I am unable to say I’ve ever been impressed by Dior’s commodity feminism, however I’m relieved that they tried one thing new for Spring/Summer season 2021. Maria Grazia Chiuri’s inspirations for the brand new assortment had been clear — style by the attention of divine creation, with cuttings of poetry and pictures being sewn collectively like a stained-glass window in a cathedral — however the precise garments advised a special story.
Dior’s 2021 aesthetic is impressed by famed Italian artist Lucia Marcucci and authors reminiscent of Virginia Woolf and Susan Sontag. The garments have combined bohemian paisley and floral prints, with patchworks of scarves, and lace accents featured on empire-waist maxi clothes, trousers, and co-ordinated units. There have been additionally Japanese and Indonesian inspirations seen in Kimono-inspired jackets and Mandarin collars. Though the palette of the gathering does not strike us with divine inspiration, we did benefit from the extra informal kinds of tie-dye loungewear and on-trend balloon sleeves. Dior’s clothes is at all times undeniably stunning, however we’d have preferred to see extra ethnic and dimension variety on the catwalk and a coloration palette that introduced us a little bit of pleasure in somber instances.
Forward, a take a look at the Dior Spring/Summer season 2021 assortment.