Ever surprise how Dior organizes its Cruise collections? The Parisian Home has simply unveiled what went on behind the scenes of its newest Cruise 2022 assortment that premiered in Greece’s capital metropolis final June, all performed by the lens of Greek tradition in its new documentary “The Greek Bar Jacket,” an Anemon Productions movie.
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“Maria Grazia Chiuri [Dior’s women’s creative director]” gave Athenian filmmaker Marianna Economou carte blanche to drag the curtain,” notes the home in an announcement. The artistic director was enamored by Economou from her movie, When Tomatoes Met Wagner. Working with native artisans, Chiuri created an area for open dialogue that brings mild to Greek ancestral household traditions. Chiuri is understood for giving artwork, creatives, and ladies’s empowerment a platform to shine. This documentary does simply this, it provides a platform to Dior’s heritage to Hellenic tradition.
The present’s setting was at Athen’s Panathenaic Stadium, the place Economou met actors from the occasion to retrace Chiuri’s artistic course of. It’s “a synergy of excellence, a virtuoso dialog between the distinctive savoir-faire of the Dior Ateliers and Greek artisans.”
The documentary opens within the Peloponnese metropolis of Argos at tailor Aristeidis Tzonevrakis’ workshop. The tailor reinterpreted the Bar jacket, an iconic piece that symbolizes the New Look revolution. Economou then travels to Soufli, positioned in jap Macedonia and the Thrace area, visiting the Silk Line manufacturing unit operated by Kostas Mouhtaridis and Dimitra Kolotoura. It’s right here that the Parisian home’s featherlight silk materials are made. Capturing illustrator Christiana Soulou’s creations which are transposed onto cut-yarn jacquard attire, Economou additionally visits the island of Thasos. Within the capital the work of Dior milliner Stephen Jones, the Benaki Museum’s NE.M.A trimmings, and the Tsalavoutas workshop, the documentarian highlights the long-lasting sailor’s cap.