Dior Logo – Christian Dior SA (more commonly known as Dior) is a clothing retailer French, under control of the group LVMH . The company was founded by fashion designer Christian Dior. Christian Dior SA itself controls 42% of the assets of LVMH, which carries clothing brands such as Kenzo, Givenchy and Louis Vuitton.
The company’s operating unit, Christian Dior Couture, designs and produces some of the most coveted high fashion world and fashion ready-to-wear, menswear and accessories. Christian Dior operates through about 160 boutiques worldwide with plans to continue opening more. It is headquartered in Paris, rue François 1er.
In 1996, John Galliano was appointed chief designer of Christian Dior by the company owner, the LVMH luxury group. Galeano was first suspended and then fired in March 2011 due to an incident that took place in a Parisian cafe in which the designer, drunk, insulted a Jewish couple, making statements like “I love Hitler” or “People like you should be dead (…) all should have been gassed.” In 1998 purchased Gerbe Paris, a French manufacturer of hosiery ruined. It is one of the largest parts of the business empire of Bernard Arnault, who is one of the richest people in the world.