Director's Foreword / Introduction / Dior in Britain / I The New Look / II The Dior Line / III Dior in Britain / IV Historicism / V Travels / VI The Garden / VII Designers for Dior / VIII The Ateliers / IX The Ballroom / Timeline / Acknowledgements / Photography Credits
Capturing the highlights of the major Victoria and Albert Museum exhibition, Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
Oriole Cullen is curator of Fashion and Textiles at the V&A. Connie Karol Burks is Assistant Curator, Furniture, Textiles and Fashion.
"From breath-taking gowns, to authentic design sketches and phenomenal fashion photography, this enchanting volume celebrating the House of Dior's history is the ideal keep-sake for any haute-couture enthusiast." --Daniela Saunders, 20+ Must- Have Fashion Coffee Table Books, Country & Town House, 24th May 2022, "stunning" --The Observer Magazine, 3rd February 2019, "this companion book is just the ticket if you want to soak up the highlights for years to come" --Daily Mail, 11th January 2019,"From breath-taking gowns, to authentic design sketches and phenomenal fashion photography, this enchanting volume celebrating the House of Dior's history is the ideal keep-sake for any haute-couture enthusiast." --Town and Country, 9th December 2020, "this book is bound to be a hit with any fashion devotee." --The Upcoming, February 2021, "Following the captivating exhibition at the V&A, Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams. Christian Dior by Oriole Cullen shines a spotlight on some of the most celebrated pieces from this legendary fashion house, from 1947 up until the present day. The book explores the history of the House of Dior, from key collaborations to its famous client list." --Love Sewing