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How to pronounce Christian Dior
This is a straightforward name to pronounce in English and in French, which is where it originates. Pronounce Christian with a nasalized 'n' at the end (the color-coded phonetics and audio will guide you). Pronounce Dior in one syllable - so 'dyohr' rather than 'dee/ohr'.
More about Christian Dior
The House of Dior is one of the world's best-known fashion houses. It was founded by Christian Dior in 1947 and continues to be a leader in haute couture today. Dior also makes accessories such as watches and jewelry, as well as fragrances and make-up and beauty products, as well as a prêt à porter (ready to wear) line. When Christian Dior opened his couture house, he brought a 'New Look' into fashion. He brought full skirts, nipped-in waists, and glamour and femininity back to fashion, after years of wartime austerity. To this day, the name Dior is synonymous with luxury and style. Dior is worn by royalty and movie stars, which adds to the glamorous allure of one of France's most famous haute couture brands,
Who is the current head designer at Dior?
The current head of design at the House of Dior is Raf Simons, who replaced John Galliano in April 2012. He is the sixth designer after Christian Dior to head the fashion house. The House of Dior is now owned by LVMH.
How to pronounce Avenue Montaigne
The original Christian Dior shop is located at Number 30 Avenue de Montaigne. The pronunciation of Montaigne is tricky for English speakers.
The 'n' in 'mont' is nasalized. The 'ai' sounds closes to the 'e' in 'led', and the 'gn' has a subtle 'ny' sound of the 'ny' in 'canyon'. It is easiest if you put in a soft neutral vowel at the end. Listen to the audio for more guidance. mo~/teny[e]
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