On Monday we saw the first Dior Couture collection since Raf Simmons departure, directed by Serge Ruffieux and Lucie Meier, heads of Dior's studio.

The duo relied greatly on the house codes but giving continuity of Simons work, reiterating that Dior belongs to a younger and modern world. The style noted by many as 'sensual and bare', focused on the off-the-shoulder look which could be seen from gowns to separates and minidresses.

Honouring the waist emphasised by fit-and-flare silhouettes, short sparkly dresses, and a few plain bell-shaped evening midis with asymmetric necklines fastened with bows in the back. 

The now iconic Simons “Bar” jacket, was reinterpreted with narrow sleeves, flounced cuffs and crystal embroideries, worn over a black pencil skirt with slit at one side and fanning out as the model walked was perhaps the most "couture" piece the collection featured.

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