Livestream: Dior to Show "Political" FW19 Collection at Paris Fashion Week

Maria Grazia Chiuri continues to make a statement with her designs.

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Dior is set to unveil its Fall/Winter 2019 collection at Paris Fashion Week this Tuesday. While the theme of the runway show has yet to be revealed, the French luxury fashion house has released a teaser video prior to the catwalk.

In the short clip, model and Maria Grazia Chiuri‘s Dior muse Ruth Bell is asked about her everyday personal style. “Why do I wear what I wear?” says the runway-favorite. “I wear mainly men’s clothes. I think of myself as pretty simple. I think my clothes are simple too, but I like that. I don’t like too fussy.”

She shares in a later portion of the video, “I think my clothes can be political because I wear men’s clothes.”

Since joining Dior as its Artistic Director in 2016, Chiuri has been using fashion as a means to make powerful statements. From the “We Should All Be Feminists” T-shirt in her FW17 collection, to the protests-inspired FW18 show, the Italian designer is weaving politics with fashion, one floaty dress at a time.

Tune in to watch Dior’s FW19 runway show, which will begin at 2:30 p.m. CET/8:30 a.m. EST on February 26.

For more from the FW19 Fashion Month circuit, read our recap of some of the best shows that took place at Milan Fashion Week, including Fendi, Jil Sander, GCDS and more.

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