Riccardo Tisci Replaces John Galliano at Dior
Fashion house Dior has found a replacement for designer John Galliano,
who was fired after shocking anti-Semitic statements that caused
extensive controversy in the fashion world.
Dior’s designer new name was long expected and was rumored during the Paris Fashion Week.
Italian designer Riccardo Tisci, aged 36,
previously Creative Director at Givenchy, will be the successor of Galliano.
Tisci, a graduate of London’s Central St. Martins School,
signed for Givenchy Haute Couture collections and created costumes
for Madonna’s tour “Sticky and Sweet” in 2008.
Following Tisci’s departure from Givency, the fashion house will work with Haider Ackerman.
Dior goes on without controversial John Galliano, after the fashion house
clearly parted ways with him because his anti-Semitic statements.
First fashion presentation after Galliano’s departure took place on Friday.
On other news, John Galliano could be required to pay a fine of about 23,000 Euros
and spend six months in jail after he verbally assaulted a couple.
Things are still not quiet for Dior, after the press is revealing other stories
about Nazi passions of its founders. Françoise Dior, niece of famous Christian Dior,
was married to Colin Jordan, the most important neo-Nazi figure in the UK.