walk­ing on air

The sky’s the limit this sea­son.

ELLE (Canada) - - Style - LISA GUI­MOND

ed­i­tor’s POV Dior’s re­sort 2016 col­lec­tion was staged in a space-age par­adise–the ideal set­ting for what crit­ics de­scribed as Raf Si­mons’ most for­ward-think­ing de­signs. It’s per­haps no co­in­ci­dence, now that Si­mons has left Dior, that his sec­ond-to-last show for the house ex­hib­ited such in­de­pen­dence of spirit. Si­mons’ de­par­ture is proof that even a dream job can have its lim­i­ta­tions and that in or­der to progress, it’s nec­es­sary to be fear­less in the pur­suit of some­thing new.

Dior’s re­sort 2016 show took place at Palais Bulles, a fu­tur­is­tic ar­chi­tec­tural marvel lo­cated on the French Riviera. wish list “So Real” sun­glasses ($485); leather “Lady Dior” hand­bag ($5,300); “Tri­anon” can­vas jacquard boots ($1,400). All Dior (dior.com

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