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Dior Glamour by Mark Shaw unfolds a decade of Parisian fashion world
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Dior Glamour by Mark Shaw unfolds a decade of Parisian fashion world

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All those Dior fans, whose pockets hesitate to splurge on haute couture collection from the house of Dior, can satiate their desire by grabbing a copy of Dior Glamour.

The above image features the cover of the volume along with a 1955 dress, Autumn-Winter 1954 Haute-Couture collection, H line.

Dior_Glamour_7This photograph emanates the elegance of the Romance dress, Spring-Summer 1960 Haute Couture collection, Silhouette de demain line.

The book is a collector’s edition that features renowned fashion photographer Mark Shaw’s photographs, allowing a sneak peek inside the world of Dior from 1952-1962. Tracing a decade full of glamour, Shaw has captured behind-the-scenes fittings, salon shoots, runway shows along with editorial-style photographs of models and actresses posing in Dior’s ballgowns and day-suits. The tome also features some of the first fashion photographs ever shot in color and a rare moment showing Christian Dior spot-checking a model before a salon-style preview. A collection of many never-before-seen pictures, the book contains more than 140 rich black-and-white and color photographs.

Dior_Glamour_2This one portrays an evening dress, Autumn-Winter 1953 Haute Couture collection, Vivante line.

Dior_Glamour_3Take a look at the chic outfit from Autumn-Winter 1953 Haute Couture collection, Vivante line.

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Dior_Glamour_4Dior_Glamour_5This colorful image shows a model lounging in ensemble from the Spring-Summer 1960 Haute Couture collection, Silhouette de demain line.

Dior_Glamour_8Watch out for the iconic Kouka modeling Bohan’s wedding dress in Dior’s Grand Salon. 

Enter the world of Christian Dior by grabbing this collectible hardcover book with text by Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni and preface by Lee Radziwill. The Dior Glamour by Mark Shaw is up for $115 at Rizzoli.



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