Let's skip all the fancy stuff and get right down to it: Christian Dior Spring 2012 Couture is the most successful collection Bill Gaytten has given us so far. I'm surprised, happy, and relieved that Gaytten took in the criticism over the past few seasons, and came out with a collection that is finally moving towards the better. Mind you, it still lacks the magic and drama of Galliano's collections, but nonetheless, Gaytten deserves a good pat on the back for this collection.
There were a lot of aspects taken from the Spring/Summer 2012 RTW collection, but Gaytten infused Galliano's previous fascination with a kind of deliberately unfinished quality by using sheer fabric to expose the pieces to their bare bones, giving rise to a beautiful first couple of looks:
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