* ZÉMIRE evening ensemble Cellulose acetate, with the skirt lined with layers of silk and net 1954-5 autumn/winter - Christian Dior 'Zémire' is one of Dior's most historical designs. It was named after an opera by Grétry, first performed at the royal palace of Fontainebleau in 1771. Initially, it was called 'Fontainebleau', but this was crossed out on the chart and replaced by 'Zémire'. Zémire was a design from Dior's 'Ligne H' collection.

Christian Dior 1954

Worth, vers 1895. http://www.vogue.fr/culture/a-voir/diaporama/la-haute-couture-s-expose-a-paris/12166/image/735114

1954 Christian Dior

Christian Dior, haute couture, No. 16335 and 3724, Spring - Summer 1953

1954 Christian Dior

Paquin Haute couture c 1947

Christian Dior Haute couture, circa 1950

Vintage Dior 1954.

Christian Dior, 1947. Le New Look

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