Cavalier Couture

John Galliano channelled the Three Musketeers and Cavalier fashions (1660s) for his recent Spring 2009 couture collection for Dior. The result, works of art fit for the runway.

Garden of Love, Rubens

Dior's 1940s New Look merges with the Cavalier fashions of the late 1600s in this Spring 2009 design.

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Art images from Wikipedia