"Vilmorin"

Design House House of Dior French
Designer Christian Dior French

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The designer set exacting tasks for his embroiderer, Rebé. The embroidery is set in a nuanced spacing of elements with the densest application at the waist, thinning as it falls away to the hem. This seemingly organic application, simulating a diminishment in nature, is further enhanced by Rebé's repertoire of embroidery stitches to create a dimensionality of the surface. The effect is optically then like a meadow's variegation.

"Vilmorin", House of Dior (French, founded 1947), silk, nylon, French

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