Top 67 Quotes & Sayings by Christian Dior

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Christian Dior

Christian Ernest Dior was a French fashion designer, best known as the founder of one of the world's top fashion houses Christian Dior SE, which is now owned by parent company LVMH. His fashion houses are known all around the world, specifically "on five continents in only a decade" (Sauer). He was the second child of a family of seven, born to Maurice Dior and Madeleine Martin, in the town of Granville.

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From his very first works, it was clear that Henri Sauguet would bring spontaneity, romance, and a nonacademic approach back to modern music.
Bright reds - scarlet, pillar-box red, crimson or cherry - are very cheerful and youthful. There is certainly a red for everyone.
We were emerging from the period of war, of uniforms, of women-soldiers built like boxers. I drew women-flowers, soft shoulders, fine waists like liana and wide skirts like corolla.
On vacation, you can wear all the colorful and casual clothing that you like, but you must always be elegant. — © Christian Dior
On vacation, you can wear all the colorful and casual clothing that you like, but you must always be elegant.
Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.
Colour is what gives jewels their worth. They light up and enhance the face. Nothing is more elegant than a black skirt and sweater worn with a sparkling multi-stoned necklace.
All I required to be happy was friendship and people I could admire.
Deep in every heart slumbers a dream, and the couturier knows it: every woman is a princess.
Women are most fascinating between the ages of 35 and 40 after they have won a few races and know how to pace themselves. Since few women ever pass 40, maximum fascination can continue indefinitely.
Haute couture is like an orchestra, for which only Balenciaga is the conductor. The rest of us are just musicians, following the directions he gives us.
I wanted to be considered a good craftsman. I wanted my dresses to be constructed like buildings, molded to the curves of the female form, stylizing its shape.
White is pure and simple and matches with everything.
You can never really go wrong if you take nature as an example.
Finally, everything that has been part of my life, whether I wanted it to or not, has expressed itself in my dresses. — © Christian Dior
Finally, everything that has been part of my life, whether I wanted it to or not, has expressed itself in my dresses.
Women, with their sure instincts, realized that my intention was to make them not just more beautiful but also happier.
In a machine age, dressmaking is one of the last refuges of the human, the personal, the inimitable.
My dream is to save women from nature.
A country, a style or an epoch are interesting only for the idea behind them.
A woman's perfume tells more about her than her handwriting.
After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world.
The tones of gray, pale turquoise and pink will prevail.
You can wear black at any time. You can wear it at any age. You may wear it for almost any occasion; a 'little black frock' is essential to a woman's wardrobe.
The detail is as important as the essential is. When it is inadequate, it destroys the whole outfit.
Without foundations, there can be no fashion.
A dress is a piece of ephemeral architecture, designed to enhance the proportions of the female body.
It is unforgiveable to do what one doesn't love especially if one succeeds.
My weakness ... is architecture. I think of my work as ephemeral architecture, dedicated to the beauty of the female body.
Midnight blue is the only color that can ever compete with black.
Black and white might be sufficient. But why deprive yourself of color.
There is certainly a red for everyone.
Perfume is a note of woman's individuality. It is the last touch to her look.
If you have hooked legs, wear big decolte.
Every bite you eat stays in mouth for two minutes, for two hours in stomach and for two month on hips.
Deep in every heart slumbers a dream and the couturier knows it: every woman is a princess
The less you can afford for your frocks, the more care you must take with your accessories
Grooming is the secret of real elegance. The best clothes, the most wonderful jewels, the most glamorous beauty don't count without good grooming.
Perfume is the indispensable complement to the personality of women, the finishing touch on a dress.
By being natural and sincere, one often can create revolutions without having sought them.
Elegance must be the right combination of distinction, naturalness, care and simplicity. Outside this, believe me, there is no elegance. Only pretension. — © Christian Dior
Elegance must be the right combination of distinction, naturalness, care and simplicity. Outside this, believe me, there is no elegance. Only pretension.
Real woman should be capricious.
Individuality will always be one of the conditions of real elegance
Long after one has forgotten what a woman wore, the memory of her perfume lingers.
There is no such thing as an ugly woman - there are only the ones who do not know how to make themselves attractive.
Perfume is a mark of female identity and the final touch of her style
You can wear black in any moment of the day, no matter your age. You can wear black with almost any occasion. A black dress is essential for every woman.
My dream? To make women happier and more beautiful.
I create so that each and every woman is the most beautiful
No fashion is ever a success unless it is used as a form of seduction.
It is not money that makes you well dressed: it is understanding. — © Christian Dior
It is not money that makes you well dressed: it is understanding.
Black is the most slimming of all Colors. It is the most flattering. You can wear black at any Time. You can wear it at any age. You can wear it for almost any occasion. I could write a book about black.
There is never too much care when choosing shoes. Many women consider themselves important but the real evidence of that is on their legs.
Deep in every heart slumbers a dream
Without proper foundations, there can be no fashion.
You can never really go wrong if you take nature as an example
Make me a fragrance that smells like love
No elegant woman follows fashion slavishly.
Everything I know, see or hear, every part of my life is transformed into dresses. They are my daydreams, but they have passed from dreamland into the world of everyday items to wear.
Real elegance is everywhere, especially in the things that don't show.
You can never take too much care over the choice of your shoes. Too many women think that they are unimportant, but the real proof of an elegant woman is what is on her feet.
Simplicity, good taste and grooming are the three fundamentals of good dressing and these do not cost money.
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