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Marion Cotillard Awarded Legion d’Honneur

Marion Cotillard is an Oscar-winning actress and spokesperson who has captivated us with her performances in movies such as “La Vie en rose” — for which she won the award no less— and “Inception”. Now, the 40-year-old can add recipient of the Legion d’Honneur to an already impressive portfolio.

Unfortunately, events have conspired to turn July 14 tragic this year. Our thoughts are with the victims of the Nice Bastille Day attack and the people of France.

Awarded three times a year, the first at the start of the year followed by Easter and on Bastille Day, it is in fact France’s highest honor. The actress was among 650 civilians and military personnel whose names we were published in the government’s official journal, on a day that the country celebrated its independence.

In the past, Cotillard received the country’s highest award for artistic talent and holds the title as the first French woman to win America’s top acting prize since 1960. Among other recipients of the prestigious award announced Thursday were photographers Raymond Depardon and Sebastiao Salgado.

Off Runway: Tribute to Women in Dior

If you have ever wondered about all the famous figures to have worn Christian Dior since 1947, you should turn to France’s Christian Dior Museum, which is holding a special exhibition on just that subject. Housed in the iconic fashion designer’s childhood home in Granville, Normandy, the summer exhibition entitled “Women in Dior – Sublime Elegance of a Portrait,” (Femmes en Dior – Sublime elegance d’un portrait) runs from May 5 to September 25, 2016.

The exhibition pays homage to the stylish women – princesses, First Ladies, fashion icons, movie stars, musicians and more – who have worn garments designed by the French fashion house, exploring the relationship between the different Dior pieces and their famous wearers.

After being sketched by the designer, crafted in the atelier and presented at the traditional catwalk shows, haute-couture garments are carefully chosen by the women of the world. Selections are made in function of tastes and personalities or with specific events in mind.

“Women in Dior – Sublime Elegance of a Portrait,” organized by fashion historian and curator Florence Müller, honors these famous figures and the key moments in their lives that saw them create an unbreakable bond with the Dior pieces they wore.

The exhibition focuses on the elegant women who have showcased Dior’s dresses, garments and accessories in style, from 1947 to the present day. Their personality, style and key moments from their lives are explored through a selection of dresses, photographs, letters, paintings and drawings.

The Christian Dior Museum pays homage to Princess Grace of Monaco, Lady Diana, Leonor Fini, Olivia de Havilland, Jackie Kennedy, Francine Weisweiller, Marilyn Monroe, Charlize Theron, Liz Taylor, Mitzah Bricard, Edmonde Charles-Roux, Natalie Portman, Jennifer Lawrence, Marion Cotillard and Rihanna.

Among the exhibition’s striking portraits, Lady Diana can be seen on a trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1995, carrying the bag that would become the iconic Lady Dior. Similarly, Rihanna can be seen attending Dior’s 2016 spring/summer ready-to-wear show, held in Paris, France, in 2015.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a book, also entitled Women in Dior – Sublime Elegance of a Portrait, written by fashion journalist Laurence Benaïm and published by Rizzoli. The book takes a closer look at the famous figures who marked the history of the French fashion house, exploring their tastes, their memories and – of course – their Dior ensembles.

Lady Dior 2015

Watch: Marion Cotillard Goes Sci-Fi for Lady Dior

Lady Dior 2015

An isolated solar plant in the California desert serves as the backdrop for the Lady Dior Spring-Summer 2015 campaign, brought to life by Marion Cotillard and shot by Peter Lindbergh.

The making-of video (above) shows Cotillard and company on location in a flat, arid setting populated by solar panels that are echoed by the actress’s sparkly attire and shiny metallic bag.

Lady Dior film Electric City

WATCH: Marion Cotillard stars in new Lady Dior campaign

The Oscar-winning French actress has a new campaign out for Lady Dior bags, and it’s a mysterious nighttime treat.

Lady Dior film Electric City

Shot in the dark in the very center of Paris, the new Lady Dior film, titled “Electric City,” is accompanied by a series of campaign images which also play around in the City of Light’s phosphorescent night ambiance.

Lady Dior Electric City ad campaign

Shot by British photographer Craig McDean, Marion Cotillard carries a selection of the   bag line in the images, dressed naturally head-to-toe in the brand’s ready-to-wear.

Lady Dior Electric City campaign

The actress has been the face of the line since 2008, and previous campaigns have seen her bouncing around on trampolines and captured in a witty portrait of Hollywood in a film by John Cameron Mitchell.



Marion Cotillard returns for new Lady Dior campaign

The Academy Award-winning French actress appears in a new campaign for Christian Dior’s handbag line, Lady Dior, shot by Jean-Baptiste Mondino.

In the new images, the 38-year-old actress bounces in the air wearing Pre-Fall 2014 looks by creative director Raf Simons.

Lady Dior handbag Fall-Winter 2014

The campaign is set to break on Friday in the latest Vogue Brazil and on April 2 in the US edition of Vanity Fair, according to WWD.

Cotillard has been the face of the Lady Dior line since 2008, and shows off new versions of the bag in the latest campaign.

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Marion Cotillard Returns as the Face of Lady Dior [VIDEO]

Lady Dior campaign by Tim walker

The French couture brand has unveiled the first three images from its latest Lady Dior campaign, starring French actress and style icon Marion Cotillard.

Shot by Tim Walker, the images provide a glimpse of the bags from the 2014 Lady Dior Resort collection, highlighting a pop art feel and combining primary colors with white and black.

The first image shows Marion wearing bright red lipstick and an electric blue dress, which matches the handbag worn around her wrist. The luxury bag is accented with subtle green and purple highlights.

Marion Cotillard Lady Dior Resort 2014

The second photograph presents a more dramatic contrast, showing Cotillard in a black dress against a white and yellow backdrop. At the center of the frame is Dior’s classic bag in graduated colors from bright yellow to red. Cotillard poses barefoot, with her hair slicked back for a refined yet modern look.

Marion Cotillard LadyDior Resort 2014

An icon of contemporary French cinema, Marion Cotillard is also known for her elegant style, and she has been a Dior brand ambassador since 2008.

Marion Cotillard Peter Lindbergh Lady Dior Handbags

Lady Dior Spring 2012 campaign by Peter Lindbergh

Marion Cotillard Peter Lindbergh Lady Dior Handbags

Marion Cotillard returns for Lady Dior, this time shot by Peter Lindbergh in the Oscar Niemeyer-designed Communist Party HQ in Paris.

“She embodies an independent chic woman of captivating style and sensual elegance with the icon bag Lady Dior in a raffia and crocodile version.”
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L.A.dy Dior The Film

Marion Cotillard

Dior presents the latest version of its Lady Dior film series with a comedy directed by John Cameron Mitchell and starring Marion Cotillard.

The new Dior film features Marion as a young Hollywood movie-star, frolicking pool-side for a Dior TV commercial.

The fifth installment of the Lady Dior films was inspired by a 1973 short film by famed fashion photographer Richard Avedon that starred model Lauren Hutton.
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Miss Lady Dior Handbags 2011

Marion Cotillard for Miss Dior Handbags Fall 2011

 Miss Lady Dior Handbags 2011

Marion Cotillard is fronting Miss Lady Dior Handbags campaign – Photographed by fashion photographer Mikael Jansson – for fall 2011 season.

The French actress looks picture perfect while posing in fall worthy attire with luxury handbag collection featuring the chain-link handled Miss Dior handbag.
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Lady Grey Dior

Marion Cotillard in “Lady Grey London” – The Film

Lady Grey Dior

Marion Cotillard is one lady, four cities: filmed and photographed by today’s most important directors and photographers.

After Paris in “The Lady Noire Affair”, Marion Cotillard became “Lady Rouge” the sultry songstress in New York in a clip by Jonas Akerlund, before going back in time in David Lynch’s love story entitled “Lady Blue Shanghai”.

In the finale, we discover what’s inside her bag in a fantastical silent film by director John Cameron Mitchell, “Lady Grey London” (below).
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Dior Lady Grey London: the teaser

For the forth installment of the Lady Dior saga, Marion Cotillard takes on London in Lady Grey and you can now discover the teaser on Luxuo (below).

John Cameron Mitchell brings Lady Dior, the character played by Marion, to life as she steals the hearts of two men in this epic finale to her four city adventure.

Unveil the mystery and celebrate the iconic Lady Dior on December 8, 2010 at www.LadyDior.com

Lady Dior in Grey London

The fourth and final episode of the Marion Cotillard’s Lady Dior story for Christian Dior is now complete with Shades of Grey.

The French actress is standing atop the London Eye Ferris Wheel, carrying the Lady Dior bag in grey.

This represents the fourth and final episode of the handbag saga, which has also seen Cotillard pictured in Paris (on the Eiffel Tower), Shanghai and New York.
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Lady Dior And Marion Cotillard Land In Shanghai

Marion Cotillard is back for the latest installment of the Lady Dior campaign titled Lady Blue. For this fourth chapter, Cotillard has been taken to Shanghai.

The short film follows a teaser clip that was released a few weeks ago, where Marion Cotillard, dressed in black, recites a poem penned by David Lynch, and dances with her blue Lady Dior bag.

Directed by David Lynch, the short film is a love story full of mystery. “It’s about memory, […] And then, when you remember, it’s different” Lynch said.
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Marion Cotillard sings Franz Ferdinand for Dior

Exclusive! French actress Marion Cotillard has teamed up with Franz Ferdinand to record a song to launch Dior’s new fashion range.

Cotillard, the face of the French label, sings lead vocal on ‘The Eyes Of Mars’, written by the band.

The song will soundtrack an advert in which Cotillard plays a working woman who transforms herself into a sultry singer at night.

She emerges from behind a velvet curtain in a club to sing the song.

The advertisement, shot in New York in 2009, is the latest instalment in a series of online ads built around the iconic Lady Dior handbag.

The clip will be available as of March 5th on the site www.ladydior.com, date which coincides with Christian Dior’s 2011 Autumn-Winter Fashion Show.

Dior “Lady Rouge, New York” The making of

As anticipation builds up over David Lynch’s ‘Lady Dior’ commercial, fans of French actress Marion Cotillard, who again stars in the ads, can already peek behind the scenes of the print campaign for the range.

The making-of shows star photographer Annie Leibovitz directing Cotillard, who is wearing Dior’s latest collections, as creative director John Galliano and other onlookers are watching the scene.

The latest chapter of the Alfred Hitchcock-inspired ‘Lady Dior’ commercial was recently shot by Lynch in Shanghai.
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