A first step to display the unique heritage of Dior in the Middle East For the first time in the Middle East, Dior will show an exhibition of its unique heritage. Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, which travelled the world, will land in Qatar from November 2021 to March 2022.
In collaboration with Qatar Museums, the exhibition named Christian dior: Designer of Dreams will be presented at M7, a design and innovation hub located in Msheireb Downtown Doha.
This exhibition is considered a first step to display the unique Dior-Heritage in the Middle East. The exhibition will be adapted specifically for Qatar, with some pieces making their public debut.
It will celebrate more than 70 years of the creative passion of Dior House. Moreover, the display will include extraordinary findings and motifs from the iconic headquarters in 30 Avenue Montaigne, France and the luxurious, charming gardens of Versailles Palace.
The exhibition will display previous and new haute couture designs by Christian Dior himself. This includes the famous Bar suit.
The exhibition will also show the creations of the creative directors who succeeded him, such as Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons, and Maria Grazia Chiuri – as well as a selection of works and decorative objects from the collections of Musée des Arts Décoratifs.
This show retraces Dior’s history from its establishment in 1947 until today. The exhibition first launched in Paris, held in Musée des Arts Décoratifs on the 70th anniversary of its founding.
It then toured many cities such as London and Shanghai. New York hosted another version of the exhibition on Sept. 10, extending until Feb. 20, 2022.
The Qatari version is expected between November 2021 and March 2022 and is an opportunity to introduce and celebrate its legacy