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
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