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Mélanie Laurent tapped for Dior

According to French media reports, the Inglourious Basterds actress has signed on to become the new face of Dior’s Hypnotic Poison fragrance. Laurent — who has confirmed she will be wearing vintage Dior to the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival as this year’s host — will be joining fellow French actress Marion Cotillard [...]

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Moscow art museum honors Dior

After the John Galliano debacle, Christian Dior can use all the positive publicity it can get, and a new retrospective of its history at the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts sets out to bring back the fashion house’s magic. Opening on April 28, the exhibit showcasing the brand’s 64-year history will not only present [...]


John Galliano sacked from own label

John Galliano, sacked as chief designer at Christian Dior amid a furore over alleged anti-Semitic remarks, has now been fired from his eponymous label. Women’s Wear Daily said Galliano, 50, had been “formally sacked” by directors of the John Galliano label, which is 91 percent owned by Dior. It added that a sell-off of the [...]


Dior to present collection despite Galliano’s departure

“It is understood that Dior intends to go ahead with its runway show on Friday [March 4],” Women’s Wear Daily reports. Christian Dior released a statement on March 1 saying it had fired John Galliano with immediate effect in the wake of his arrest over anti-semitic remarks last week.


Dior suspends chief designer John Galliano

Dior suspends chief designer John Galliano following his arrest for alleged assault French police briefly detained British fashion designer John Galliano in Paris on Thursday evening for alleged assault and making anti-Semitic remarks The detention in Paris’ fashionable Marais district came after Dior’s chief designer allegedly verbally accosted a couple seated on a cafe terrace. [...]

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Natalie Portman’s Miss Dior Chérie Commercial

Black Swan star Natalie Portman features in a new TV ad for Christian Dior’s Miss Dior Chérie fragrance. Again directed by Sofia Coppola, this latest installment for the scent shows the Oscar nominee as her most French self, dressing up in Dior (bien sûr), lounging around a dreamy bedroom, and blindfolding her male counterpart. Natalie [...]

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