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Dior? Dior?! Diorling?!?!

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Show and Tell - Share your treasures' started by rosebudrose, Dec 19, 2010.

  1. rosebudrose

    rosebudrose Registered Guest

    I've mostly gotten over my flower child/prairie dress/Gunne Sax hoarding phase, but sometimes I run into something really special that just HAS to come home with me.

    Imagine my surprise when, during a routine treasure hunt, I came across this beauty. Not just a Dior, but an honest-to-goodness Diorling! I'm pretty sure it's very late 1960s/early 1970s, during the time when Marc Bohan was head of Dior.
    Sooo soft and moody, the perfect blend of hippie chic and victoriana.

    Alas, I can tell myself a million times that I NEED a velvet button-front lounging gown with ruffle sleeves, but that still won't make it true, so it's not going to stay in my collection, but I thought I'd brag while I still had the chance :embaressed:


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  2. Ookoo

    Ookoo Registered Guest

    I'm in love! :clapping:
     
  3. joules

    joules Trade Member

    What a thrill to see the label. Fabulous dress, loving the sleeve treatment.
     
  4. ivycompany

    ivycompany Trade Member

  5. yumyumvintage

    yumyumvintage Trade Member

    SWEEEEET!

    -Chris
     
  6. vintagedevotion

    vintagedevotion Trade Member

  7. Midge

    Midge Super Moderator Staff Member

  8. poppysvintageclothing

    poppysvintageclothing Administrator Staff Member

  9. fashionpoor

    fashionpoor Registered Guest

    Both are lovely! I'd never heard of Diorling before, but I can certainly appreciate the attraction - they're gorgeous :)

    Lisa
     
  10. Isabella1988

    Isabella1988 Registered Guest

    This is the first time I sew this dress, not my style, but love it!!
     

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