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Christian principles

Christian Dior was one of the true masters of haute couture. A lavish new exhibition at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum pays tribute to his rich legacy

10th February, 2019
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The ‘Designers for Dior’ section pays tribute to his successors such as John Galliano

In the 1940s, Christian Dior said: “The evening is a time when you can escape the realities of everyday life.” Today, escapism comes in spades at Dior: Designer of Dreams, the recently-unveiled exhibition at London’s V&A. This, reader, is no ordinary design exhibition.

The most comprehensive undertaking by the museum since 2015’s feted Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, it features more than 500 objects set out in a series of...

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