On the night of Thursday, February 24th, John Galliano was arrested for allegedly launching into racist and anti-Semitic tirade against two strangers at a Paris bar. Within hours, two more alleged victims of Galliano's hate speech had come forward to police, and a notorious video of Galliano drunkenly slurring, "I…
John "I love Hitler" Galliano was swiftly fired from Christian Dior after he was arrested for allegedly harassing a couple with a racist tirade in a Paris bar — and after rather damning video footage of Galliano engaging in a similar rant emerged in the tabloids. Dior distanced itself from its longtime creative…
Robert Duffy, Marc Jacobs' business partner of more than 25 years, has been sued by a former executive at the company who says that Duffy created a hostile and discriminatory work environment by directing subordinates to join him in watching porn on company time and "produc[ing] and disseminat[ing] a book that…
Reactions from the fashion industry to John Galliano's firing by Christian Dior are still rolling in. Which is hardly surprising, considering Galliano's prominence. Galliano oversaw the creative direction of a fashion house — and a global luxury brand — that last year realized revenues of over $28 billion.
- To further her plan for wold domination, Snooki — author, slipper-wearer, and cultural touchstone to millions — will soon be pimping a slew of licensed products, including jewelry (a NYE ball necklace!), clothing, and sunglasses. [NYPost]
- After Target, which styles itself an LGBT-friendly employer, was caught giving thousands to rabidly anti-gay political candidates, it said it would stop. Well: Target has since given over $30,000 to anti-gay-rights candidates and causes. [The Awl]
French Vogue editor-in-chief Carine Roitfeld's shock announcement that she's leaving the magazine has spurred one juicy rumor: that she was fired. As the story goes, luxury brands were threatening to pull their advertising, and so Roitfeld was pushed out.
- Miranda Kerr was photographed nude at six and a half months pregnant by Patrick Demarchelier. She told W magazine she realized she was knocked up the day she shot her Jil Sander campaign. Full pic below. [Fashionologie]