The house of Dior in Paris is releasing a book with art publisher
Rizzoli featuring stars past and present in iconic looks by the iconic
designer and his successors. The book does not hit the shelves in the
U.S. until September but LuxuryTickers.Com and The Luxe Life Club is
giving you the first look at the cover and write up NOW!
new Rizzoli hardback art book Stars in Dior ($65) is coming out in
France this May and in the U.S. this September, with a cover featuring
the J'Adore Dior girl herself, Charlize Theron. The book includes photos
of Charlize and Natalie Portman wearing Dior, as well as Old Hollywood
greats Marilyn Monroe and Marlene Dietrich.
It turns out that
couturier to the stars Christian Dior -- and creator of 1947's famed
"New Look" (still part of the Dior aesthetic, a jacket with a tight
waist and peplum worn with a wide full skirt) -- started his career in
1942 as a costume designer. His Paris couture house was eventually
created in 1946, but obviously, Dior had a penchant for dressing film
The book contains 250 photos of film stills,
location shots, photographs, and of course, portraits of actresses
wearing Dior. We don't know if Dior's more recent star models Marian
Cotillard or Mila Kunis are featured, but it's definitely a good
collectible for Hollywood fashion people who love, love, love their
images and often attempt to reinvent them.