Christian Dior on the Color Red

Christian Dior on the Color Red

Dior on Red ” A very energetic and beneficial color. It is the color of life. I love red and I think it suits almost every complexion. It is good for any time, too.




Bright reds-scarlet, pillar-box red, crimson, cherry are very gay and youthful. And perhaps a red that is a little more somber is better for the not-so-young-and the not-so-slim, too!

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But there is certainly a red for everyone, and if you do not choose to have a whole frock or suit of red, then you may use it instead for accessories-a red hat to wear with an all black or gray outfit is good; or a red cravat of heavy silk with a cream frock; or a red umbrella with a gray coat.

Christian Dior on the Color Red

In winter I think a red coat is very nice because it is such a warm-looking color; and if most of your frocks and suits are in neutral shades a red coat will go very well with them.” Christian Dior in The Little Dictionary of Fashion

Christian Dior (21 January 1905 – 24 October 1957) was a French fashion designer, best known as the founder of one of the world’s top fashion houses, also called Christian Dior, which is now owned by Groupe Arnault. His fashion houses are now all around the world. Wikipedia

Visit the Musee Christian Dior in Granville, France.