Friday 2:30, in the gardens of the Rodin museum, crowds gather to discover next fall’s Dior collection, but also admittedly, hoping for an official declaration. Indeed, one year after the Galliano scandal we still do not know who will be replacing the excentric designer. In the meantime, his right hand, Bill Gaytten, took credit for the chic, modern and delicate show.
If tweed was predominant at Peter Copping’s, Bill Gaytten chose leather as his connecting thread. Wool coats with leather patches, houndstooth leather belted jackets, leather gloves, but also a whole line of skirts and dresses in pleated organza, pink, plum and indigo with a most pleasing ballet dancer effect.
With or without a new director, the house of Dior continues to make us marvel with each new show.