Exclusive Video: The Savoir-Faire of the Ollier Atelier for Dior
Layers of mesh and crinoline. Leather macramé and rooster feathers. The embroidery represents 300 hours of work, the assembly - 500 hours.
Made by lace maker Jean-Pierre Ollier, the application of black lace motifs and edging recreates the movement of a garden. The phenomenal Dior lace works took 900 hours in total to be made.
“We don’t know any better way of using a fabric than cutting it to pieces. These pieces put together in the cabalistic art of the tailor become our clothes."