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Re-creating Christian Dior for ‘Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris’

For the new Focus Features film Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, based on Paul Gallico’s 1958 novel, costume designer Jenny Beavan takes on re-creating the looks of the legendary Christian Dior, who revolutionized fashion in 1947 with the introduction of his sumptuous wasp-waisted, full-skirted and rounded-shoulder “New Look” silhouette. “Oh gosh, it was a really […]

Paris Couture Week: Dior Puts the Spotlight on Ukraine

Anyone seeking a “return to normalcy” need only look as far as Paris this week — amid postcard-perfect summer weather, the lines to get into the Louvre are pre-COVID lengthy, outdoor cafes are packed and the haute-couture presentations are once again putting a decided emphasis on Hollywood stars, and not only in the front row. […]

Dior Pop-Up Hits Melrose and Six Other Oscar Week Beauty or Skincare Spots

As the Oscars quickly approach, a host of beauty pop-ups and skincare clinic debuts are touching down in Los Angeles — and they’re rounded up by The Hollywood Reporter, below. Miss Dior Millefiori Garden Pop-Up In celebration of the latest Miss Dior fragrance, the Miss Dior Millefiori Garden pop-up at 8552 Melrose Avenue from March […]

Dior Announces Indefinite Postponement of Travis Scott Collaboration Line

Travis Scott and Dior have reportedly decided to postpone their “Cactus Jack Dior” line of products indefinitely ahead of a launch that was slated for January 2022. The news comes after a troubling few weeks for Scott, who has been hit with dozens of lawsuits since the Astroworld tragedy that left 10 people dead. Of […]

Logo Mania: The Hottest New Resort and Spring Accessories for Women

Chanel Vanity case in beechwood, calfskin and gold-toned metal, from the Cruise 2022 collection; price upon request, at Chanel, Beverly Hills Valentino Garavani Stud sign handbag in purple nappa leather and suede; $2,850, at Valentino, Beverly Hills and valentino.com Salvatore Ferragamo Gancini Galore reversible poncho in wool and cashmere; $1,150, at Salvatore Ferragamo, Beverly Center, Los […]

Chinese Fashion Photographer in Dior Controversy Apologizes

A renowned Chinese fashion photographer has apologized for her past work after online critics called it insulting to the Chinese people and fashion house Dior removed one of her photos from a show in Shanghai. Chen Man acknowledged the criticism of her earlier work, including “Young Pioneers,” a series of images of a young model […]

Dior Appoints Francis Kurkdjian as Perfume Creation Director, Succeeding Legendary Francois Demachy

There’s a changing of the guard afoot at Parfums Christian Dior. The house’s legendary Francois Demachy, who has served as perfume creation director since 2006, is stepping down in favor of retirement and will be succeeded by a star on the fragrance scene in Francis Kurkdjian. The latter assumes the post from his own perfumery, […]

Emmys: Jurnee Smollett Wears a Dior Dress Originally Made as a Miniature (Exclusive)

Jurnee Smollett enjoyed plenty of stylish moments as Leti Lewis on HBO’s Lovecraft Country, but for her first Emmy nomination, only haute couture would do, says her stylist, Alexandra Mandelkorn. “We started talking as soon as she was nominated — not only Jurnee and myself, but with other members of her team as well,” Mandelkorn […]

Pierre Cardin, Acclaimed Fashion Designer for the Space Age, Dies at 98

Pierre Cardin, the Italian-born French designer of an eternal tomorrow who defined the futuristic look of the 1960s and revolutionized the business of high fashion, died today. He was 98.

Fashion Institute of Technology Apologizes for “Racist” Fashion Show

The president of the Fashion Institute of Technology has apologized after the school was accused of hosting a racist fashion show Feb. 7. The MFA program's runway event in New York featured models wearing "large prosthetic ears and lips and bushy eyebrows," which reminded onlookers of racist caricatures.

Golden Globes: ‘Bombshell’ Actresses Go Bold on Red Carpet

Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie served up colorful looks by Dior, Versace and Chanel for the Golden Globes red carpet.

The 10 Best Fashion Documentaries of the Decade

Fashion documentary producer Bronwyn Cosgrave ('Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story') ranks the top 10 such films of the 2010s.