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“The detail is as important as the essential is. When it is inadequate, it destroys the whole outfit.” — Christian Dior

A couple of years ago, I went to an exhibition called The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture, at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne.

I doubt anyone could ever call me a fashionista, but I do love beautiful things — and that¬† exhibition was a feast of beautiful things.

“A dress is a piece of ephemeral architecture, designed to enhance the proportions of the female body.” — Christian Dior

Understandably, the gallery lighting wasn’t great for photography,¬† but I hope these few images can convey some of the design genius and attention to detail that has made the House of Dior famous.

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Close up shot of gold women's glove with gold and red dragon design and braclet and red/gold dress -- on mannequin at exhibition 'Dior: 70 Years of Haute Couture', National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. Image: Su Leslie, 2017

Detail of dress and glove, exhibited at ‘Dior: 70 Years of Haute Couture’, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. Image: Su Leslie, 2017

In Melbourne last week I visited the exhibition, The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture, at the National Gallery of Victoria.

Here’s a little peek at the one of the exhibits.

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