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
Dior Emblazons "Diorcamp" Messenger Bag With Embroidered Oblique Logos
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Dior Emblazons "Diorcamp" Messenger Bag With Embroidered Oblique Logos

In classic color options of burgundy and navy.

Dior Revives Archive Cannage Print With Weekend & Shopper Bags for SS19
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Dior Revives Archive Cannage Print With Weekend & Shopper Bags for SS19

Complete with Kaws bees.

An Exclusive Look at Dior's B23 High-Top Sneaker in "Black Oblique"
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An Exclusive Look at Dior's B23 High-Top Sneaker in "Black Oblique"

Offsetting the previous white/black launch.

1017 ALYX 9SM Opens Toronto Pop-Up Stocked With Exclusive SS19 and Nike Pieces
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1017 ALYX 9SM Opens Toronto Pop-Up Stocked With Exclusive SS19 and Nike Pieces

Plus, a selection from Dior.

Kim Jones Explains How Japanese Culture, Design and Aesthetics Impacted His Career
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Kim Jones Explains How Japanese Culture, Design and Aesthetics Impacted His Career

The Dior artistic director opens up about meeting Hiroshi Fujiwara and Jun Takahashi.

Victoria & Albert Announces Christian Dior Exhibition Extension
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Victoria & Albert Announces Christian Dior Exhibition Extension

After the original run sold out in just three weeks.

Grailed & DHCULT Announce Hedi Slimane Archive Sale
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Grailed & DHCULT Announce Hedi Slimane Archive Sale

Grab some history-defining archive pieces from Hedi and more.

Can Men's Makeup Finally Gain Hype?
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Can Men's Makeup Finally Gain Hype?

All it would take is Off-White™ “Beauty.”

Dior Drops a New Metal Cigarette Necklace
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Dior Drops a New Metal Cigarette Necklace

For the social non-smoker.

Dior Warms up to Summer 2019 With Oblique-Printed Accessories and Shoes
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Dior Warms up to Summer 2019 With Oblique-Printed Accessories and Shoes

A contemporary take on the house’s historic branding.
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