Christian Dior

The Spirit of Perfumes

  • Binding Paperback with flaps
  • Size 22 x 27 cm
  • Pages 200
  • Illustrations 140
  • Language French, English
  • Year 2017
  • ISBN 9788836635825
  • Price € 25,00  € 21,25
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Abstract

The year 1947 was a crucial one for Christian Dior. It was then that the fashion designer simultaneously founded his maison and his perfume factory in Paris. The success of his first essence, Miss Dior, was so outstanding as to leave its permanent mark in history. Ten years later, on 24 October 1957, Christian Dior’s untimely death conferred a new dimension to a decade characterized by an uncommon destiny.
Hence the Musée International de la Parfumerie pays its tribute to this fashion designer-perfumer on the 70th anniversary of Miss Dior and of the New Look.

Foreword by: Olivier Quiquempois

Texts by: Carole Biancalana, Frédéric Bourdelier, Farid Chenoune, Grégory Courderc, François Demachy, Elisabeth de Feydeau, Vincent Leret, Jean-Baptiste Pisano, Lucienne Rostagno, Edmond and Michel Roudnitska

Grasse, Musée International de la Parfumerie, May - October 2017