Posts tagged "john galliano"

This Week In Style: Moncler Boss Accused Of Stealing Salvador Dali Painting

Well, that’s one way to get fired: Phivos Lampros Istavrioglou (what a name), the head of international relations at French fashion brand Moncler, has been accused of one major art heist. He was arrested at JFK airport for the theft of ‘Cartel Des Don Juan Tenorio 1949,’ a $150,000 Salvador Dali painting (shown), from…

Rachel Krause / February 23, 2013

This Week In Style: John Galliano Rumored To Replace Oscar De La Renta

Well, this is troubling: after Oscar de la Renta charitably allowed disgraced Dior designer John Galliano (who played a fun game of anti-Semitic dress-up just days ago) to have a hand in designing his Autumn/Winter 2013 collection, rumors abound that this could be part of the process of priming Galliano to take over for de la Renta, 80,…

Rachel Krause / February 16, 2013

Debate This: John Galliano Dressed Like A Hassid, Say What?

Julie: So Johnny Galliano, eh? THAT GUY.

Rachel: Old Johnny that scoundrel.

Julie: We haven’t really heard much from him. Then last week, Oscar de la Renta offered him a residency. And this week? He shows up at the Oscar de la Renta show dressed as a Hassidic Jew.

Julie Gerstein / February 13, 2013

John Galliano Sues The House Of Dior For $18.8 Million

Last year’s anti-Semitism scandal saw John Galliano ousted unceremoniously from both Christian Dior and his own eponymous label, but there are two sides to every story, which may have something to do with why the besmirched former creative director is now suing the fashion house for the grand sum of $18.8 million.

Rachel Krause / August 30, 2012

A Lobster Is Coming To Dinner And Not The Way You Think

“Oh, this old thing? Psh. It’s Dior.John Galliano may be an anti-Semitic coot with pigtails and an ill-advised pornstache, but he is also a design hero … or villain, depending on who you ask. Regardless, I will be wearing this crustacean couture look to my next blue-tie event. Get it? Like those blue band…

Rachel Krause / July 29, 2012

Raf Simons Picked To Replace Galliano At Dior

After more than a year of speculation, a new designer has been chosen to head up Christian Dior. Raf Simons, formerly of Jil Sander, will take over the position vacated by John Galliano after the designer was fired from his role for making anti-semetic remarks in February 2011. Several designers–including Marc Jacobs, Hedi Slimane and…

Julie Gerstein / April 9, 2012

Fashion Musical Chairs: Who’s In Charge Where Right Now

British designer Christopher Kane won’t be replacing John Galliano at Dior. Kane’s was the latest name banded about as a possible replacement for Galliano. Kane says he’s statying in charge of his eponymous line and remaining the head of Versace’s Versus label.
Stefano Pilati is out as head of Yves St. Laurent. Hedi Slimane, (pictured)…

Julie Gerstein / February 28, 2012

Marc Jacobs Is Glad He’s Not At Dior

“Well… it’s a little bit more complicated than that…but we agreed that it was probably best for everyone. It’s a great honor to be considered, and [head of Dior] Mr. Arnault is a super intelligent man and a very smart man and it was certainly a very great honour for him to know that…

Julie Gerstein / January 14, 2012

Raf Simons For Dior?

Since John Galliano fell from grace in light of his now infamous anti-Semitic rant, the design team at Dior has gone unhelmed. Veritably every renowned name in design, from Alexander Wang to Riccardo Tisci, has been rumored as next in line for the throne. This time, it’s Raf Simons, who currently designs for Jil Sander,…

Rachel Krause / December 13, 2011

How Shocking: John Galliano Guilty Of Racism

Good news for people who hate bad guys: After six months of legal jimmerjammer, John Galliano, the former fashion designer for Christian Dior, was found guilty of “public insults toward persons on the basis of their religion or origin.” Galliano, if you remember, famously got caught shouting racist and anti-Semitic remarks at fellow patrons at…

Julie Gerstein / September 9, 2011

Galliano Blames Booze And Drugs For Anti-Semitism

We’ve all probably done and said some pretty stupid things while wasted. But as stupid as former Dior designer John Galliano? Well … Galliano claims that the anti-Semitic rant he went on. which led to him being fired, was a result of booze and drugs. Galliano is on trial in Paris on public insult charge…

Julie Gerstein / June 23, 2011

Gwen Stefani’s Galliano Gown Is In A Museum

Well, whoops! In this month’s British Elle, Gwen Stefani gushes about her Christian Dior wedding dress, designed by none other than the infamous John Galliano. “When I got engaged and someone told me that John said he would make my dress, I was like, really?” the star told the magazine. “I said I wanted it…

Julie Gerstein / March 10, 2011

Why Is Patricia Field From “Sex And The City” Sticking Up For Anti-Semite John Galliano?

UPDATE: John Galliano has released a statement in which he apologizes, says “I must face up to my own failures” and announces he is headed to rehab. Read the full statement here.

Sometimes I make the mistake of thinking people in creative, free-thinking professions like writing or fashion design have progressive views to back…

Jessica Wakeman / March 2, 2011

Natalie Portman “Deeply Disgusted” By Newly Fired Dior Designer John Galliano

“In light of this video, and as an individual who is proud to be Jewish, I will not be associated with Mr. Galliano in any way. I hope at the very least, these terrible comments remind us to reflect and act upon combating these still-existing prejudices that are the opposite of all that is beautiful.”

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 1, 2011

Quickies: Dior’s John Galliano Caught On Tape Saying “I Love Hitler” & A Pregnancy Pact?

A video has been released of suspended Dior designer John Galliano slurring at patrons in a Parisian café with an anti-Semitic rant. Galliano can be heard saying “I love Hitler” and “People like you would be dead. Your mothers, your forefathers, would all be f**king gassed.” He also calls them “ugly.” (It’s unclear if…

Jessica Wakeman / February 28, 2011

John Galliano Arrested In Paris; Suspended By Dior

Dior designer John Galliano’s been making headlines this week, and his designs (for once) haven’t been what everyone’s buzzing about.

The Guardian reports that Galliano was arrested in Paris for “alleged assault and making anti-Semitic remarks after a late-night drinking session.”

Multiple news agencies including the BBC and The New York Times subsequently…

StyleList Home / February 26, 2011

Taylor Momsen For John Galliano’s Parlez Moi D’Amour Fragrance

Dare I say Taylor Momsen actually looks sexy in this ad for John Galliano’s Parlez Moi D’Amour fragrance? She has on her usual stockings and short dress, but that Galliano flavor just makes her more sultry and believable. [Design Scene]…

Annika Harris / December 23, 2010

John Galliano Had No Idea What Online Shopping Was

“Online shopping — oh, no. I didn’t even know what e-commerce was until last week. I like the experience. I like to feel the fur, to smell the tweed. I like the service. I love that you go into Hermès wearing your trainers and they still say, ‘Oh Mr. Galliano, may we brush your shoes?&#8217…

Annika Harris / December 12, 2010

Who Looks Stranger, John Galliano Or Jared Leto?

For reasons I still can’t quite comprehend, Jared Leto is a major fixture in the front row during Fashion Week. Here, he and couture master John Galliano look as chummy as fashion types can get when they’re worried about standing out, wrinkles, and clashing (time periods). One more photo of Jared after the jump. [Paris,…

Annika Harris / July 6, 2010

Charlie Chaplin Inspired Menswear At John Galliano

At the John Galliano menswear show in Paris, male models walked in fashions inspired by Charlie Chaplin. The drop crotch pants that come out at the beginning look especially perfect for the man with the extra long package — or interested in resurrecting the MC Hammer effect. But will men be wearing white…

Susannah Breslin / June 28, 2010
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