Taking Catherine de Medici as inspiration, who is credited with bringing high heels, the corset and Burano lace to the French court, Maria Grazia Chiuri riffed on the wide-skirt silhouette from that era for Dior SS23
. A map from the house archives that centred the city around Ave Montaigne, where Dior’s HQ is situated, was used as a key print on trench coats and corsets. At the centre of the show was a grotto set by French artist Eva Jospin and a performance by dancers and choreographers Marne and Imre Van Opstal and their troupe
As you’d expect, the person who wrote it is atypically pissed off!