That’s right, during the first day of the Paris Fashion Week entirely dedicated to haute couture collections, we had the opportunity to admire the fruit of the creative work of Italian designer Maria Grazia Chiuri, creative director of Dior.
This collection seems to focus on the concept of time. If we think of the time taken in the creation of Haute Couture collections, it seems clear that the imagery of haute couture requires a decidedly different temporal approach than Prêt-à-Porter collections. Haute Couture, as the French fashion house declares, is developed within a true liturgy, something truly unique and unrepeatable.
Today we were able to admire Dior’s emblematic colour nuances on the catwalk, with a tale composed of iconic pieces such as the cape, the stole and the timeless tunics. Furthermore, for the Couture collection, Chiuri collaborated with Marta Roberti, an artist whose work manages to transform the large box in which the fashion show takes place into a sort of art gallery.
“I studied the iconographies of the various goddesses that are almost always associated with animals and I reproduced myself imitating their postures. Initially, I performatively retraced their poses and movements, embodying that strangeness to the point of appropriating it,’ says Roberti.
Some looks from the new Haute Couture collection by Dior
This collection clearly represents a restrained yet extremely elegant aesthetic, endowed with a timeless charm where silhouettes and colors such as white, beige, silver, and light gold intertwine, creating a dance of beauty. Among the classiest details, pearls stand out, symbolizing purity, found in numerous exquisite embroideries, maintaining the image of a woman resembling a muse, almost like a goddess.
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