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0 0 Dior Tailleur Bar In The MakingOne of my favourite ever palettes is Dior Tailleur Bar: a limited edition released last year as a celebration of illustrator Rene Gruau for the first Dior Couture collection in 1947. I discovered that the palette is handmade by two French ladies who use really quite basic but fiddly techniques...  

0 0 JOHN GALLIANO: Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2011 The designer wanted to pay tribute to the aristocrat Marie Gruau de la Chesnaie, taking inspiration from René Gruau illustrations of the evolution of fashion over the past few decades. The color palette includes pastels, on organza, silk and tulle materials in this dreamlike collection. But...  

0 0 Haute Couture: the dream factory Surfing the "Mad Men" wave, for this collection inspired by the 1950s, John Galliano has reimmersed himself in the sophistication of the drawings of René Gruau, the famous illustrator of the house of Dior who "sketched" post-war fashion and the New Look. This vintage spring-summer collection...  

0 0 Now That's Couture!" Inspired by the wonderful, whimsical and other-worldly illustration of Rene Gruau, John Galliano put on a jaw-dropping parade of beauty. Just a couple of teasers for now...with much more sumptuous detail to come... Talk about striking (!) a pose. Galliano had me at the red lips! Rene...  

0 0 Spring/Summer 2011 Haute CoutureClockwise from top left: Jean Paul Gaultier, Elie Saab, Chanel & Alexis Mabille At Christian Dior, Galliano was inspired by the 1940/50's illustrations of Rene Gruau created under the wing of Monsieur Dior. Embroidery was used to highlight stencil marks and degrade dyes were painted like the...  

0 0 Haute Couture Week, Paris For his latest collection for Christian Dior, inspiration came from the illustrations of René Gruau. The dresses were full of cascading layers, soft brushstrokes, sculptural finishes, and the colours were reds and blacks, with taupes, greys and teals added to the mix. A real haute couture...  

0 0 Christian Dior Spring 2011 Couture Show The collection is inspired by René Gruau , a fashion illustrator who is famous for using his powerful minimal line to combine seductive sophistication with classic beauty, grace, and sensual elegance. Please read Suzy Menkes' review for this collection here Please see René Gruau's...  

0 0 Christian Dior Haute Couture Spring Summer 2011 Fashion Show (click through for more images and videos of the fashion show!) The actual collection is said to have been a tribute to Rene Gruau, the Dior illustrator from the forties. And it makes sense. Galliano is not one to get shy while using fabric and achieving a sartorial silhouette. Layer after...  

0 0 Dior Couture Spring Summer 2012Inspired by the name and illustrations of the man whom's work brought us the iconic looks and imagery of the house of Dior in the 40's, 50's and till the 70's, Rene Gruau. Even the wallpaper at Galliano's office has one of Gruau's illustrations and this show was a salute for a great talent and...  

0 0 J'Adore Dior Haute Couture I loved the colours and retro silhouettes inspired by legendary Dior illustrator Rene Gruau. Showcased at the Musee Rodin the sheer craftsmanship that goes into every one of these pieces is breathtaking. Stunningly dramatic make-up by Pat McGrath (I loved the red slashed eyebrows) and...  

0 0 DIOR COUTURE Spring 2011Galliano was inspired by René Gruau, the fashion illustrator for whom the line of a spine, the tilt of a hat and the flow of fabric was enough to create in a few strokes an indelible image of the house of Dior. The photography of Irving Penn was in the mix. So the idea was to bring to life...  

0 0 Elle is festive! Réne Gruau Cover Art Two more weeks time to visit Réne Gruau's exhibition hosted by The Fashion Illustration Gallery in London until December 5th 2010. Rène... Elle Spain Great cover girl for Elle Spain, November issue, with italian lingerie brand Intimissimi testimonial's Irina Shayk. We...  

0 0 The Magnum Mark exhibition at Magnum Photos Agency, London Réne Gruau Cover Art Two more weeks time to visit Réne Gruau's exhibition hosted by The Fashion Illustration Gallery in London until December 5th 2010. Rène... Something about the Author: Emanuele D'Angelo Creative Director and Photographer. Graduated in Communications and Marketing....