|First bottle of Miss Dior|
To quote Christian Dior: "What I remember the most about the women who were of my childhood was their perfume- perfume lasts much more than the moment." Fragrance was a final touch in the making of his dresses. It is even said that he would sew rose petals into the hem lines of all his dresses. If you ever encounter a vintage Dior dress just touch the hem line of the dress and you will feel and hear the crunching sound of the roses.
|The "New Look"|
On December 1, 1947 Dior sold his first fragrance, Miss Dior! He told perfumers to create a perfume that is "like love." Around this time Dior created the "New Look" that was a richer look which created luxury rather than comfort. These dresses were also know for their voluminous skirts. If you wanted a Dior perfume you had to purchase a dress! His fragrances were meant to be coveted.
|The new look of Miss Dior|
Miss Dior is now available in several different scents. Miss Dior Cherie is no longer available (I wasn't a fan of that one). Miss Dior now comes in the original, L'Eau, and Toilette. The original is the actual parfume and the toilette is a little watered down. L'Eau is a fresh floral scent (new to the collection).
|Roses from Dior's garden|