Rihanna's Dior Ad Will Feature a New Song, 'Only If For a Night'! 

Rihanna looks glorious in her long-awaited Dior ads, which dropped this week and features her as the first-ever black muse for the iconic label. But let’s not bury the lede: the accompanying video, which drops Monday, May 18, will be soundtracked by “Only If For a Night,” a song from her forthcoming album.… » 5/14/15 11:10am 5/14/15 11:10am

This Dior Collection Is the Best News All Month

Glory be to the heavens, and all the post-"All is Full of Love" androids Raf Simons has channeled for Dior's 2015 Pre-Fall collection. The entire month of December has been a party platter of shit sandwiches served ice cold, but Raf (first name basis, and what) reminds us that the holiday season is a magical time,… » 12/11/14 6:30pm 12/11/14 6:30pm

People Are Allegedly Buying Dior's Hideous $1,100 Sneakers

As legend* has it, a mysterious hooded figure approached Karl Lagerfeld and Raf Simons before last season's couture shows and said, "Hey, did you hear about what the assorted lady-peasants are doing nowadays? They have this strange sort of shoe object — flat at the bottom, like a duck's foot, comprised of a slightly… » 7/31/14 6:40pm 7/31/14 6:40pm

Clinically Depressed Rob Pattinson Cavorts With Models in New Dior Ad

The man lies, fully clothed, impeccably dressed, in a a bathtub. His chiseled jaw is set. Square. Granite. He takes a deep drag from an almost-finished cigarette. She removes it from his lips, finishes it off. The apartment isn't his. Or hers, for that matter. But he thought it would be fun. To sneak in, hang out,… » 9/04/13 11:50am 9/04/13 11:50am

Dior, Chanel, Prada, Gucci, YSL: Who's the Most Diverse?

We've written a lot over the years about the racial diversity of the American fashion industry — and particularly the diversity of the models cast to walk in New York fashion week — but less about the biggest brands headquartered in fashion's other three global centers: Paris, London, and Milan. With couture week… » 7/03/13 5:40pm 7/03/13 5:40pm

Robert Pattinson is Face of Dior Homme, But What About L'eau de R.Patz?

Robert Pattinson has just announced as the new impossibly perfect face of Dior Homme, joining Jude Law as one of Dior's professional smolderers. Advertisements for fragrances are always iffy— linking scent to some sort of untouchable image of wealth and/or sex always results in some freaky 30 second clip made by… » 6/12/13 6:15pm 6/12/13 6:15pm

Dior, For The Modern Minimalist Ice Queen In You

Raf Simons' long-awaited first women's ready-to-wear collection for Christian Dior walked today in Paris. The house was rudderless for a long time after it fired John Galliano, known for his high-falutin' flights of fancy, immediately after he was arrested for directing a racist tirade at a couple of strangers in a… » 9/28/12 7:45pm 9/28/12 7:45pm

Raf Simons Out at Jil Sander, Maybe in at Christian Dior

"Raf Simonsto leave Jil Sander. Show on Saturday to be his last." So Tweeted New York Times critic Cathy Horyn this morning at 8:53. By 9:04, the official statement was out and Horyn's post was up: Simons, the popular and critically acclaimed Jil Sander designer would leave the house on Monday, just after presenting… » 2/23/12 2:15pm 2/23/12 2:15pm