Dior Signature Sunglasses

Glass discovers the savoir-faire behind the Dior Signature sunglasses

MARIA Grazia Chiuri, artistic director of Dior and veteran designer of fashion accessories, has unveiled an ultra-desirable new eyewear line as part of her AW21 collection for the storied French House.

Dior Signature Sunglasses
The savoir-faire behind Dior’s Signature sunglasses
Dior Signature Sunglasses
The savoir-faire behind Dior’s Signature sunglasses
Dior Signature Sunglasses
The savoir-faire behind Dior’s Signature sunglasses

Dipping into the House archives with a particular focus on the 1970s – a recurrent theme in Chiuri’s collections for Dior – the new Dior Signature sunglasses line is defined by clever referencing and unparalleled craftsmanship.

Dior Signature Sunglasses
The savoir-faire behind Dior’s Signature sunglasses
Dior Signature Sunglasses
The savoir-faire behind Dior’s Signature sunglasses

Each frame’s acetate temples are adorned with two metal lines highlighting the glittering Christian Dior logo and elegantly evoking the iconic Dior Book Tote bag – the beloved model first introduced by Chuiri as part of the brand’s SS18 collection.

Dior Signature Sunglasses
The savoir-faire behind Dior’s Signature sunglasses
Dior Signature Sunglasses
The savoir-faire behind Dior’s Signature sunglasses
Dior Signature Sunglasses
The savoir-faire behind Dior’s Signature sunglasses

In the video below, discover more about the extraordinary savoir-faire behind the new Dior Signature sunglasses line, from the design to each model’s careful assembly by hand.

by Joshua Hendren

All photographs: Valentin Hennequin

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