Christian Dior

Christian Dior

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Founded 1946
Industries Fashion
Headquarter Paris, France
Website dior.com
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.

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
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.

Take a Look Inside Dior's Extravagant New Store in Tokyo
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Take a Look Inside Dior's Extravagant New Store in Tokyo

Spanning five floors.

New Christian Dior Exhibition Looks Back at the Designer's Childhood in Normandy
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New Christian Dior Exhibition Looks Back at the Designer's Childhood in Normandy

Dior’s childhood home presents “The Source of a Legend.”

Dior's Serge Ruffieux to Become the New Creative Director of Carven
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Dior's Serge Ruffieux to Become the New Creative Director of Carven

“I look forward and am very honored to be leading the creative direction of the House as it enters a new chapter.”

Rihanna Teams up With Dior on a Sunglass Collection
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Rihanna Teams up With Dior on a Sunglass Collection

RiRi goes back to the future.

Dior Finally Ends Its E-Commerce Embargo
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Dior Finally Ends Its E-Commerce Embargo

The fashion house takes things slow with a holiday pop-up shoe shop.

Raf Simons Talks About Taking Over the Creative Helm at Christian Dior
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Raf Simons Talks About Taking Over the Creative Helm at Christian Dior

Since taking over the creative reigns at the prestigious fashion house Christian Dior, Raf

Raf Simons Stars in 'Dior and I' Documentary
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Raf Simons Stars in 'Dior and I' Documentary

Said to be “one of the most realistic fashion films we’ve ever seen” by Fashionista, Director

Check Out This Snippet from the 'Dior and I' Documentary with Raf Simons
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Check Out This Snippet from the 'Dior and I' Documentary with Raf Simons

Set to premiere at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival is the new documentary Dior and I. The work of