The extreme workload of the modern designer takes its toll on the most creative juices, and maybe a change is the best thing for Galliano and Dior in the long run. But this is all only with hindsight. Until last Thursday I thought the business of Christian Dior was marching along buoyantly...

I always look forward to Jil Sander, Raf Simons is one of my most favorite designers ever what he does for Jil Sander and his own line is truly aha-mazing. The collection had many codes of 'perfect couture' changed and reformed into his vision. Optimism is huge thing this season and yes we saw...

It was speculated yesterday that Raf Simons might be on the fast track to Dior as Jil Sander returned to the eponymous line she founded as creative director, but now it looks like that won't be the case. WWD reports that though Simons had been in talks with Dior, an agreement was never...

br> LVMH chief Bernard Arnault told his shareholders this week that Dior is extremely profitable — even without a creative director. "Profits more than doubled to 85 million euros, or $118.4 million, as sales in its own stores advanced 28 percent," he said. That must mean John Galliano's...

This morning, the JIL SANDER Group has announced the departure of Jil Sander (69), who has been the company's overall Creative Director. The German designer returned to the house in February 2012 after eight years away, replacing Raf Simons as he departed for Christian Dior. The German...

br> The exact circumstances under which Jil Sander replaced Raf Simons as the creative director of her eponymous fashion house were unclear until today. According to a new profile in WSJ. Magazine's Winter issue, Sander wasn't called back to the house she founded in 1968 just because Simons...

Last week was a busy one for Dior. Not only did the brand debut its Fall 2016 couture collection in Paris, but it named Maria Grazia Chiuri its seventh-ever (and first female!) creative director, poaching half of Valentino's uber-successful design duo. Slightly less high-profile than those two...

Dior's Spring Summer 2016 campaign has made all heads turn with its latest collection which boasts of Raf Simons' final ready-to-wear creations. The French luxury fashion house brings back the romance in the upcoming season with designs that are airy and delicately pleated, featuring strong...

Raf Simons, who previously worked as creative director at Jil Sander, is known for his use of bold eccentric colours, stimulating shapes and minimal silhouettes – a far cry from Galliano's previous work, which consisted of romantic, ultra feminine collections. Dior hope that with the...

Designer , widely believed to be the frontrunner to replace at Dior, announced today that he is leaving his job as creative director of the Jil Sander label. So where is he headed? And who will replace him as leader of the German fashion house? Whether or not Simons will actually head to...

 

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