Maria Grazia Chiuri, who likes to collaborate with women artists and intellectuals to illustrate her feminist cause at Dior, immerses us in the world of embroidery. This season Dior appreciates a physical fashion show, where the guests could admire closely the walls decorated with a life-sized landscape artwork of the French artist Eva Jospin. The walls are all hand-embroidered, designed in collaboration with the craftsmen of the Chanakya workshops and the Chanakya School of Craft in Mumbai, India.
Chiuri expresses through this collection that embroidery is not only a decorative technique but also the result of long-term work and reminds us that it plays with our senses, such as sight and in particular touch. A relevant process in the context where the virtual dominates with the digital generation.
As in the previous Cruise collection, we follow the common thread to design first women silhouettes dressed for daywear, to get out and feel comfortable, even on the move. Stay warm in beautiful tweed coats and dresses and keep stylish as the temperatures drop. The Dior's waist is still present, a signature since the New Look in 1947, but in a more comfortable way, such as the great Bar Suits, worn with wide-leg pants and the hem above the ankle. One of the high-level sophistication of Dior’s ateliers with their "savoir-faire."
The collection is also a rich diversity of textile designs, to feel the different textures with sight. It creates a progressive contrast from the tweeds and wools to the smooth silks and mousselines used for the evening dresses with a beautiful closing with the transparent green wedding dress, for the women going beyond the traditional codes.