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Haute Couture Collection / Spring Summer 2011 - Dior by John Galliano. Commissioned by the ROM thanks to the generous support of the Louise Hawley Stone Charitable Trust. BIG TIME: took 500 hours to make; BIG SIZE: 175 meters of cloth; BIG EVENT: Last and most technically challenging collection by John Galliano for Christian Dior. photo: Joe Lewis

The ROM went "BIG" in the fall of 2012 with fashion and textiles , BIG runs until Fall 2013 in the
Patricia Harris Gallery of Textiles and Costume, Level 4



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