Next Saturday the maison of Christian Dior is showing its Spring Summer 2012 Haute Couture collection on the Bund in Shanghai, the first time it has shown couture in China, and a sign of just how seriously LVMH are taking Chinese buying power.
The maison has provided some ravishing photographs (from both the atelier & the Paris presentation), sketches and images in advance of the show. I have posted these on the LLG Facebook, if you would like to see more. In the meantime, the image above is so many stories rolled into one photograph.
Photograph: © Gerard Uferas Dior