The Christian Dior website states the dreamworld of the Dior spring-summer 2022 women’s ready-to-wear collection is nourished by curiosity, desire, and research. The collection is structured around a network of associations as Maria Grazia Chiuri explores Marc Bohan’s long tenure as Creative Director of Dior. More precisely, she highlights the Slim Look collection, presented in 1961 and described by the fashion press as follows: “It completely changes fashion, just as the New Look did in 1947.
A fascinating personality, Anna Paparatti is the inspiration behind the entire Dior spring-summer 2022 collection with her sense of style and her powerful oeuvre. Decorating the walls, her work on games – notably through her pieces Il Gioco del Nonsense (The Game of Nonsense, 1964) and Jeu de l’absurde (The Game of the Absurd, 1965) – was the starting point for an exploration into where the playful dimension of games meets the necessary construction of self.
On a runway in the shape of a huge circular board in vibrant colors – a pop Game of the Goose reinterpreted by the artist – the models move forward on each of the squares in a hypnotic choreography.