Natalia Vodianova Cuts Ribbon on Dior Event at Galeries Lafayette

THE BIG BLUE: Christian Dior painted Galeries Lafayette blue on Tuesday evening for a special event marking the 70th anniversary of the French fashion house.
Dior has taken over 11 windows at the retailer’s Paris flagship on Boulevard Haussmann until Oct. 10. In celebration of creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri’s blue-themed fall collection for the house, the store is offering 23 exclusive products at a pop-up space on the ground floor.
The event coincides with Paris Fashion Week, which is scheduled to run from Sept. 25 to Oct. 3.
Model and philanthropist Natalia Vodianova joined Chiuri, Dior chief executive officer Sidney Toledano and members of the Houzé family, which runs Galeries Lafayette, to cut the ribbon in front of the zodiac-themed window displays — a nod to house founder Christian Dior’s fondness for consulting astrologers.

Philippe Houzé, Nicolas Houzé, Natalia Vodianova, Sidney Toledano, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Guillaume Houzé. 
Dominique Maître

Pausing to admire the hot-air balloon hovering under the flagship’s landmark cupola, attendees including Philippe Houzé, executive chairman of Galeries Lafayette Group, and Nicolas Houzé, ceo of its department store division, headed to the Galerie des Galeries exhibition space to take in a show of 12 original designs by Dior, titled “I Feel Blue,” which

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Source: Women’s Wear Daily
Natalia Vodianova Cuts Ribbon on Dior Event at Galeries Lafayette

Natalia Vodianova Cuts Ribbon on Dior Event at Galeries Lafayette

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