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Dior and the Victoria & Albert Museum (the V&A) in London will launch the largest fashion exhibition in the UK next February. “Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams” will highlight Dior’s vision of femininity, encompassing garments, accessories and fragrances, drawn from extensive Dior Archives. The show also will reveal the sources of inspiration that defined the House of Dior’s aesthetic. From the daring designs of Yves Saint Laurent to the flamboyance of Gianfranco Ferré, the exuberance of John Galliano, the minimalism of Raf Simons and Maria Grazia Chiuri’s feminist vision of fashion, it will show how each successive artistic director has stayed true to Dior’s vision of haute couture. One of the highlights will be the dress worn by Princess Margaret for her 21st birthday celebrations, loaned from the Museum of London. The exhibition has been curated for the V&A by Oriole Cullen and designed by Nathalie Crinière.