If this doesn't get you absolutely pumped for the Dior Manila store's much-anticipated opening, then we have no idea what will. The French label ushers in a magical, celebratory holiday spirit via delicate prints designed by Maria Grazia Chiuri herself, featuring the wax details from her Cruise 2020 collection, all imbued with African inspirations in a captivating artistic dialogue between the pluralistic culture of this continent and its precious savoir-faire.
Look forward to telltale Dior codes like the iconic toile de Jouy. A signature of the luxury fashion house, this print was the décor, starting in 1947 and, on the advice of the artist Christian Bérard, adorning Christian Dior’s first boutique along Paris' 30 Avenue Montaigne, called Colifichets. How's that for some fashion history?
These various motifs notably grace the iconic Lady Dior in shades of blue and gold, two of the founding couturier’s favorite colors. They also unfurl on elegant silk scarves and on the emblematic, coveted Book Tote, featuring majestic baobab trees, jungle animals, and tarot cards.
There are, in addition, sunglasses, small leather goods, the 30 Montaigne bag in festive, flamboyant red, and the ever-dainty J'Adior pumps. Like
So, any guesses as to when exactly the Solaire Resort & Casino shop is flinging its gilded doors open? Leave your hypothesis in the comments.