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1947, Christian Dior Fashion Show, featuring a dress with inverted flower design. (Photo by Pat English//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Christian Dior Fashion Show, featuring a dress with inverted flower design. (Photo by Pat English//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Dior fashion show, Paris, 1948

1948 - Mark Kauffman Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images Caption from LIFE. "Latest Dior dresses, now being shown to buyers, show marked Edwardian trend. White evening dress above has old-fashioned corset cover top.

Dior fashion photographed by Sabine Weiss, 1958.

Victoire Doutreleau by Sabine Weiss ~ 1958 ~ Yves Saint Laurent for Dior dress & Roger Vivier for Dior shoes

ArtchiArty

ArtchiArty

A Dior show in Paris in 1948, when the New Look was all the rage and a timid, middle-aged, insignificant-looking little Frenchman astonished and thrilled the couture world.  Christian Dior

Designer Christian Dior in his Paris salon, 1948 (LIFE With Dior: Rare Photos From the Birth of the ‘New Look’)

That Kind Of Woman

Haute Couture dressmakers at work / Many hands make light work / (fyi the proverb, recorded in English early in a knightly romance Sir Bevis of Hampton. It appears in most all proverb collections from 1546 on.

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