Fashion History Lesson – Dior’s New Look Wasn’t New and Chanel Didn’t Like It.

The classic idea of 50s fashion is the New Look.  I’ve read a lot of fashion history books lately (and will do a post on the best ones soon) but here is a little of what has been on my mind. Did you know Christian Dior, credited with the New Look which changed women’s fashion was sponsored by a cotton magnate?

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