Bill Gaytten Page 1
It’s been a staggering six months since Dior fired John Galliano, the couturier almost everyone in fashion has lamented as a tortured genius since a drunken, racist outburst cost him the job every designer dreams of. But the people in charge at the storied French fashion house say we’ll know his replacement very soon.
There are biting reviews, and then there are biting reviews, and the collective reaction of the mainstream fashion press to Dior‘s fall 2011 couture collection is most certainly the latter. It seems that without John Galliano, the clothes at Dior seriously failed to impress the people who need impressing, and from Women’s Wear Daily to The New York Times, there was barely a kind word to be found.