Timeless statement

There are a handful of fashion items that deserve a place in a hall of fame, and Christian Dior Bar jacket is without doubt one of them.

First created in 1947, the piece is instantly recognisable for it’s cinched waist, soft shoulders, basques that accentuates the shape of the hips, and open neckline. The Bar jacket exalts Dior’s excellence of savoir-faire and to mark it’s anniversary, the Maison takes us behind the scenes to see exactly how this masterpiece comes to life.

dior bar jacket making of

Revisited by the House’s various Creative Directors over the years, including Maria Grazia Chiuri, who for the most recent collections focused on masculine lines and introduced prints like Fantaisie and fabric like denim, injecting the classic piece with a modern flair.

In this video, discover the making of this unique, timeless piece in the heart of the Ateliers at 30, Avenue Montaigne.

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