Patrick Demarchelier 对 Dior 高级定制时装的青睐由来已久，在他看来，Dior 高级定制时装造就了一批“独一无二、名副其实的作品”。同时，他也希望藉此向 Dior 品牌精致华美、今人叹为观止的传统工艺致敬。在 Demarchelier 的镜头前，Christian Dior先生及其后继设计师——Yves Saint Laurent、Marc Bohan和 John Galliano——的作品充满现代感，经典而隽永，彰显永恒的魔幻魅力。
从上海到时代广场，从卡尼尔歌剧院大阶梯到罗丹博物馆花园，Patrick Demarchelier 在 Dior 的珍视之地捕捉每个瞬间，展现由Charlize Theron、Gisele Bündchen、Ling Tan、杜鹃、刘雯、何穗等世界上最美丽的女性所演绎的 Dior 品牌精华，这些照片也都曾经刊登于Vogue、Elle、Harper’s Bazaar、Glamour等国际顶级时尚刊物。
This book Dior Couture by Patrick Demarchelier comprises a portfolio of portraits of over one hundred incredible gowns from the entire era of Christian Dior haute couture, including dresses designed by Dior himself. All of the images were shot by fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier, known for his exquisite fashion portraits that grace the pages of Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, and many other magazines.
Dior was started in Paris by designer Christian Dior in 1946. As one of the most revered names in fashion, the archetype of the Parisian couture house. Famous for launching the “New Look,” Christian Dior’s landmark first collection that marked a sea change in women’s dress after the Second World War, Dior is known today for its exquisite couture line of dramatic dresses.
Patrick Demarchelier is one of the best-known fashion photographers in the world. His work appears in top fashion magazines, including Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, and Marie Claire. He also shoots advertising campaigns for couture houses, including Dior, Chanel, YSL, Ralph Lauren, and Calvin Klein.
Ingrid Sischy, the author of this book, is the former editor-in-chief of Interview magazine and the international editor for Vanity Fair’s European editions.
You can get the book from Amazon.com.