Christian Dior

Called the “The most recognized name in fashion", Christian Dior started in the business by selling fashion sketches and did not get his first break until 1938 at 33 . He was hired by Robert Piguet but went to work with Lucien Lelong after his tour of duty in World War II. Dior opened his own house in 1946 and released his first collection in 1947 which featured the “New Look”—soft feminine designs in place of the harsh rationed clothes dictated by the austerity of war. In 1953 Dior hired Yves ... Read More

Christian Dior