SI­MONS QUITS DIOR

Hindustan Times (Patna) - Live - - Lifestyle -

Raf Si­mons has quit as cre­ative di­rec­tor at French lux­ury la­bel Chris­tian Dior af­ter more than three years, the fash­ion house said Thurs­day.

The col­lec­tion he pre­sented at the Paris fash­ion shows ear­lier this month will be his last for the la­bel. “It’s af­ter deep re­flec­tion that I have de­cided to quit my post as cre­ative di­rec­tor for Chris­tian Dior’s women’s col­lec­tion,” the Bel­gian de­signer said in a state­ment. “It’s a de­ci­sion founded on one hand by my de­sire to con­cen­trate on other cen­tres of in­ter­est in my life, no­tably my own la­bel, as well as the pas­sions that mo­ti­vate me be­yond my pro­fes­sional ac­tiv­i­ties,” he said. The 47-year-old took over in April 2012 af­ter Bri­tish de­signer John Gal­liano was fired fol­low­ing a scan­dal.

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