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Christian Dior. Vintage Glamour from the Grand Salon

For Issue Seven GLAMOUR Christian Dior invited Beauty Papers into the archives at 6 Rue de Marignan, Paris. Here we present some of the exquisite treasures that have graced the faces and dressing tables of the 20th century’s chicest mesdemoiselles.

BEAUTY PAPERS BESPOKE

Clockwise from top left. The First Dior powder compact created in 1958 and inspired by a cigarette case. Ultra Dior pearly nail enamel, 1967. Rouges Dior box features Obelisk refillable lipstick edition with 14 different-coloured refills, 1953. New Rouge Collection lipstick blue and golden packaging, 1987.

Photography ARNO
Film DAN VALLINS
Archive make-up pieces are also on display in the Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition at the V&A.
Published in Beauty Papers Issue Seven available here