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 (dē-ôr′), Christian 1905-1957.
French designer noted for his innovative fashions that emphasized narrow shoulders, tight waists, and long, full skirts.


(diːˈɔː; French djɔr)
(Biography) Christian (ˈkrɪstʃən; French kristjɑ̃). 1905–57, French couturier, noted for his New Look of narrow waist with a long full skirt (1947); he also created the waistless sack dress


Christian, 1905–57, French fashion designer.
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Noun1.Dior - French couturier whose first collection in 1947 created a style that became known as the New Look (1905-1957)
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