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BACKSTORY for Christian Dior Retail Fixtures: Christian Dior (21 January 1905 – 24 October 1957) was a French fashion designer, best known as the founder of one of the world’s top fashion houses, also called Christian Dior, which is now owned by Groupe Arnault.

Christian Dior was born in Granville, a seaside town on the coast of Normandy, France. He was the second of five children born to Maurice Dior, a wealthy fertilizer manufacturer (the family firm was Dior Frères), and his wife, formerly Isabelle Cardamone. He had four siblings: Raymond (father of Françoise Dior), Jacqueline, Bernard, and Catherine Dior.[2] When Christian was about five years old, the family moved to Paris, but still returned to the Normandy coast for summer holidays.

Dior’s family had hoped he would become a diplomat, but Dior was artistic and wished to be involved in art.[3] To make money, he sold his fashion sketches outside his house for about 10 cents each. In 1928, Dior left school and received money from his father to finance a small art gallery, where he and a friend sold art by the likes of Pablo Picasso. Three years later, after the death of Dior’s mother and brother and a financial disaster in the family’s fertilizer business, during the Great Depression, that resulted in his father losing control of Dior Frères, the gallery had to be closed.

From 1937, Dior was employed by the fashion designer Robert Piguet, who gave him the opportunity to design for three Piguet collections.[4][5] Dior would later say that ‘Robert Piguet taught me the virtues of simplicity through which true elegance must come.’[6][7] One of his original designs for Piguet, a day dress with a short, full skirt called “Cafe Anglais”, was particularly well received.[4][5] Whilst at Piguet, Dior worked alongside Pierre Balmain, and was succeeded as house designer by Marc Bohan – who would, in 1960, become head of design for Christian Dior Paris.[5] Dior left Piguet when he was called up for military service.

In 1942, when Dior left the army, he joined the fashion house of Lucien Lelong, where he and Balmain were the primary designers. For the duration of World War II, Dior, as an employee of Lelong — who labored to preserve the French fashion industry during wartime for economic and artistic reasons — designed dresses for the wives of Nazi officers and French collaborators, as did other fashion houses that remained in business during the war, including Jean Patou, Jeanne Lanvin, and Nina Ricci.[8][9] His sister, Catherine (1917–2008), served as a member of the French Resistance, was captured by the Gestapo, and sent to the Ravensbrück concentration camp, where she was incarcerated until her liberation in May 1945.[10]

This Christian Dior Retail Fixtures index page aggregates links to all post and photos of the brand’s retail merchandising and outfitting.

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” Dior Branded Lipstick Pedestal Museum Case
 Dior Cosmetics Museum Case Pedestal
” Dior Branded Cosmetics Directors Chair
Dior Window Pipe Dreams in Pink PVC
Dior Window Pipe Dreams in Purple PVC
Rag0 Brothers Treasury Of Designer Purse Charms
Do-It-Yourself Dragonfly Inhabits Foamcore Wetland
Equal Billing for Designer Fragrance Brands
Dior® Corners The Christmas Ornament Market
Dior Branded and Be-Ribbonded
Dior Homme Branded Bas-Relief
Dior Logo as Visual Footnote
Dior Vespa Fashion Helmets
Doorway to Dior
Intricate Christian Dior Architectural Grillwork
Christian Dior Headform Bondage
Christian Dior Articulates in Ebony
Dior Brand as In-Store Cypher
Dior Doodles Date-Stamped
Dior Coffee Table Book and Scarf Tray
Dior Table Stands Are Floored
Designer Brands Reinterpreted

Follow Dior Fragrance Display at Macy’s at…

Dior Master-Your-Makeup Merchandising
Dior J’adore Perfume Counter-Top Display
Dior J’adore Perfume Display Dimensionals
Dior Miss Dior Perfume Counter-Top Display
Dior Miss Dior Perfume Display Dimensionals
Dior Sauvage Perfume Counter-Top Display
Dior Sauvage Perfume Table-Top Drama
Dior Joy Nouveau Tester Card Complement
Dior Joy Nouveau Display Dimensional
Dior Joy Nouveau Counter-Top Display  ”
Dior Blooming Bouquet Tester Card Addition
Dior Blooming Bouquet Counter-Top Display
Dior Blooming Bouquet Display Dimensional

Follow Dior Cosmetics at Nordstrom at…

Dreamskin Perfect Skincare Countertop Display
Dior Master-Your-Makeup Merchandising
 Dior Cosmetics Museum Case Pedestal
” Dior Branded Cosmetics Directors Chair

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