Dior Couture by Patrick Demarchelier

Scheduled to be released this December 2011 by Rizzoli, just in time gifting for the Holidays, is the Dior Couture by Patrick Demarchelier book.  This book is a portfolio of over one hundred iconic gowns from the entire era of Christian Dior haute couture, including dresses designed by Dior himself and those of his successors, Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, and John Galliano. Each of these portraits were shot by fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier. Here is a limited preview of the book.