Paris is a shop window for luxury and elegance, with the haute couture fashion show for John Galliano's collection for Christian Dior. It's a tribute to the Dior essence, to the fifties and to a contemporary feminine look. The haute couture show featured revisions of all the brand's iconic...

First, creative director John Galliano was arrested for assault and anti-Semitism in France and indefinitely suspended from his duties with the company as a result. If that weren't problematic enough, nominee Nicole Kidman then showed up at Sunday's 2011 Academy Awards wearing a Dior Haute...

"Dior couture is a platform, and it has a huge influence into the ready-to-wear collection." - John Galliano Haute Couture is French phrase for "high sewing", and I think we are all know that it is the most expensive clothes ever made. It nearly cost 6-digit USD. However, we usually just...

Haute Couture week in Paris is all but a few weeks away and although the main topic of discussion is guaranteed to be the first Christian Dior couture show since 1997 without John Galliano at the helm we'd like to congratulate Giambattista Valli on being invited to show his first couture...

Galliano, a member of the French Legion of Honour and multiple award winning British Designer of the Year, was "briefly detained... after allegedly assaulting a couple in a Paris restaurant and making anti-Semitic remarks." Galliano apparently got into a haute couture slap fight and more....

enjoy the evolution of Galliano's designs for the ready-to-wear component of Christian Dior it was his work in the haute couture realm that stopped me in my tracks, season after season. Here, I've highlighted a brief few looks from Galliano's couture portfolio. Christian Dior Haute...

For me the collection of the week that delivered both these representations with such strength came from Chiuri & Picioli at Valentino, which closed the week of haute couture on day three. The folkloric, romantic creatures that emerged from the show had a sense of fragility and maturity to...

Haute Couture looks from the Spring Summer 2011 Collections of established Couture Houses the likes of, Gaultier Paris by Jean-Paul Gaultier, Maison Martin Margiela Artisanal, Chanel Haute Couture by Karl Lagerfeld, Elie Saab Haute Couture, Alexandre Vauthier Couture, the last Dior Haute...

And on the nausea went until, implausibly, John Galliano self-destructed in a liquored-up "I love Hitler" rant — caught, as so many career-enders are these days, on video and circulated on the Web. Some felt the panic more than others and wondered if it was not time for them to get out, too....

I was tempted to post images from most of the shows held in Paris this week, from the opulent haute couture shows, but have decided to go with just my favourite. For me, once again Christian Dior stole the show! John Galliano never ceases to amaze me with his creative genius and eye for...

 

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