Bar Suit, Tailleur, 1947
Iconic model by the House of Dior, New Look tailored suit. Reproduction provided by the House of Dior.
Ivory-coloured, raw silk jacket, below-the-hip length, very fitted to the waist, V-neck and the front upper collar is folded into lapels, vertical cut over the chest and the back has two princess seams and a central seam.
Long, mid-calf skirt in taffeta (structured taffeta) and black mercerized cotton. It is all pleated towards the left with a “plissé du soleil" pleat in different widths, two centimetres at the waist and four centimetres at the hem.