Two visions of Renée, one of Christian Dior’s favorite models who represented his physical idéal. ”Every dress she puts on seems to be a success,” he wrote in his memoirs. According to Victoire, Renée’s proportions ”were so perfect that they were shop mannequin-like.”
1954, Gazette du bon ton dress, Autumn-Winter 1954 Haute Couture collection, H line.
photo © Mark Shaw.