The fashion book Dior Images Paolo Roversi celebrates the collaboration between the famous couture House and a world-leading fashion photographer. The book provides a fascinating portrait of Dior Haute Couture creations, as seen through the lens of Paolo Roversi. Paolo Roversi has spent more than forty years creating a remarkable and deeply poetic body of work. His skillful use of Polaroid film combined with a large format camera underpins a highly sensitive view of women and helps create the fragile grace that makes his style instantly recognizable.
Dior Images Paolo Roversi consists of a series of iconic images taken by the photographer and published in leading fashion magazines over the past twenty-seven years. The collection of images, with a foreword by Italian philosopher Emanuele Coccia, features models such as Naomi Campbell, Natalia Vodianova and Laetitia Casta in striking but natural poses. Paolo Roversi's extensive use of blurs evokes the origins of fashion photography and removes the dividing line between the models' bodies and the world around them. The dresses of Christian Dior and his successors – Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons and Maria Grazia Chiuri – seem imbued with an inner light. In addition to archival footage, the book only reveals a selection of Christian Dior's finest designs, photographed during a session famed stylist Grace Coddington worked on.
A wonderful book for the fashion lover.
Dior Images Paolo Roversi