While showing seasonal collections through short films can open up a whole new way of creative expression, there is something to be said for the flattening effect that digital formats can have on the pants themselves. shirt. It’s hard to see the depth of tweed or the flowing quality of a chiffon through the two-way screen.
But as regions of the world began to reopen, traditional runway show capabilities returned, and Maria Grazia Chiuri wasted no time taking advantage of the live show. Just a few weeks after introducing Dior’s Cruise 2022 collection in Greece (because fashion is now a non-stop, non-stop machine), Chiuri has come up with 75 even newer ideas for the brand. brand with the fall 2021 couture line.
Of course, if there’s a time when it’s all about crafting, it’s haute couture, darling: The whole point of these bespoke services is to maximize luxury. Here, that means dense tweed with leather details, soft pleated chiffon capes with cup construction, blouses and skirts bursting with delicate feathers. With most looks rendered in simple black, white and camel color palettes, the craftsmanship of couture artisans was able to really stand out (even on a computer screen). . Even the backdrop, by artist Eva Jospin, is hand embroidered. Classy, darling!