House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture comes to NGV in 2017

 

In a Melbourne exclusive, and to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the House of Dior, the National Gallery of Victoria will present the never-before-seen exhibition The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture at NGV International from 27 August to 7 November, 2017.

The exhibition will feature a sumptuous display of over 140 garments from Christian Dior Couture designed between 1947 and 2017.

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The House of Dior exhibition – the biggest retrospective ever held in Australia – will narrate the rich history of the fashion house, from Christian Dior’s early influences, the design codes synonymous with the fashion house, and the milestones of the six successive designers to follow after Christian Dior’s sudden death in 1957, including Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons and Maria-Grazia Chiuri, who was appointed in 2015, becoming the first woman at the head of the couture house.

The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture will be at NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Australia from 27 August to 7 November 2017. Tickets are on sale now.

 

Pictured at top: Christian Dior models arriving in Australia for the presentation of the autumn−winter 1957 haute couture collection, Christian Dior’s last collection, at Myer Mural Hall in Australia, November 1957 All rights reserved.

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