Interesting Facts About Christian Dior You Need To Know
9. His creations were favoured by the rich and the famous
The house of Dior was graced with orders from many celebrities including Rita Hayworth and Margot Fonteyn, which helped to increase his profile in the fashion world. He was also once asked to present a private presentation of his collection to the British Royal Family.
10. He was the first couturier to licence his designs
Christian Dior was the first designer to lend his name to a range of accessories to go with his line of clothing. Now a standard practice amongst designers, in 1949 when Dior did this, he was heavily criticised for cheapening the haute couture industry.