While it's hard to imagine anything but chaos when thinking of the house of Dior during the period between the reign of designers John Galliano and Raf Simons, Creative Director Bill Gaytten's final collection for Fall 2012 was one of beauty and romance. Demure 40s- and 50s-inspired silhouettes included full midi length skirts, cashmere wrap tops, and a muted color palette of taupe, blush, and burgundy that evoked classic ballet style. To capture this soft romantic trend, look for ballerina silhouettes, cinched jackets, and soft colors. Get a head start by shopping these 8 timeless pieces that will remain classic and iconic staples, just like the house itself.
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Jennifer Davidson joined theFashionSpot team as Managing Editor in November 2010. In addition to overseeing the editorial content of the site, she shares her fashion, beauty, and pop culture obsessions in her weekly column The Love List. Prior to joining the tFS team, Jennifer produced fashion segments for television, and is also the co-founder of StyleBakery.com.