, 2012. Christian Dior Haute Couture by Raf Simons, autumn-winter 2012Book cover

1947 es un año en el cual coinciden algunos de los acontecimientos importantes para el diseñador; nació el estilo New Look, fue fotografiado por Irving Penn y fue la primera vez que Richard Avedon viajó a París para inmortalizar las creaciones de la Maison. A través de los objetivos de estos prestigiosos fotógrafos nació una nueva silueta diseñada por Dior.

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Through these pages, images of great photographers review the history of his art and the Maison. The reader travels through the halls of the Avenue Montaigne, 30 by popular artists such as Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton or Willy Vanderperre, then they visit the atelier with Patrick Demarchelier.

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Thanks to iconic images of Irving Penn, Norman Parkinson and William Klein the evolution of the silhouettes and art of posing of Dior is perceived. These lead into contemporary photos of Mario Testino, Mario Sorrenti Inez & Vinoodh, Luciana Val & Franco Musso and David Sims.

 Albert Watson, 1989. Christian Dior Haute Couture by Gianfranco Ferre¦ü, autumn-winter 1989

Albert Watson, 1989. Christian Dior Haute Couture by Gianfranco Ferré, autumn-winter 1989

Each photographer captures the creations of Christian Dior and his successors (Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferre, John Galliano and Raf Simons). Through this book we get to know the muses of the Maison, from Mitzah Bricard, portrayed by Cecil Beaton, to Marion Cotillard by Jean-Baptiste Mondino or Tim Walker.

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Henry Clarke, 1952. Christian Dior Haute Couture, autumn-winter 1952

Through this publication the links between the revolutionary silhouette of Diorare perceived with the ingenious vision of the photographers of yesterday and today.