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Dior collaborates with Chanakya School Of Craft

Female Students from the Chanakya School of Craft (By JADE)

21 embroidered panels commissioned by the fashion house for the Dior Spring Summer 2020 Haute Couture Fashion Show

By IANSlife Features

January 23, 2020 (IANSlife) 21 embroidered panels were commissioned by Dior for its Spring Summer 2020 Haute Couture Fashion Show. Tha panels were commissioned by Maria Grazia Chiuri, Creative Director of Dior women’s collections, in collaboration with Chanakya School Of Craft and renowned American artist Judy Chicago.

 

Dior X Chanakya School of Craft (By JADE)
Dior X Chanakya School of Craft (By JADE) 

 

Dior X Chanakya School of Craft (By JADE)

 

At the Haute Couture fashion show held at the Musée Rodin on Monday 20th January, Maria Grazia Chiuri, Creative Director of Dior women’s collections unveiled the  set inspired by Chicago’s iconic feminist work, 'The Dinner Party'. 

The collaboration, includes a series of 21 embroidered panels which were created with the help of 150 female students from the Chanakya School. Each panel took anywhere between 500 to 2,800 hours to create, involving 11 individual processes.

 

Female Students from the Chanakya School of Craft (By JADE)
Female Students from the Chanakya School of Craft (By JADE)

 

Karishma Swali, Maria Grazia Chiuri, and Nehal Shah
Karishma Swali, Maria Grazia Chiuri, and Nehal Shah

 

The Chanakya School of Craft founded by the designers Monica Shah and Karishma Swali. The international showcasing went a long way in promoting the  handcrafted traditions of India's women artisans.

 

Dior X Chanakya School of Craft (By JADE)
Dior X Chanakya School of Craft (By JADE)

 

Dior X Chanakya School of Craft (By JADE)

 

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