I’ve been hearing a lot lately about an exhibit of Dior, the famous French clothing designer. There were lines waiting to enter, even if you had gotten a ticket for a reserved time online which I had. Some people, even with a ticket, had to wait an hour before entering. It’s getting near to the time when the exhibit is ending and maybe there are fewer people because I arrived early and was let in 20 minutes before my reserved time. The museum, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, was packed with people, and some areas were way to small to see things but it was still worth the time. He was indeed an artistic genius, as were the people who took his place when he died. I’m not a very fashionable person, but I do love looking at beautiful clothing.
I don’t know if this was done by some bored person waiting to enter the exhibit or not but I rather liked it. It was right by the entrance.
This was at the top of the stairs leading into the exhibit. It was done in lights.
I’m watching the TV series, The Crown, so this photo of Princess Margaret wearing a Dior gown on her 21st birthday caught my eye.
Dior loved the form of flowers, and the form of women as well, and many of his designs centered in some way with flowers. One of the exhibit rooms had the whole ceiling covered with flowers. All of the rooms were lovely and the clothing and other items were displayed beautifully and creatively.
A huge display in the last room with golden sparkle lights adding to the feeling.
He did perfume too. Isn’t this display pretty?
A look at some of the bottles of perfume done through the years. My favourite perfume is by Dior called J’adore. Such a lovely fragrance.