of my favourite retro inspired collections was the Galliano for Dior Spring/Summer 11 Haute Couture Collection. He was inspired by RenéGruau
a famous illustrator from the 40’s who created some of the House of Diors most
iconic images. The collection screams 40’s/50’s glamour and the entire show
looks extremely theatrical with exaggerated gestures from the models. It is reminiscent
of the romantic 1950’s housewife juxtaposed with a femme fatale dark streak.
This cheeky collection included cinched in waists with alligator belts, a-line
skirts, origami style folds within outfits, pencil skirts, gorgeous shoes and fabulous red
lipstick. Completely unwearable but isn’t that the point of couture ;)