Christian Dior

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Birthday
21, 1905
Birthplace
Granville, France
Death Date
Oct 23, 1957 (52)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
21, 1905
Birthplace
Granville, France
Death Date
Oct 23, 1957 (52)

About

Founder of his eponymous iconic fashion house who made wildly popular post-WWII designs. The fashion house was later operated by LVMH.

Before Fame

A childhood interest in art was stifled by his father, who pressured him to enter the diplomatic corps.

Trivia

During WWII, he designed fashions for top Nazi officials as well as members of the French resistance.

Family Life

He was one of five children of Alexandre Louis Maurice Dior, who was a successful fertilizer merchant.

Associated With

Kanye West released a song titled "Christian Dior Denim Flow" in 2010.