4 Things You Need to Know from the Dior Runway Show
Here it is: one of the most anticipated shows of the season debuting yet another round of ultra-luxe, It-girl-targeted, soon-to-be best-dressed-list-dominating looks. What we have here is the Dior Fall 2017 ready-to-wear collection at Paris Fashion Week and a plethora of noteworthy fashion moments that we just have to share with you.
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It's all about BLUE!
The show materials reminded us that Christian Dior loved the color blue with a quote from the designer: "Among all the colors, navy blue is the only one which can ever compete with black." Blue, the booklet says, was the color du jour in 20th-century painting (think Picasso). So we saw blue everywhere: in the lighting, the suede seats, the music (yes, the blues), and, of course, the clothing. Every. Single. Look. Was. Blue—or had lots of blue in it.
Hoods, hoods, and more hoods
Many of the looks featured deliciously large hoods—on dresses, sweaters, coats. Hoods so big you could fit a medium-sized lunch box inside of it.
Berets aren't just for the French
You heard it here first: Throw out your beanies and get a leather beret. Channel the most French version of yourself and wear it with everything: from a black tie sparkly gown to double denim.
That corset silhouette is here to stay!
You know those chic dresses from Dior's spring collection that basically every celeb wore? Corset top, see-through bodice. Yeah, that shape and style is here to stay—this time in shades of, you guessed it: BLUE. And some princess sparkles.