Elbaz to replace Simons at Christian Dior?

After a 14-year partnership, the celebrated fashion designer Alber Elbaz is to quit Lanvin and this is sure to fire up rumors about who will succeed Raf Simons as Dior’s next artistic director.

Dior names Raf Simons as new artistic director

French fashion powerhouse Dior has named Raf Simons as chief designer to succeed John Galliano who was fired more than a year ago for racist outbursts. The 44-year-old Belgian, who started out designing furniture, will be responsible for Haute Couture, Ready-to-Wear and Women’s Accessories. He will premiere his first Christian Dior Haute Couture collection in … Continued

Jil Sander Returns to Jil Sander

Jil Sander has confirmed she’s returning to her namesake company following Thursday’s news of Raf Simons’ departure from the label. “I am very happy and excited to be back. It feels like coming home after a brief journey,” Sander said in a statement February 24. A release announced February 23 that Simons will step down … Continued