Dior taking its time to find Galliano successor

Christian Dior is in no hurry to name a successor to the disgraced John Galliano as creative director, its chief executive Sidney Toledano said on Monday. “You know when you ask young girls all the time when they are going to get married, they reply: When I find the right man,” he told AFP as … 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

A New Breed of Fashion Collaborations

This week, the Berlin-based fashion designer Esther Perbandt joins the long list of style icons who have lent their creative vision to everyday objects ranging from jackets for Prosecco bottles to macaroons. Here’s a roundup of the most buzz-worthy collaborations between renowned designers and non-fashion retailers in 2010.

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

John Galliano for Ladurée

John Galliano will be collaborating with famous Parisian pastry café Ladurée to release limited edition macarons. The Dior designer’s macaroons – which come in boxes of either 6, 12, or 18 – pay tribute to his new perfume Parlez-Moi d’Amour. He chose rose and ginger flavors and created a limited edition box featuring references to … Continued

Dior Eyes Contact Lenses

John Galliano launched in 2004 a line of contact lenses that feature circles of glitter, gold or black to outline the iris. The colours only covers around the iris, but what’s special about them is that they showcase the famous “CD” logo. Dior Eyes, which are currently on sale in stores throughout Europe, retail at … Continued

Dior Glossy Gold Limited Edition Sunglasses

John Galliano marks the fifth anniversary of his top selling Dior Glossy sunglasses collection with a limited edition called Dior Glossy Gold. The Glossy line launched five years ago, inspired by the oversized shapes of the 1970s. The new limited edition glasses stay true to the original model. With its extralarge lenses and curved frame … Continued

Galliano gets the riding habit at Dior

The sound of whinnying horses and thundering hooves set the scene for Christian Dior‘s haute couture show for next summer on Monday, with its opening sequence of riding habits, a personal favourite of Monsieur Dior.

Dior “Lady Rouge, New York” The making of

As anticipation builds up over David Lynch’s ‘Lady Dior’ commercial, fans of French actress Marion Cotillard, who again stars in the ads, can already peek behind the scenes of the print campaign for the range. The making-of shows star photographer Annie Leibovitz directing Cotillard, who is wearing Dior’s latest collections, as creative director John Galliano … Continued

John Galliano designs the Claridge’s Christmas tree

Iconic London hotel Claridge’s has unveiled its Christmas tree, which this year has been designed by Dior creative director John Galliano. The tree, which takes its inspiration from icy snow scenes, mixed with a tropical twist, dominates the hotel’s lobby. It is painted in white and metallic blue and perched among its branches are a … Continued