|Raf Simons impressed by how Dior's archival pieces are still so modern|
|Simons' fresh floral take on Dior's feminine silhouettes|
|Simons uses Sterling Ruby's paintings to make his pieces|
They are not just Simons' ideas, but of the entire atelier -- it was them who translated the sketches into three-dimensional designs that take exceptional talent and experience to pull off. Interestingly the atelier are impressed by the accuracy of Simon's team's sketches, down to the millimetre, though haute couture is a work in progress, as they literally work on a model to figure out exactly what they want to do.