See all the pictures from the Christian Dior Couture SS15 show
Raf Simons delivers the kind of SS15 collection that modern couture dreams are made of. How do we love it? Let us count the ways…
The Haute Rubber Boots
Every single look was teamed with a pair of latex boots, either ankle grazing or thigh high. In saturated Seventies tones, the shoes were the transforming piece, popping seemingly simple colour palettes out of their comfort zones and making the classic New Look silhouette dice with the edginess of an SnM club. Now this is cool couture.
The Chic Scaffolding Set
Who knew scaffolding could be so pretty? Raf Simons built a pink and white lattice maze for his models to meander through, sending Instagram into meltdown in the process.
The Spray On Psychedelia
Pattern was an all-over affair, as graphic swirls in off-kilter colour combos clung to the models. The tight, fine jersey bodies were, in many cases, layered-up with smart tailoring, making the overall look even more of a statement.
The Most Luxed-Up Rainmacs We’ve Ever Seen
Classic couture needlework looks totally fresh when applied to a plastic mac, doesn’t it? Raf Simons’ modern spins just kept on coming…
The Stardust Jumpsuits
Ziggy eat your heart out. As Moonage Daydream played, a series of loose sequin jumpsuits emerged. Now THIS is what we secretly hope someone will rock at the Oscars next month.
The Wow Gowns
But if we’re honest, the fail-safe choice for an Oscar nominee is one of Raf Simons’ exquisite dream dresses. We predict you’ll spot these again very soon and (hopefully) on the back of a winner…