We enter through a large door, then discover with relish the innner working of the fashion house . Haute couture is the stuff dreams are made of, and Gérard Uféras’ photographs plunge the viewer into the dreamworld of Dior. What happens behind the boutique windows? What goes into a collection? The photographs exude the precise handiwork, the details and the objects of their creators. We discover the ateliers with their sketchbooks and managers. Then, little by little, the dresses slowly take form, as human models replace the lifeless Stockman mannequins, the hands of the seamstresses are draped in silk veils that match the grace of the long-legged beauties.
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