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Dior History

1947: Christian Dior founded his business of the same name (Dior) in a mansion in avenue Montaigne, Paris. From here he went on to design ladies collections.

Early 1950’s: In the the 1950’s, Christian Dior expanded his business to include perfumes. By 1957, Christian Dior was responsible for over half of France’s haute couture exports worldwide.

1975: In 1975, Christian Dior created his first line of luxury watches.

2001: The Dior Watchmaking Workshops were founded in 2001 in the heart of the watchmaking region of Switzerland – Le Chaux-de-Fonds.

2008: The launch of the first Tourbillon caliber from Dior in the Dior Christal collection.

2011: The launch of Dior’s VIII Collection and it’s first Dior Inversé caliber, placing the functional swinging rotor above the dial.

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