Agence France-PresseMarch 1, 2013 14:00
Belgian designer Raf Simons' keenly anticipated second collection for Christian Dior received an enthusiastic welcome Friday, less than a year after he took over from the disgraced John Galliano.
On day four of Paris fashion week, Simons made sure there was no shortage of classic Dior glamour.
Coats in tweed, leather or cashmere and silk bustier dresses featured all the essential Dior elements with nipped waists, soft shoulders and full skirts.
But in other looks, Simons said he drew on his love of art, a passion which Christian Dior also shared.