Grazia Chiuri Joins LVMH Prize Jury

DIOR artistic director Maria Grazia Chiuri has joined the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers jury for the initiative’s fourth annual edition. Rex The former Valentino designer, who debuted her first collection for the French fashion house in October, joins fellow directors from the LVMH stable, including Loewe’s Jonathan Anderson; Louis Vuitton’s Nicolas Ghesquière; Marc Jacobs; Karl Lagerfeld, for his work with Fendi; Kenzo’s Humberto Leon and Carol Lim; Céline’s Phoebe Philo; and Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci. Christian Dior Spring/Summer 2017

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Carven Appoints Serge Ruffieux Creative Director

CARVEN has appointed Serge Ruffieux as creative director, following the departure of design duo Alexis Martial and Adrien Caillaudaud in October last year. Serge Ruffieux Ruffieux hails from Christian Dior, where he has been for nearly 10 years, most recently as head designer of the women’s ready-to-wear collections and couture studios. He also took the helm, alongside Lucie Meier, in between the departure of Raf Simons and the arrival of Maria Grazia Chiuri. His new position at Carven will be

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Maria Grazia Chiuri On Dior

It is exactly one hour before Maria Grazia Chiuri’s debut at Dior. Or, to be more precise, 60 minutes before she makes her entrance in front of 1,000 of the world’s most important editors, buyers and influencers as the first woman at the helm of this 70-year-old couture house, which makes her one of the most powerful women in fashion. To say it’s a bit of a moment would be an understatement. Backstage, a throng of 64 models are scattered

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Couture Catch-Up

One Night Of Couture In Milan One Night Of Couture In Milan Dolce & Gabbana 27 Jan 2017 Celia Kritharioti Spring/Summer 2017 Couture +20 +19 +18 +17 Celia Kritharioti Spring/Summer 2017 Couture Spring/Summer 2017 Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Spring/Summer 2017 Couture +12 +11 +10 +9 Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Spring/Summer 2017 Couture Spring/Summer 2017 Guo Pei Spring/Summer 2017 Couture +19 +18 +17 +16 Guo Pei Spring/Summer 2017 Couture Spring/Summer 2017 Ulyana Sergeenko Spring/Summer 2017 Couture +38 +37 +36 +35 Ulyana

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#SuzyPFW: Christian Dior – Join The Feminist Navy!

With even Rihanna wearing a fetching beret and the celebrity front row bathed in a blue light, it seemed that everyone at the Christian Dior show should have been singing along to ‘In the Navy.’ Christian Dior Autumn/Winter 2017 Indigital For navy blue was everywhere on the smart tailored clothes worn with that forceful feminist stride which reflects the spirit of the new female designer at the illustrious house founded by Monsieur Christian Dior. After sending out, in her first

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LVMH To Acquire Christian Dior

LVMH has announced this morning that it is to integrate the entire Christian Dior label into the luxury group. The news may seem confusing to many – who believed the French conglomerate already controlled Dior along with fellow design houses including Céline, Givenchy and Fendi – but in actual fact Christian Dior SE is the main holding company of LVMH, which in turn controls the other brands. Indigital Any confusion is forgivable since Bernard Arnault, the chairman and chief executive of

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Also In Paris, A New Miss Dior

Dior Parfums Wandering around the Christian Dior, Designer of Dreams exhibition at the Musee Arts Decoratifs in Paris, you are stuck most notably by the cycles of invention and reinvention that have kept the house relentlessly moving forward, from the early Saint Laurent period through Ferre, Galliano, Raf Simons and most recently Maria Grazia Chiuri. At the opening, Dior also took the opportunity to introduce another kind of reinvention: a reworking of Miss Dior, its first and many say finest

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Three’s A Trend: The Beret Makes A Comeback In Paris

Rex Features WINNIE HARLOW, Clémence Poésy and Lou Lesage have been taking style cues from Dior’s autumn/winter 2017 show, which saw Maria Grazia Chiuri hail the comeback of the beret. Christian Dior Autumn/Winter 2017 Ready to wear +69 +68 +67 +66 Christian Dior Autumn/Winter 2017 Ready to wear Autumn/Winter 2017 There’s a reason why Rihanna was crowned Style Icon at the 2014 CFDA Awards. The Bajan pop star has a knack for spotting a cult item before it becomes a

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Haute Couture collection for Dior

Ahead of her first Haute Couture collection for Dior, we revisit the Vogue interview with Maria Grazia Chiuri from the January 2017 issue, where she tells Sarah Harris why she believes we are all constantly evolving, and how this shapes her vision to dress the woman of the future. It is exactly one hour before Maria Grazia Chiuri’s debut at Dior. Or, to be more precise, 60 minutes before she makes her entrance in front of 1,000 of the world’s

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Stone Cold

THE HOUSE of Christian Dior is officially distancing itself from the controversial comments Sharon Stone, who models for the brand, made about the Chinese earthquake at the Cannes Film festival last week. In a red carpet interview for a Hong Kong news channel, the actress, who is a high-profile supporter of the Dalai Lama, said: “I’m not happy about the way the Chinese are treating the Tibetans because I don’t think anyone should be unkind to anyone else. And then

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