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Dior's Spring 2013 Couture: Did Someone Order a Princess Gown?

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If Raf Simons for Dior's Fall 2013 show had critics clamoring over one another to praise the house's new creative director, then the Spring 2013 round—with its fluffy tulle, flower appliques, new suit shapes, and wedding gowns—invited more of the same. Cathy Horyn called the show "astonishing" and "full of lightness, hidden layers of embroidery and dazzling color combinations." Whatevs, just another day in the life of a genius.
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