The dancing extravaganza that came to life under the roof of Hippodrome de Longchamp during Dior’s Spring/Summer 2019 runway was nothing short of captivating. And while the flower-filled presentation became the talk of the town, there’s no denying that the garments were the true stars of the show. Delicate in design and powerful in execution, each piece celebrated the female form in the most ample way – through the enhancement of feminine strength. Now, Maria Grazia Chiuri’s designs are taking center stage once more in Dior’s campaign for the collection.
Languid movements, muted tones, and a tender ballerina tableau caught on camera by photographer Harley Weir, this campaign is a poetic celebration of dance. Minimal in its aesthetic and focused on models Ruth Bell and Selena Forrest accompanied by a few dancers, the images allow us a more intimate look at the pleated dresses, bodysuits, mesh overlays, and – of course – the recently reintroduced ‘Saddle’ bag. So despite the female body’s eternal presence at the core of fashion’s ethos, it feels reborn when presented through Chiuri’s eyes. To put it in another way, this is the stylish ode to the human form that we’ve all been waiting for.
To see more of the ethereal campaign, scroll through the gallery, below.