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Christian Dior visits Parsons School of Design. He provides a guest critique of a gown inspired by his 1951 collection and designed by third year student George Yazbek and modeled by second year student, Alda Balestretti.
Slide Avail./ 933990..MR. CHRISTIAN DIOR ADVISES A YOUNG DESIGNER AT PARSONS/ NEW YORK CITY: CHRISTIAN DIOR, FAMOUS DESIGNER AND VISITOR AT PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN, PRAISES GOWN INSPIRED BY HIS 1951 COLLECTION AND DESIGNED IN HIS HONOR BY 3RD YEAR STUDENT GEORGE YAZBEK. THE GOWN, MODELED BY 2ND YEAR DESIGN STUDENT ALDA BALESTRETTI, IS AN ALL PLEASTED PALE BLUE ORGANDY PLAID THAT FLOWS LIKE A THIN STREAM FROM THE PETALLED BODICE. MR.. DIOR'S NEW "EDITED" LOOK STRESSES SIMPLICITY OF LINE AND LUXURY OF MATERIALS, WORKMANSHIP AND IDEAS./
NY 1-2/ CREDIT (ACME)/ 11/13/51/ (EE)
Parsons Institutional Collections
box 12, folder 12
CitationChristian Dior Visits Parsons School of Design.
1951. Parsons School of Design Alumni Association records; Photographs (PC030201.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 22 Nov 2018
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