Dior

Dior

It was here, in Avenue Montaigne, the epicentre of French luxury, that Christian Dior founded his famous brand in 1946. The label has never stopped reinventing itself over the years, but one constant has remained: its style!
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Christian Dior (1905-1957) is one of greatest designers of all time and his dazzling, pioneering talent make him the very embodiment of the French couturier. He came to fashion late, after a career as a gallery owner, and his first collection, presented in February 1947, instantly made a splash in the gloomy post-war years. His fresh, nature-inspired Corolla dress, with its nipped-in waist and generous curves, provided such a stark contrast with the prevailing climate of the age that it became the symbol of the “new look”. The designer, who died too young, was to remain at the helm of his label for only ten years, but all of his collections made quite an impact, and a series of talented successors continued his legacy, each of them in turn revolutionising fashion in their respective decades: Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons, Maria Grazia Chiuri

The Avenue Montaigne store, where the label was born, is the best place to appreciate Dior’s know-how in clothing, fragrances, accessories, leather goods and shoes. Its exceptional refinement, luxury materials and sumptuous execution are spellbinding.

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30 avenue Montaigne
75008 Paris 8ème

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    All year round between 10 am and 7 pm.

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