Christian Dior, a perennially fashionable alumnus

Christian Dior, a perennially fashionable alumnus

Who today would imagine that Christian Dior had been to Sciences Po? Pressured by his family to enrol in the school, he promptly fled the diplomatic career mapped out for him and set out on the path to an illustrious future in fashion. As the Dior exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris continues, we look back at an alumnus whose avant-garde vision has withstood the tests of time and of fashion. And who would perhaps have found the Sciences Po of 2017 more to his taste.

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