With each collection, Dior’s Maria Grazia Chiuri continues to steadfastly hold on to her ambition to champion the women of the past and create a space for the women of tomorrow. For the French Maison’s Fall 2023 Ready-to-Wear presentation
, catalysed by the Creative Director’s muses Catherine Dior, Édith Piaf and Juliette Gréco, this belief led her to work with Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos
on the set design. A collaborator of the house, Vasconcelos’s gargantuan sculptures fuse together everyday objects to explore the status of women, commercialism society and communal identity. Christened Valkyrie Miss Dior
, this collaborative project saw these explorations come together, along with twenty different materials sourced from Dior’s atelier and thousands of LED lights, to introduce us to a world where women are at the front and centre.