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Throwback Thursday: Tim Blanks Remembers John Galliano’s Spectacular Dior Couture Spring 1998 Show

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This photo has nothing to do with Dior’s Spring 1998 Couture show, but I like it anyway. / Image: Getty

In today's installment of his 'Throwback Thursday' video series for, Tim Blanks revisits his favorite fashion show evvvver — John Galliano's presentation for Dior's Spring 1998 Couture collection. The spectacular designs, inspired by Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and the Marchesa Luisa Casati, were shown in a similarly spectacular … fashion, at the Palais Garnier opera house in Paris.

"When you look up 'fashion show' in the dictionary," writes Blanks, "this is the show that should be there." Watch: