'Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams' Lands In New York

by SHOWstudio on 10 September 2021

The landmark fashion exhibition travels from Paris to the Brooklyn Museum this September.

The landmark fashion exhibition travels from Paris to the Brooklyn Museum this September.

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, the blockbuster fashion exhibition tracking the history of the iconic French fashion house that first opened in 2017 at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, is heading to New York with a whole 'new look'.

Installation shot, 'Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams', Brooklyn Museum, photograph Paul Vu

Curators Florence Müller and Matthew Yokobosky have added works from the Brooklyn Museum's collection to the extensive exhibition, which covers over 70 years of Dior womenswear, from Dior himself through to the Marc Bohan, Raf Simons and Maria Grazia Chiuri eras.

Installation shot, 'Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams', Brooklyn Museum, photograph Paul Vu

Shortly after causing shockwaves in European fashion in 1947 with his 'New Look' silhouette, Monsieur Dior crossed the Atlantic to make his mark. Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, which has travelled to London, Shanghai and Chengdu, will now be reimagined in the context of the American dream.

Installation shot, 'Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams', Brooklyn Museum, photograph Paul Vu

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