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“Couture” is a magic word. It conjures thoughts of impeccable craftsmanship, visionary design, and legendary fashion moments. But, most of us don't encounter haute couture very often, unless we're looking at a celebrity on the red carpet, a model on a catwalk, or a mannequin in a museum case.
We wanted to get closer to couture — and to get you closer to couture — so we partnered with the legendary fashion publisher Visionaire to create this video, which tells the story of one dress from birth to runway. It’s a unique look inside the Dior atelier, where the team has been hard at work bringing creative director Raf Simons’ ideas to life. While an individual couture garment can take half a year to produce, here you will see the story of one dress (“Look #53,” in fashion-speak) come together in just a few minutes — from the first muslin pattern to the final style model Kinga Rajzak wore during yesterday’s haute couture show.
It’s an incredible revelation, and when you discover what goes into these garments, the crazy prices on couture start to seem at least a little less crazy. While Look #53 is the star of the show, the video gives us the chance to reconnect with the rarely credited artisans and seamstresses we saw in Dior and I, as well as a cameo from Simons himself. Think of this as a mini-trip to Paris or a crash course into fashion’s highest form; either way, enjoy your couture, concentrated.
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For people who are amazed or says this confirms the quality and high price of the brand is wrong. This is just a one off design for runway show. Its not designed for mass manufacturing, so they an do whatever they want and spend alot of time on it.
*More than the design (color scheme) of the dress... i was captivated by the craftsmanship of the unknown tailors and other staffs behind the scene who bring the design onthe canvas to life ( no offence to the designer though. The end product was not my type )*
isnt sad to think these couture dresses (not just dior) only really get seen and worn on the runway, celebs dont even wear half of it and thats the only other time u would see them! nor do i understand how they make their money from couture dresses since theyd only be temporarily given to a celeb for an event
For the record those stripes dying, factories do, not Dior. They just buy from tape shop and use it. And seriously use hands to sew them on fabric? no one does that. People use sewing machine. Or they are technologicaly backward.
what a waste of humanity and potential, all these people could be doing something useful with their lives, like being doctors and scientists, instead they choose this. making ridicolous clothes noone is going to wear except anorexic models (most of whom are acually high end prostitutes) and maybe some rich people to show off how rich they are to the porrer classes, instead of spending all that money they dont need for feedeing the hungry and helping those who cant help themselves....
one word - disgusting
Beautiful! For those folks who judge and moan about the high cost of couture, maybe this will put the bitching to rest. Yeah, one person can buy the dress but hundreds have good jobs because of that one person.
You all know I have no problem working all night, and after all the apologies, I assured Anastasia it wasnt a problem, and we worked till midnight, with Anastasia emerging as another early candidate for Miss Bald USA. At a minimum, she should win Miss Wisconsin and Miss Congeniality, but probably not Miss Punctuality.
Is Anastasia the BEST BALD CHICK EVER? Shes got my vote, and Im guessing she will win a lot of votes from our community!!
Anastasias hair is long, silky Pantene hair, and its all coming off tonight!!
Her figure is Miss America PERFECT, and soon she will be shaved to silky smooth perfection!! A GODDESS AMONG WOMEN!! What a way to celebrate the Fourth of July!!
She loves her new haircut, and cant wait to show off her new BALD BEAUTY to her friends!!
UPDATE ON THE NEW BETA PLAYER- 1,900 VIDEOS NOW SHOWING.
LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD MEN (AND WOMEN)
TO TEST THE NEW BETA PLAYER ON THE SUB SITE.
We plan to move over 500 videos from Channel 1, which currently contains 747 videos, to Channels 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 to speed up loading.
Channels 2, 3 and 4 now have 100-200 videos each with good loading speeds.
Current plans call for Channel 10 to be used for Live Haircut Broadcasts.
BIG SAVINGS ON ONE YEAR AND TWO YEAR SUBSCRIPTIONS, and the one month subscription of $33 is STILL CHEAP, so please help us if you can!!
Zoey smiled as the clippers ran down the middle- later saying that was "the best part!"
In a FIRST EVER, Zoey brought her own razor, and asked to be shaved with it. We had no problem with that, using her 5 blade razor!!
Tune in tomorrow, same Bat Time, same Bat Channel.
BRAVE BRUNETTE BOMBSHELL BECOMES BALD BEAUTY.
Stay tuned, as were negotiating with several models, who are ready to go "SUPER SHORT" for the hottest days of the year!!
Tune in tomorrow, same Bat Time, same Bat Channel.
BOTH OF THESE YOUNG BEAUTIES SIGNED CONTRACTS.
Well sir, we wrote up TWO CONTRACTS, and both girls signed, and then we proceeded until SOMEONE changed her mind.
WHICH ONE SHAVED? NOW SHOWING on the sub site.
QUEEN DANIELLE III- LONG LIVE THE QUEEN!!