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Christian Dior in Paris: big-top showcase of technique and daring

By Jess Cartner-Morley

Maria Grazia Chiuri continues to show there is more to Dior than the full-skirted ‘new look’

In a striped circus tent in Paris, nine pairs of rope-muscled female acrobats twisted and braided around each other until each couple had moved from a standing embrace to a double-height figure, with one woman standing on the shoulders of another. Dressed in custom-made Christian Dior playsuits, they then walked in their teetering pairs to the centre ring, where they rearranged themselves into a human archway for the models who followed them on to the catwalk.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/jan/21/christian-dior-paris-maria-grazia-chiuri