Interesting Facts About Christian Dior You Need To Know
7. Christian Dior designed dresses for Nazi officer’s wives
In the years of the Second World War, Dior worked at the house of Lucien Lelong, where dresses were designed for the wives of Nazi officers and French collaborators. Meanwhile, Dior’s sister, Catherine, fought in the French resistance.
8. He was accused of using too much fabric
There was also a backlash against the Dior’s designs during the Second World War, because it was felt by some that he was using too much fabric, which was in great shortage at that time. During one photo shoot, the models wearing Dior’s clothes were attacked by angry fabric vendors.