Christian Dior's sari-inspired dress called "Soirée de Lahore", Autumn/Winter Collection Y-Line 1955, photo by Mark Shaw, Paris.
Cecilia Prado: Dior Miniatures - March 2013
Wool and silk suit - Christian Dior Spring/Summer 1954
Vintage lilac chiffon 50s dress - purple is definitely NOT a color I love, but imagine this in emerald green, sapphire blue or ivory....sigh
Sparkling Drama Rhinestone and Crystal Adorned Black Velvet Evening Go - Dorothea's Closet Vintage
Harper's Bazaar 1956, Lillian Bassman
Christian Dior Evening Dress 1951 from ivory silk satin with polychrome. Flowers were a consistent theme in Dior’s work, often represented by the silhouette of a dress or a floral-patterned fabric. The embroidered flowers on this dress appear to be growing around the wearer’s body: in full bloom at the top of the bodice and trailing off as vines near the hem. Dior’s expression of the overtly feminine silhouette was embraced by magazines like Vogue, whose Paris fashion editor owned this…
Dress Yves Saint Laurent for Dior, 1958 Whitaker Auctions