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Message Board > Vintage Sewing > Dior Doing Vintage for 2012-2013? ( Moderated by JEF)

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Dior Doing Vintage for 2012-2013?
Dior's Haute Couture 2012-2013 Collection had quite a few vintage styling during Paris Fashion Week
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Date: 10/20/12 8:57 PM

This is my first thread post. I was looking at some YouTube videos from this years fashion week and came across one for the Christian Dior Haut Couture 2012-2013 collection. I was liking what I saw but kept asking myself as I watched, 'what's with this collection', and then it came to me! I was looking at vintage styling in many of the clothes! Take a look and tell me if I'm right - or wrong - Does anyone else see vintage in the collection? Or, is it just me? The YouTube video link is:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=faeORRbdluk&feature=endscreen

I enjoyed viewing the video. I did feel that the dresses/skirts would have looked better if the hemlines were 1/2 inch to 1 inch shorter, IMHO - a shorter hemline would look more up-to-date I think.

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Date: 10/20/12 10:05 PM

I agree, the collection does have a vintage feel. I absolutely loved it! *swoon* I'll take one of each please! Seriously, as a petite many of the garments wouldn't work for me but I do think they are so feminine and pretty!

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Date: 10/21/12 0:49 AM

I'm sure you've heard Dior has a new creative director, Raf Simons. I was sorry to see him go from Jil Sander but Dior seems perfect for him. I loved the collection too.

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Date: 10/21/12 2:43 AM

Very wearable collection, and interesting use of fur. A fur dress! I liked most all the pieces but was bothered by the fit of the strapless pieces and also the exposed darts.

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Date: 10/21/12 3:07 AM

Im getting kind of tired of strapless to be honest. You dont see any wedding dresses nowadays that arent strapless either.
The suits at the beginning appealed to me more.

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Date: 10/21/12 6:41 PM

It must be the year of the hip.

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