Raf Simons Just Presented His First Dior Couture Collection

Today in Paris, Belgian designer Raf Simons showed his first ever women's collection under the Christian Dior name. Dior, which had languished for a year without a creative director following the hasty firing of John Galliano (for that whole "being a racist" thing), hired Simons just after he was let go from Jil… » 7/02/12 5:00pm 7/02/12 5:00pm

Get to Know Raf Simons, the New Designer at Dior

Fashion writer Suzy Menkes is reporting at the International Herald-Tribune that Dior is set to announce tomorrow that Belgian-born designer Raf Simons will be taking the reins at the fashion house. Dior has been without an artistic director for more than a year, ever since longtime designer John Galliano was fired… » 4/09/12 7:00pm 4/09/12 7:00pm

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