Dior in Bloom is episode 1 of the podcast Dior Untold, which will cover the fragrance history of the house. "In the opening episode, Dior in Bloom, journey through Christian Dior’s life and discover the colorful places that shaped the vision of this exceptional couturier and perfumer. One of these extraordinary places, where this story begins, is Grasse – Christian Dior’s favorite region in France. It is here where he truly cultivated his love of flowers by planting acres of Centifolia Roses fulfilling the ultimate dream of this garden and flower enthusiast." No visuals, 23 minutes.
Natalie Portman for Miss Dior Rose N'Roses.
Fashion brand Dior released a video advertisement Friday morning for its cologne, Sauvage, featuring a Native American dancer in ceremonial garb, including a feathered headdress. The combination of the imagery and the name of the cologne, prompted many on social media to interpret the ad as racist and emblematic of cultural appropriation.
— Read more at Dior accused of racism, cultural appropriation for new 'Sauvage' cologne ad at NBC News, or see Dior perfume ad featuring Johnny Depp criticized over Native American tropes at The Guardian, or use Google — you'll have plenty of choice. If you missed the ad when I posted it yesterday, you're too late because they'd taken it down by the afternoon (although if you look around online you can find clips of the teaser).