John Galliano for Christian Dior Haute Couture, Autumn 1997 two piece suit of gray wool tweed. The jacket peplum is padded and references the jackets of Dior's New Look of 1947. Worn with a choker made of 35 rings of silver. From the collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute.
Last summer, Russian designer Ulyana Sergeenko famously showed up in Paris to show her Haute Couture collection. Despite a formal invitation from France’s Fédération Française de la Couture, the designer returned in January, with a gorgeous fairy tale-inspired collection of bustles, ballgowns, embroidered details and more. Here is the lookbook shot by photographer Nickolas Sushkevich.