The outstanding fashion designer Christian Dior was the founder of the ‘House of Dior’ a globally famous fashion brand. He initially aspired to be an architect but he pursued his passion for art against his father’s wishes. After the Great Depression his family was going through a huge financial crisis and he was survived by his fashion sketches. This helped him to land up a job with a popular fashion house. There he was one of the senior designers and designed dresses for wives of both Nazi officers and French Collaborators. He was further supported by the richest entrepreneur of France to start his own fashion line. He showed his passion for art and his prolific creativity with his first collection. He initially faced some resistance for pushing the envelope but eventually was accepted by the masses. Within a few years, he became a prominent name in the fashion world. He is believed to have brought a revolution in after the war to maintain the reputation of Paris as the center of the fashion world. Following are famous quotations and sayings by one of the fashion biggie who believes that grooming, simplicity and good taste are the fundamentals of good dressing. Go through the quotes by Christian Dior to have a share of his intrinsic intellect of fashion.
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.
Grooming is the secret of real elegance. The best clothes, the most wonderful jewels, the most glamorous beauty don't count without good grooming.
I had the luck at 18 to become assistant to Christian Dior, and to succeed him at 21 and to meet with success from my first collection in 1958. That will be 44 years in a few days. Above all it was Christian Dior who was my master and who was the first to reveal the secrets and mysteries of haute couture.