Christian Dior Couture Fall 2014

I’m not sure I can really put a finger onto what Raf Simons does for Dior. There are his bold geometric silhouettes and bright colours present in most collections, but I’ve yet to really grasp what the big story is. The beginning of this show was a clean, modern Dior with period references, but later on it turns into a more casual collection. Althogh there are a lot of beautiful pieces, I feel like there is too much to take in.

I love…

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that this could be a tank wedding dress with pockets.



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the return of the modesty panel. And the dress is gorgeous!

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a big blue coat.

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when the detailing and finishes look like haute couture.

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this silhouette. But does this outfit feel more like ready to wear?

I loathe…

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bulky jumpsuits that look like something a glitzy painter would wear.

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utility pants, especially when they are couture.

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gimmicks, like when it looks like you stole the dress and the ink security tag exploded onto it.

Images from Vogue.com.