The following film is from the Dior archives, when John Galliano created this breathtaking HC collection, SS2007.
Malcolm Mclaren’s Madame Butterfly opens and closes the show, evoking a sense of nostalgia, fusing past and future.
William Gibson comes to mind, in particular, Pattern Recognition, where he writes “The future is there… looking back at us. Trying to make sense of the fiction we will have become.”
Everything about the Dior collection—inspired, he said, “by Pinkerton’s affair with Cio-Cio San, Madame Butterfly”—reconfirmed his unique talent to evoke beauty, sensitivity, narrative, and emotion in a fashion show. (Sarah Mower)
INTERIOR DETAILS OF AN ALMOST COMPLETED RESIDENTIAL RENOVATION I’VE BEEN WORKING ON.