Runway Recap: Christian Dior’s Fall 2013 Collection Brings Warhol & Peace With Surrealist Minimalism

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Raf Simons debuted his second ready to wear collection for the Christian Dior fashion house and succeeded once again by giving attendees a two-for-one fashion and art show special. The designer paid homage to the late Andy Warhol for fall 2013 with the inclusion of Warhol’s early drawings of shoes, flowers and portraits of women on bags and dresses. However, Simons stayed true to the house’s signature aesthetic with roomy suits, peacoats dresses, full-skirted dresses, as well as houndstooth and tweed pieces. Pieces like a leather full-skirted dress and coat gave the collection edge, while a crochet suit delivered a bit of sassiness. Unlike the house’s spring collection, this collection was not filled with color, but instead stayed true with chic black, white and gray.

Take a look at the art-influenced collection below and let us know if you’re feeling the Warhol homage.



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