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Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Christian Dior’s Childhood Home in Normandy

CHRISTIAN DIOR &GRANVILLE

This spring THE M– USÉE CHRISTIAN DIOR, located in Normandy in the couturier’s childhood home invites you to celebrate the house’s 70th anniversary with  CHRISTIAN DIOR AND GRANVILLE: THE SOURCE OF THE LEGEND, RUNNING FROM 8 APRIL TO 24 SEPTEMBER 2017.

 “THE SOURCE OF THE LEGEND”

CHRISTIAN DIOR &GRANVILLE “THE SOURCE OF THE LEGEND”AMBER VALLETA INSPIRED BY RENOIR ENSEMBLE HAUTE COUTURE AH 2007 COLLECTION DIOR HERITAGE, PARIS ©LAZIZ HAMANI

The exhibition focuses on the couturier’s childhood.  THE M– USÉE CHRISTIAN DIOR, this year pays tribute to a period in the designers life that would set the stage for his future in fashion. Incorporating his work and the designers that continued his legacy under the house.   

Anna Mikhaylik inspired by Seurat dress - Haute Couture AW 2007 , Collection Dior Heritage, Paris ©Laziz Hamani

HE KEPT “THE SWEETEST AND MOST WONDERFUL MEMORIES”, HE WROTE IN HIS MEMOIRS, BEFORE EXCLAIMING: “WHAT CAN I SAY? MY LIFE, MY STYLE OWE ALMOST EVERYTHING TO ITS LOCATION AND ITS ARCHITECTURE.”

Dio Family at Villa des Rhumbs gardens, 1912 ©Christian Dior Museum

The homage to the designer is curated by the Fashion Historian FLORENCE MÜLLER.  THE EXHIBITION CHRISTIAN DIOR AND GRANVILLE: THE SOURCE OF THE LEGEND, is a dialogue that involves  CHRISTIAN DIOR’S childhood home and is designs produced in his Couture House, over many years marrying his past and his style.  

Dior Family at Villa des Rhumbs terrace ,1912 ©Christian Dior Museum

Each room takes on an era of his fashion evolution.  He has a passion for Japanese exotisim and a room his dedicated to this period. You will have to visit for yourself to see the plethora of images, sketches and clothing.

Le Soleil dress, RTW Spring Summer 2017 © Dior

REFERENCE TODAY… CHRISTIAN DIOR M– USEUM AND GARDEN

VILLA LES RHUMBS

1 RUE D’ESTOUTEVILLE

50400 GRANVILLE

PHONE NUMBER: +332 33 61 48 21 – M– USEE@M– USEECHRISTIANDIOR.FR WWW.M– USEE-DIOR-GRANVILLE.COM

OPENING HOURS: FROM 10AM TO 6:30PM

 

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