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Haute couture 2022: Dior pays tribute to know-how from around the world


Dusty grey, black, white, art deco shapes and virtuoso embroidery… This tribute to craftsmen, from Paris to Bombay, by Maria Grazia Chiuri, reconnects with the pure archetypes of haute couture.

Maria Grazia is often where you least expect her. The house is celebrating the 75th anniversary of Christian Dior's first fashion show? It draws its inspiration from the Art Deco aesthetics of the 1920s. Does competition make Parisian crafts shine? It honors the Chanakya workshops in Bombay, India. Fashion defies the laws of elegance to go on Instagram? She delivers a collection of purity and sensuality that we did not know her. A minimalist glamor in a way, in the service of haute couture workshop work of obvious delicacy and accuracy even to the eyes of the uninitiated.

This time again, the Italian artistic director has entrusted the decoration of her “white box”, erected in the gardens of the Rodin Museum, to artists.

Or rather to the students of the Chanakya School of Craft, who have reproduced in embroidery the most striking works of Indian artists Madhvi and Manu Parekh.

The style of Madhvi, who grew up in a village, is linked…

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Source: lefigaro

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