"Arsène Lupin"

Design House House of Dior French
Designer Christian Dior French

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For the theater, Dior took the opportunity to create a woman's alternative to a man's smoking jacket. Instead of satin lapels, he utilized a black satin ribbon. Dior's treatment is the most discreet possible, as were his earlier transformations of gray flannel suits to womenswear. This dress was originally worn with a long satin coat of seven-eighths length.

"Arsène Lupin", House of Dior (French, founded 1947), wool, silk, French

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