Buro exclusive: A closer look at Dior's SS16 collection

Buro exclusive: A closer look at Dior's SS16 collection

Special feature

Text: Dora Aljoofri-Shrestha

Image: Adrien Dirand for Dior
Image: Morgan O'Donovan for Dior

In this Buro exclusive, we discover in detail Dior’s spring/summer 2016 collection

There was a lot to remember from Dior's spring/summer 2016 show. From the breathtaking show set — the floral dome made up of 400,000 blue delphiniums — to the pure and ethereal collection, the SS16 outing was also the last of Raf Simon's work for the storied fashion house.

The spring/summer collection was a presentation on purity with hints of subversive sexuality subtly interwoven with Dior's house codes. The ladylike simplicity of the collection as seen through light and sheer cotton underpinnings, romanticised with delicate scallop edging was a demonstration on newfound femininity.

Scroll down and take a closer look at the exclusive backstage images of the poetically pretty collection brilliantly conceptualised by Simons for Dior, and executed through the savoir-faire of the French maison's atelier. 

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