July 7th, 2014
Dior Couture

Floor-Sweeping

Dior

My friend and I started working at Vogue on the same day. It was early January, and although I cannot remember what I wore that first day, I certainly remember that Helen showed up in a floor-length mink coat.

Raf Simons showed a gorgeous passage of floor-sweeping coats in his latest couture collection for Dior. Although I usually wait until the end of the shows to do a round up, these stunning coats warrant their own post. I love the underpinnings of simple knits and classic trousers.

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CHLOÉ

Silk scarf

VALENTINO

Velvet sandals

BALENCIAGA

Trench

CHLOÉ

Leather boots

MAX MARA

Striped sweater

CHLOÉ

Silk scarf black

CHLOÉ

Leather jacket

CHLOÉ

Ankle boots

ACNE STUDIOS

Shearling-lined jacket

VINCE

Washed-satin skirt

VALENTINO

Embellished pumps

MISSONI

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  • Wish I’d been at this show! I think the key thing is the casting and hair/makeup are quite youthful and minimalist. If they’d had classic up-dos and red lips it might have looked too classic. I love the structured coats, esp with a slightly short sleeve!

    disneyrollergirlJuly 8th, 2014  9:12 AM

     
  • Absolutely stunning! What a beautiful show too!

    A Note On StyleJuly 8th, 2014  9:20 AM

     
  • Fabulous coats, elegantly styled- J’adore Dior!

    CatJuly 8th, 2014  9:32 AM

     
  • Outstanding!!! I couldn’t love these looks more – the cut, the colours the beautiful elegant silhouette. Le sigh!

    SilkPathDairyJuly 8th, 2014  9:34 AM

     
  • Wow! What a dramatic statement the top pic makes. Some serious coat lust here, maybe winter is not such a bad thing!

    AprilJuly 8th, 2014  9:59 AM

     
  • Those coats were stunning, as were the beginning section of dresses. And, how about those embroidered Edwardian style coats
    Rag Simons is a genius. I especially loved the first long coat exit. Look for my wrap up of the entire collection in the coming days @ www.curatorsofstyle.com.
    I
    Preston, it’s uncanny how we love the same things. You have such a great eye!!!
    Kristin

    Kristin BungartJuly 8th, 2014  10:58 AM

     
  • Long coats can look so intimidating. These hit just the right note–“It’s cold outside and I’m just shrugging on my coat.” Perfect.

    pindaJuly 8th, 2014  2:31 PM

     
  • Perfect timing! I was thinking of taking my floor length sheared beaver to get cut down…no way! I have to say, I usually wear my short fur casually and my long for formal, but I love the contrast here. Thanks!

    brenda murphyJuly 8th, 2014  10:00 PM

     
  • Now you’re talking! Love these full length furs! Simple, elegant, wear over anything and everything!

    Paula BJuly 8th, 2014  10:57 PM

     
  • Fabulous coats, fabulous fur, also love the knits and separates underneath. This exemplifies chic sportswear! And they all sure beat a crochet vests! : )

    PaulaJuly 9th, 2014  2:26 AM

     
  • Love the black tux coat! Timeless! http://madelienerose.com

    Madeliene RoseJuly 9th, 2014  10:57 AM

     

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