LVMH plans behind-the-scenes days this fall

Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy has announced open days at their European artisan workshops, ateliers, and vineyards for two days in October. WWD reports that on the 15th and 16th of the month, the public will be able to experience what happens behind the doors of the luxury conglomerate’s brands that include fashion houses Louis Vuitton, … Continued

Riccardo Tisci to replace Galliano At Dior?

Reputed fashion blog Fashionista is reporting that Italian designer Riccardo Tisci is set to take over as the new designer for Christian Dior. The former creative director for Givenchy is rumoured to replace John Galliano following his sacking over Anti-Semitic charges last month “He’s also…openly discussing his move to Dior with certain acquaintances,” writes editor … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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. … Continued

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 … Continued

Dior Homme – The Time I Had Some Time Alone

Shot by photographer Willy Vanderperre, the Dior Homme spring 2011 collection is revealed In an austere setting. The model Victor Nylander sports a number of signature Dior Homme by Kris Van Assche styles. To coincide with the movie, a shoot photographed by Karl Lagerfeld and model Baptiste Giabiconi will also be unveiled.

Faces in beauty 2011: celebrities we’ll see on billboards

From Christy Turlington to Natalie Portman, here are five of the most anticipated beauty campaigns for 2011. Natalie Portman for Dior: The American actress has been making headlines everywhere lately for her performance in Black Swan. On Wednesday, Portman nabbed yet another leading role when Dior named her the new face of Miss Dior Chérie, … Continued

Marion Cotillard in “Lady Grey London” – The Film

Marion Cotillard is one lady, four cities: filmed and photographed by today’s most important directors and photographers. After Paris in “The Lady Noire Affair”, Marion Cotillard became “Lady Rouge” the sultry songstress in New York in a clip by Jonas Akerlund, before going back in time in David Lynch’s love story entitled “Lady Blue Shanghai”. … Continued

Dior Lady Grey London: the teaser

For the forth installment of the Lady Dior saga, Marion Cotillard takes on London in Lady Grey and you can now discover the teaser on Luxuo (below). John Cameron Mitchell brings Lady Dior, the character played by Marion, to life as she steals the hearts of two men in this epic finale to her four … Continued

Claridge’s Galliano Christmas tree is all at sea

Once again, Dior’s head fashion designer John Galliano is returning to The Claridge’s Hotel in London for the holidays with his Dior Christmas Tree. For 2010, Galliano is creating a truly dazzling design, using the ocean as his muse for his “Under the Sea” Christmas tree. Made of sparkling silver leaves, pink coral, sea horses, … Continued

Dior Snaps up Avedon’s “Dovima” Photo

Christian Dior wins bid for one of the most famous fashion images of all time: Richard Avedon’s 1955 photo “Dovima With Elephants”. According to WWD, the image of Dovima, dressed in a Dior evening gown at the Cirque d’Hiver, went for 841,000 euros, ($1,148,910). This sale more than doubles Avedon’s previous auction record of $457,000 … Continued

Dior Homme Leather iPad Case

Since iPads are taking the world by storm, many designers have hopped on the bandwagon to create covers such as the Dior Homme iPad case. The case comes in book format and will be available in two material options – black tie leather or classic coated canvas. One side of the case is a notepad, … Continued

Lady Dior in Grey London

The fourth and final episode of the Marion Cotillard’s Lady Dior story for Christian Dior is now complete with Shades of Grey. The French actress is standing atop the London Eye Ferris Wheel, carrying the Lady Dior bag in grey. This represents the fourth and final episode of the handbag saga, which has also seen … Continued

Dior Homme – Un Rendez Vous by Guy Ritchie

After announcing the teaser for the new ad campaign for Dior Homme cologne signed by director Guy Ritchie, here is the full commercial starring Jude Law. The ad also includes Slovak fashion model Michaela Kocianova, and the music of Muse as the musical background for the Parisian setting.

Jude Law and Guy Ritchie team up for Dior ad

British actor, Jude Law, who has been the face of the Dior Homme fragrance for the past two years, will star in a new short film for the perfume. The movie, shot in Paris in March, was directed by Guy Ritchie, while photographer Peter Lindbergh was responsible for the image campaign. Rendez-vous will be released … Continued

Sofia Coppola is Directing New Dior Advert

Her commercial for Miss Dior Chérie is still a favorite of beauty and fashion fans, and it looks as if Dior wants to repeat this success. Filmmaker Sofia Coppola was spotted shooting with Natalie Portman (the new face of Dior perfumes) in Paris this week, prompting rumors that Coppola is the creative force behind the … Continued