Dec 14, 2011

Belgian fashion designer Raf Simons and Dior

Belgian fashion designer Raf Simons could be replacing John Galliano as the new creative director of Christian Dior.

As reported by WWD and Vogue, sources have stated that a deal with Belgian fashion designer, Raf Simons is on the rise will very soon be finalized. Throughout much of this year, following the termination of Dior’s previous director, John Galliano; names from Marc Jacobs to Alexander Wang.
After almost a year of uncertainty, the fashion house would need a powerful figure like the Belgian designer. Since 2005, he has headed Jil Sander but has also been acting as creative director for the two lines that carry his name: 'Raf Simons and Raf by Raf Simons ' - Simons being known for his minimal, futuristic, modern looks, the designer, who is known for the passion he has for unconventional designs that play with the deconstruction of classic forms. His style has gone around the world on the big, big fashion screen.