Laurence Benaim is a writer and historian known for her biographies of Yves Saint Laurent and Marie-Laure de Noailles, among others.
"[Dior: The New Look Revolution], small and elegant, takes
the reader through a beautifully illustrated chronology of the
suit, from its 1955 appearance in the iconic photo by Willy
Maywald in a Paris winter scene. Illustrations include an 1892
Manet painting of a woman equestrian in a nipped-waist ensemble,
along with contemporary versions of coats and dresses that show its
continuity. It's a quiet book--and an essential reference for
designers and fashion historians. Love it."
"Celebrate the historical, fashion forward revolution inspired
by the legendary Dior, while venturing into his enduring
-THE SOCIETY DIARIES