Example sentences for: dior

How can you use “dior” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In fact, the sloping shoulder was the noticeable feature of the new clothes of the Dior era, coming as it did immediately in the wake of the Joan Crawford/Rosalind Russell period and its vigorous shoulder padding.

  • Dior arrived on the Paris fashion scene after World War II, just in time to do away with the enforced practicality of women's wartime clothing--usually refurbished old clothes, or military uniform--and to revive Romance.

  • The same is true of the navy wool two-piece Dior dress that fetched the next highest figure ($16,000, estimate also $1,500-$2,000; sold to a private collector), another historical object representing the New Look in 1948 with a close fit, high collar, and richly draped skirt.

  • Most of the couture houses are concentrated on the Right Bank close by the rue du Faubourg-St-Honoré (just “le Faubourg” to regular shoppers) and classier avenue Montaigne where designers Christian Lacroix, Chanel, Calvin Klein, Hermès, Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, and Versace have shops.

  • One reason for this is that Madonna's pregnancy during shooting required her Dior finery to mask her thickening midsection, whereas photos of Evita in the clothes show that her slimness and tiny waist--maintained both by will and by deteriorating health--were a strong focus of her visual appeal.


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