Svetlana Lloyd, a Dior mannequin during the 1950s, gives a fascinating and detailed account of what it was like to be part of the famous couture house at the time, how the collections were created, the organisation of the House, as well as the man himself, Christian Dior.
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Background image: Svetlana Lloyd, 2019, London. © Victoria and Albert Museum, photograph by Darren Gerrish