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WELCOME MAY! …and a handful of lilies of the valley

Happy Sunday, it’s Labour Day but I want to welcome May with a postcard from Parnassus…

…for you!

 All the  forms live through Space and Time: they flow along centuries and arts; they dwell in ideas and flourish in details.

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CHRISTIAN DIOR, “Muguet” dress, white cotton organdie embroidered with lily-of-the-valley bellflowers, Haute Couture “Libre” Coll., Spring Summer 1957 (full image and detail- Source:Pinterest) –  JACQUELINE RYAN, “Sea brooch”, gold and enamel, 2008 [courtesy of The Scottish Gallery]

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A presto!

Nichka

 

Annunci

MAI, MOI ET MONSIEUR D. | Welcome May!

HAPPY MAY DAY!  | BUON PRIMO MAGGIO!

We would like  to welcome May with an  ideal escapade at Granville, chez Monsieur Dior and his fabulous  scented garden , full of roses, forget-me-not and, of course, lilies-of-valley…

Enjoy this métissage dedicated to a legendary coutourier: an artist IS always his/her oeuvre.

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From Left:  Christian Dior, “MAY”, evening dress- 1954, courtesy of Met Museum   ♦    F. Chenoune – Ph. Thiebaut – B. Jeauffray-Mairet, DIOR IMPRESSIONS. The Inspiration and influence of Impressionism at the House of Dior, Rizzoli Publishing ♦        Christian Dior, “LILY OF THE VALLEY”, dress- 1953        ♦      METTE SAABYE, “Forget-me-not”, brooch- 2002 ♦

WEB LENS:  The Met Museum, Musée Dior Granville; Mette Saabye, Rizzoli Publishing.       Read  more on Monsieur Dior via Rizzoli Usa

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House of Dior, White Orchids at Haute Couture Runaway Fall 2014- creative Director RAF SIMONS

A presto!

nichka