8. He was accused of using too much fabric
There was also a backlash against the Dior’s designs during the Second World War, because it was felt by some that he was using too much fabric, which was in great shortage at that time. During one photo shoot, the models wearing Dior’s clothes were attacked by angry fabric vendors.
9. His creations were favoured by the rich and the famous
The house of Dior was graced with orders from many celebrities including Rita Hayworth and Margot Fonteyn, which helped to increase his profile in the fashion world. He was also once asked to present a private presentation of his collection to the British Royal Family.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE