Earlier this year, the house of Dior announced their biggest exhibition to ever grace Victoria & Albert museum in London, and now they have revealed some of the highlights to expect.
Due to kick off in February next year, the Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams will allow visitors to dive deep into one of the most celebrated fashion houses in the world. Expect couture creations, tributes to Britain and regal portraits including the iconic photograph of Princess Margaret wearing an embroidered tulle dress created for her 21st birthday.
Spanning across 11 sections, the retrospective will start from the ‘New Look’ mastered in 1947 which redefined the female silhouette in a post-war era. That year was also significant for the designer as he launched the debut Miss Dior fragrance, named after his younger sister Catherine. The 70-year old bottle made from Baccarat blue crystal will be one of the highlights for beauty fans.
The exhibition then takes you through the Fifties and Sixties all the way to present day with a closer look at the work of other creative directors like Saint Laurent, John Galliano, Raf Simons and most recently Maria Grazia Chiuri.
Book the whole of February 2 in your diary as you’ll need an entire day to immerse yourself in around 500 objects including 200 rare couture creations, sketches, accessories and photographs. And don’t forget to stop by the gift shop that will stock specially developed Dior products.