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Dior col­lab­o­rates with African fab­ric stu­dio Uni­wax, Net­flix débuts The Politi­cian, plus more fash­ion and cul­ture news

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For Dior’s cruise 2020 col­lec­tion, which débuted on run­ways in Morocco this past April, the fash­ion house an­nounced a part­ner­ship with Uni­wax, a fab­ric stu­dio based in Ivory Coast. One of the last of its kind, the ate­lier pro­duces in­tri­cate wax-print fab­rics made from start to fin­ish in Africa. Uni­wax’s ar­ti­sans were given to­tal cre­ative liberty with Dior’s iconog­ra­phy, re­sult­ing in new twists on the fa­mil­iar tarot themes and toile de Jouy, all bear­ing the la­bel Édi­tion Spé­ciale Chris­tian Dior–uni­wax.

PHO­TO­GRAPH ED BY JACK BELLI

Hair: Tet­suya Ya­makata for Artlist. Makeup: Yui Ishibashi for De Facto Inc. Man­i­cure: Yuko Wada for Ate­lier Man­age­ment. Model: Han­nah Hol­man for He­roes.

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