Maria Grazia Chiuri presented Dior Cruise 2021 collection with a striking spectacle in Lecce, Italy, a region close to her heart. She has selected the Piazza del Duomo for the location of the audience-free presentation.
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The show celebrates the beauty of arts and crafts, with the set design illuminated by Marinella Senatore’s Luminarie, followed by a dance performance by the La Notte della Taranta Foundation, with choreography by Sharon Eyal, and music by Paolo Buonvino.
During this period, I sought to give collective efforts a new dimension. Despite the disadvantages of distance, bringing a different perspective to our daily lives has given us strength and imagination.
– Maria Grazia Chiuri
In a subtle tribute to local savoir-faire, Dior silhouettes bear the motto of the workshops at the Costantine Foundation – Amando e Cantando. Echoing Christian Dior’s iconic Miss Dior dress from 1949, the artist Pietro Ruffo imagined a field with a constellation of wheat sheaves evoking a summer landscape.
A narrative of untamed nature is transposed onto shirts and shorts. True treasures of refinement, dresses punctuated with flowers and butterflies adorn the Tombolo, a precious traditional
These are emblems of Puglia’s rich heritage, a source of infinite inspiration.