>> Some rumors have the Dior job signed and sealed — with Riccardo Tisci at the helm — but according to LVMH head Bernard Arnault, as of this morning, no decision had been made about John Galliano 's replacement. "We're thinking," he said at the Louis Vuitton show. Suzy Menkes reports: "People...

• Azzedine Alaïa on John Galliano's ousting from Dior: "It's sad. He's a friend. It's too much: too many collections; too much pressure." < WWD > • Givenchy Couture's new CEO is Susan Whiteley. She replaces Fabrizio Malverdi, who is moving to Dior Homme . < WWD > • Jewelry designer Pamela...

Amid all the speculation about who would replace John Galliano as the couturier at the house of Dior, people who thought they were on the inside placed bets on everyone from Haider Ackermann to Sarah Burton. But Azzedine Alaia, the man who was actually offered the job, was never even touted as...

" It sounds like the feeling is mutual from Louis Vuitton head Bernard Arnault. "I could have asked many other talented designers to do Dior , but it would not have been the same," Arnault told Tatler Asia . "Take Marc Jacobs, he has been a fantastic success at Vuitton, and he has a...

After figuratively spitting in Bernard Arnault's face by turning down the creative director post left vacant by John Galliano at Christian Dior, Azzedine Alaïa pretty much earned the . But his recent comments about two of the fashion industry's most powerful players has elevated him to the...

Azzedine Alaïa Calls John Galliano's Firing ‘Sad'; Pamela Love to Design for Topshop Published on March 17, 2011 by Makeup and Beauty Zone · No Comments Azzedine Alaïa Calls John Galliano's Firing ‘Sad'; Pamela Love to Design for Topshop • Azzedine Alaïa on John Galliano's ousting from Dior:...

>> Azzedine Alaia was called to take the open creative director job at Dior, recently vacated by John Galliano, he has just confirmed. But: he said he wasn't interested — flattered, but not something he was going to pursue. The story of what happened with Galliano was a sad story, he added,...

After much speculation amidst the fashion scene of who would be taking John Galliano's place as the new designer of the house of Dior the name was finally announced. Best part is, Azzedine Alaia, the requested designer turned it down! Alaia, who told the Financial Times' Vanessa Friedman that...

What may shock him even further is the revelation that Azzedine Alaia was offered his former position as creative director at Dior. Read on for further details... Alaia has confirmed that he was called about the job, however said he was flattered but not interested. He also added that the...

Azzedine Alaia opens up. Most notable bit: he already has worked at Dior for five days during 60s. World Wide Web – Tunisian-born Azzedine Alaïa is usually pretty quiet but the designer has been in the news recently after admitting he turned down the Dior job after John Galliano was fired....

 

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