In the pre-pandemic days of fashion, standing backstage at a Dior women’s ready-to-wear runway show and observing Maria Grazia Chiuri, it was easy to see how gracious and passionate she was to speak to media and well-wishers about her newest collections.
As creative director of the famed French maison, Chiuri is a passionate and personable woman, a fashion designer, yes, but also a storyteller with a message of empowering women. And as she presented her newest Dior womenswear SS21 collection today, the fashion world cleared the cobwebs as this was the first major show in the City of Lights in almost 7 months. Three-hundred attendees sat together, masked up, socially distant and took away something different from what they may have been expecting.
The venue was at Paris’ Jardin des Tuileries, and before one outfit