Maria Grazia Chiuri never really takes a break. Two weeks after her African-inspired Christian Dior cruise show in Marrakech, Chiuri designed the costumes for a phantasmagorical performance at the Tiepolo Ball in Venice.
If any senior LVMH executive is looking very smart these days it surely is Pietro Beccari, the CEO of Christian Dior Couture, who just oversaw his house’s path-breaking cruise 2020 collection runway show in Marrakech.
Ahead of Dior's cruise show in Marrakech, FashionNetwork.com caught up with the label's women’s creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri in Paris for a freewheeling conversation on fashion, fantasy, fabrics and feminism.
A key element in Christian Dior’s Marrakech cruise show was the innovative use of wax. Dior designer Maria Grazia Chiuri first got the idea after reading Wax & Co, a brilliant history of the material by Anne Grosfilley.
Welcome to the era of 'inclusive fashion'. Christian Dior presented its latest cruise in Marrakech on Monday night; an African-inspired collection, much of it made locally, and many looks featuring work by local talents.
LVMH is one of France’s most valuable groups, and chairman Bernard Arnault is Europe’s richest man, yet the luxury baron insisted on Thursday at the annual shareholders meeting that it's really just a family affair.
Fashion is rocking Milan for the Furniture Fair, with Dior’s gala at Antonia, Armani's for the Tadao Ando exhibition, and countless parties, cocktail evenings and installations, like those by Tod’s and Vogue Italia.
Milan expects to host nearly 500,000 visitors on April 8-14 for the huge, city-wide event, an incredible opportunity for fashion and luxury labels to present countless projects and special initiatives.