Christian Dior to showcase ”Esprit Dior” couture exhibition in Beijing

Christian Dior, Haute Couture 2008, photo by Patrick Demarchelier (WWD)

French luxury maison Christian Dior is showcasing its  latest exhibit, “Esprit Dior”  in the heart of Beijing — Tiananmen Square this Fall.  “Esprit Dior” which is a travelling exhibition featuring more than 100 dresses, is to open at the National Museum of China on November 13 and run through January.

Curated by Florence Muller, the showcase is to explore 10 themes via clothing, accessories, perfumes, Patrick Demarchelier photos and works by Chinese contemporary artists including Liu Jian Hua, Zhang Huan and Wen Fang. Founder Christian Dior’s love of gardens, the maison’s celebrity connections and its emblematic codes are among the themes, with high jewelry also getting its owng spotlight. The recently renovated showpiece museum in Beijing hosted a trunk-based exhibition about Louis Vuitton in 2011.

adapted from WWD