(L) A 1955 ensemble by Christian Dior that belonged to the Duchess of Windsor
(R) A 2003 couture look by John Galliano that belonged to the Duchess of Windsor
On November 15th, for two months in Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing there will be a Christian Dior inspires exhibition which will feature more than 20 specially commissioned works — many of them large scale — alongside some of the Dior originals that inspired them, from archival dresses by the founding couturier and John Galliano to fine jewelry by Victoire de Castellane, men’s wear by Kris Van Assche, perfumes and accessories.
You are probably think that this is random and not relevant. But I am just posting that because I am in love with the dress(?!) on the left. The volumn, the texture and the pattern. I know the whole Lolita is inspired by Victorian era, but can’t we add some Asian favor, have those Kimono or Chinese print fabric?