Christian Dior

Christian Dior

Christian Dior S.A., more commonly known as Dior, is a French luxury goods company founded by Christian Dior, controlled by Bernard Arnault, who also heads LVMH. Fashion legends like Yves Saint Laurent, John Galliano and Christian Dior himself, built the impression of Dior relate to luxury, haute couture and desire. The storied fashion label received its first funding from entrepreneur Marcel Boussac and is credited as the impetus for a new silhouette that is still renowned today. The company designs and retail ready-to-wear, fashion accessories, leather goods, cosmetics, skincare products, and so on.

Founded 1946
Industries Fashion
Headquarter Paris, France
London Fashion Week SS19 Street Style Sees the Balenciaga Track In the Wild
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London Fashion Week SS19 Street Style Sees the Balenciaga Track In the Wild

The street style faves make a return with its newest silhouette.

London's Victoria & Albert Museum to Host Huge Dior Exhibition
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London's Victoria & Albert Museum to Host Huge Dior Exhibition

Featuring work by Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, John Galliano, Raf Simons & more.

Christian Dior Is Once Again the World's Largest Retailer
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Christian Dior Is Once Again the World's Largest Retailer

Nike, Inditex and others round out the top spots.

Christian Dior's Resort 2019 Collection Taps Mexican Female Rodeo Riders
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Christian Dior's Resort 2019 Collection Taps Mexican Female Rodeo Riders

Held in the famed Chantilly Stables.

Here Is Some of the Best Street Style Finds From Round Two of Prague Fashion Week
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Here Is Some of the Best Street Style Finds From Round Two of Prague Fashion Week

Statement outerwear, chunky trainers & on-trend accessories.

Christian Dior's Fall/Winter 2018 Show Was a Floral Eyeful
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Christian Dior's Fall/Winter 2018 Show Was a Floral Eyeful

There’s a pair of shades for every occasion.

Azzedine Alaïa London Retrospective Announced for 2018
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Azzedine Alaïa London Retrospective Announced for 2018

With 60 pieces selected by the Dior-trained designer before his death.

Designer Azzedine Alaïa Passes Away at the Age of 77
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Designer Azzedine Alaïa Passes Away at the Age of 77

Fashion loses prolific artist trained by Christian Dior himself.

Arnault Family Increases Christian Dior Stake to 94.2 Percent
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Arnault Family Increases Christian Dior Stake to 94.2 Percent

Bernard Arnault hopes to unite the entire Christian Dior brand.

LVMH to Buy the Rest of Christian Dior for $13 Billion USD
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LVMH to Buy the Rest of Christian Dior for $13 Billion USD

Fusing together the entire Christian Dior brand.
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2012

Raf Simons takes over as creative director

2007

Kris Van Assche takes becomes the new Artistic Director of Dior Homme

2000

Hedi Slimane takes up the lead role

1997

John Galliano is appointed as the creative director

1991

Launches Fragrance Dune

1989

Gianfranco Ferré becomes the head of design for multiple lines

1984

Purchased by Bernard Arnault

1978

The Boussac Group, owner of the label, files for bankruptcy

1957

Founder dies from heart attack; Yves Saint Laurent appointed as artistic director

1954

Establishes first boutique

1946

Founded in Paris