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Christian Dior’s sketches, Château de La Colle Noire, France

Anne Quito
  • Anne Quito
By Anne Quito

Design and architecture reporter

Published Last updated This article is more than 2 years old.

I snapped a photo of these sketches on Christian Dior’s desk at his dreamy Provencal estate, Château de La Colle Noire. There I learned that Dior, a man of some heft, liked to draw while submerged in a custom-built golden bathtub in the adjacent bathroom.

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