The new Dior 30 Montaigne : Savoir-Faire


Meet the '30 Montaigne' bag, the new House icon designed by Maria Grazia Chiuri in homage to the historic Paris address where Monsieur Dior founded his couture house in 1946: 30 Avenue Montaigne, still the heart of the House today. With its modern allure, the bag sports the founding couturier’s initials, with its signature discreetly embossed at the back. Starting from the initial sketch, see the various production stages that go into the making of the '30 Montaigne' in this video.

The campaign for Dior Men’s Pre-Fall 2019 collection


Dior’s first Men’s Pre-Fall 2019 collection is now available in our boutiques and on our site! Designed by Kim Jones, this collection is inspired by the modernity of Japan and features fabrics treated with a leading-edge metallization technique that results in iridescent blue and silver. Discover more in this video.

Priyanka Chopra’s Dior haute couture 'Cage' dress for the Met Gala in New York - Savoir-Faire


In this behind-the-scenes video, watch Priyanka Chopra’s Haute Couture tulle 'Cage' dress by Maria Grazia Chiuri for the Met Gala come to life in the Dior ateliers. Paying tribute to Eighties TV shows and boasting a dramatic feathered cape in gradient colors, the incredible ensemble required a mighty 1,500 hours of intricate handiwork by the House’s petites-mains!

The behind-the-scenes of the Dior Fall 2019 Women’s campaign


Discover the story behind the Dior Fall 2019 women’s campaign captured by Hubert Woroniecki and starring house muse Jennifer Lawrence. Hear the actress talking about Maria Grazia Chiuri's craft and inspirations centered on 20th century female artists. Iconic textile artist Sheila Hicks, whose artworks frame the whole campaign, also puts in an appearance!

Diary of the Dior 'Tiepolo Ball' in Venice


In the heart of the fabulous Palazzo Labia, on May 11th Dior celebrated, together with the Venetian Heritage foundation – for its 20th anniversary – the ‘Tiepolo Ball’. Timed to coincide with the opening of the Venice Biennale, the charity dinner and ball, with proceeds going to the restoration and promotion of Venice’s cultural heritage, brought back to life the lavish spirit of the iconic ‘Ball of the Century’ held by Charles de Beistegui in this mythical palace in 1951. Get a taste of the magical event in this video and discover the stunning dresses designed by Maria Grazia Chiuri for this grand occasion, created for a handful of personalities and friends of the House.

The Savoir-Faire behind the Bevilacqua velvet fabric used for the Venetian Tiepolo Ball


This year, for the ‘Tiepolo Ball’ held in Venice, Italy, the House’s Creative Director Maria Grazia Chiuri designed exclusive looks in collaboration with Bevilacqua, a Venetian fabric manufacturer specialized in traditional weaving. Discover the savoir-faire behind the sumptuous masks and dresses in this video!

The making-of Dior ‘Tiepolo Ball’ in Venice


In the heart of the fabulous Palazzo Labia, on May 11th Dior celebrated, together with the Venetian Heritage foundation – for its 20th anniversary – the ‘Tiepolo Ball’. Timed to coincide with the opening of the Venice Biennale, the charity dinner and ball, with proceeds going to the restoration and promotion of Venice’s cultural heritage, brought back to life the lavish spirit of the iconic ‘Ball of the Century’ held by Charles de Beistegui in this mythical palace in 1951. Get a taste of the magical event in this video and discover the stunning dresses designed by Maria Grazia Chiuri for this grand occasion, created for a handful of personalities and friends of the House.

The latest Dior Fall 2019 Women’s Collection


Actress and friend of the House Jennifer Lawrence perfectly captures the modern universe of the Dior Fall 2019 women’s collection, accompanied by a new House icon: the ‘30 Montaigne’ bag, inspired by the historic Paris address where Monsieur Dior founded his couture house in 1946.

Some Hints About the Dior Cruise 2020 Show in Marrakesh


“Culture teaches us to live together, teaches us that we’re not alone in the world, that other people have different traditions and ways of living that are just as valid as our own,” writes Tahar Ben Jelloun in his book ‘Racism Explained to My Daughter’. For the Dior Cruise 2020 show - scheduled for Monday in Marrakesh, at the crossroads of the Mediterranean, Europe and Africa - Maria Grazia Chiuri will unveil a collection celebrating a cultural common ground. Stay tuned to discover the show!

24 hours in Marrakesh with Karlie Kloss for the Dior 2020 Cruise show


Karlie Kloss was one of Dior's special guests for its 2020 Cruise show in Marrakesh. Follow the stunning model on her 24-hour expedition through "The Red City" and discover the richness of Moroccan culture in this video!

Mickalene Thomas and Grace Wales Bonner for the Dior Cruise 2020 collection


For Dior's 2020 Cruise collection, Maria Grazia Chiuri also collaborated with two other creative talents, the designer Grace Wales Bonner and the artist Mickalene Thomas, who reinterpreted an icon of the ‘New Look’, the ‘Bar’ jacket and a skirt. In this video, they discuss their inspirations and their own stories within the collection!

Sumano potteries savoir-faire for Dior Cruise 2020 show décor


For the 2020 Dior Cruise collection by Maria Grazia Chiuri, the House collaborated with Sumano on the show’s décor. This association promotes women’s craft traditions of Moroccan tribes, notably the arts of weaving, vegetal dyeing and painting on pottery. With their culture and unique savoir-faire, local women artisans create veritable pieces of art and are a symbol of power admired by the House and its Creative Director. In this video, take a closer look at the process behind these beautiful ceramics from the north of Morocco!

A conversation between Maria Grazia Chiuri and Adesuwa Aighewi - Dior Cruise 2020 show


Amid the effervescence of the 2020 Dior Cruise show, Artistic Director Maria Grazia Chiuri took a moment to speak with African textile expert Anne Grosfilley and model-filmmaker Adesuwa Aighewi about the this collection's cultural common ground. Among the Artistic Director's favorite quotes is one by author Tahar Ben Jelloun: "Culture teaches us to live together, teaches us that we’re not alone in the world, that other people have different traditions and ways of living that are just as valid as our own." These wise words inspired a collection celebrating what we share.

Discover the collaboration with Monsieur Pathe’O for Dior's 2020 Cruise collection


Maria Grazia Chiuri has always had her heart set on establishing creative exchanges with African cultures. For the Dior 2020 Cruise collection, she chose to collaborate with Pathé Ouédraogo - aka Pathé’O - one of Africa’s leading designers, to create a special shirt in tribute to Nelson Mandela. In his work, Pathé'O supports fashion that is entirely Made in Africa. Take a closer look at this unique and powerful creation and learn more about the emblematic, bold shirt that has come to symbolize the African continent in all its cultural diversity.

Wax print fabrics Savoir-Faire - Dior Cruise 2020 collection


On the occasion of the 2020 Dior Cruise collection, Maria Grazia Chiuri collaborated with Uniwax to create pieces from Wax print fabrics, a highly complex, noble cloth whose roots wind between Europe, Asia and Africa. Representing a meeting of cultures and savoir-faires, Dior codes including toile de Jouy and tarot cards were revisited in the fabrics’ motifs. Take a closer look at the process in this behind-the-scenes video!
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