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Paris Fashion Week: Dior does 'après-danse' for spring and summer 2019

Paris Fashion Week: Dior does 'après-danse' for spring and summer 2019

“Dance is at this collection’s heart,” Dior’s creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri wrote of the French brand’s spring and summer 2019 runway collection in the show notes. “Dance as a liberating act, as an action of the body, a dimension that uses rhythm, movement and music to connect us with the deepest part of our being.”

And, truth be told, if one looked long enough at the lithe-limbed, leotard-clad dancers who bent, bounced and bounded about in a shower of rose petals in the background of the runway show set at the Hippodrome ParisLongchamp, it would have been hard not to feel moved, stirred or connected to something deep, something primal and something tribal.

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