Crochet, smocking, patchwork, knit and macramé. For the cruise 2016 collection by Raf Simons for Dior, the House ateliers reinvented their savoir-faire by building on traditional techniques of craftsmanship.

Christian Dior Atelier finishing the weddinggown for Princess Soraya who married the Shah of Iran in The dress consisted of 27 yds of silver lame, feathers and 6000 diamond pieces.

Dior Ateliers, SS 2018.

Dior Ateliers, SS 2018.

lafleurflaneur: “Sophia Loren and her mother Romilda Villani attends a parade Dior atelier in 1974 ”

A glimpse inside Dior's atelier on Avenue Montaigne in Paris where Charlize Theron's dress was on its way to being red carpet ready thanks to the House's Petites Mains. by dior

The French house is preparing to publish a book of photographs that opens the doors to its haute couture ateliers. 'Dior, 30 avenue Montaigne' will be available at Christmas

In our ateliers Maria Grazia Chiuri's ideas are brought to life thanks to the incredible savoir-faire of our petites mains.