Christian Dior was born in France, in 1905. Since the very childhood the man was interested in art. That is why he opened an art gallery. Christian Dior entered the world of fashion as a designer working for Robert Piquet. The man served in the Second World War. After that he came back to Paris and started collaboration with Lucien Lelong and Pierre Balmain. In 1946, Christian Dior opened his own fashion house. The remarkable fashion views of the man made his designs extremely popular after the war in the spheres of accessories, furs, and perfumes.
During thirty years of research at the labs under the guidance of Christian Dior the scientists tried to find out completely new skin care lines. The research turned out to be successful. Thus, Dior makeup appeared. Dior makeup is able to provide the necessary level of moistening to the skin thus protecting and rejuvenating skin. Dior makeup containing liposome effectively helps skin fight aging.
The first collection of Christian Dior dates back to 1947. The collection amazed Paris and became one of the leaders in the couture culture. Customers of those times fell in love with the luxury offered by the house of Christian Dior. It is possible to say that the designer created his own line of prestige, glamour and elegance. The products of Christian Dior were mostly created for such celebrities as Eva Peron, Marlene Dietrich and Ava Gardner.
Since 1999 it has been John Galliano who occupies the position of the artistic director. Today`s Dior is taken by the customers as glamorous and prestigious but only with John Galliano. The brand of Dior and the name of Galliano are inseparable today. Today Dior is rich, flashy, bright, colorful and completely new. The style takes into consideration Galliano`s whimsy and flair for street trends.
Nowadays Christian Dior is famous not only for his dresses which are widely extended in the world of ladies` couture. During the past 60 years Christian Dior makeup has become extremely popular with women as well as a new line of fragrances and wear for men has gained favorable reputation.
It is worthy of note that beside Dior makeup the fashion house has developed its brand in the area of jewelry. The logo of Dior often appears in diamonds.
So, there are two branches in Dior: Dior Femme and Dior Homme. As for the latter it is not less popular than the former. Now the branch is headed by designer Hedi Slimane. Dior Homme represents items which are completely different in feel and look. The present collection Dior Homme is represented in the form of sufferings of a man with a broken heart. The major image of the collection is the animated square of black color against the stable white background striking with appearing images of the latest designs from Dior Homme collection.
It is possible to have a look at all Christian Dior products of both branches at the web site devoted to the brand. You may listen to the soundtracks used by the designers during the latest fashion shows. With the help of the site the customer can choose the store location and have a look at the interiors.