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Dior Newspaper Dress by John Galliano Smashes Estimate at Bonhams Sale

EXTRA, EXTRA: A Dior newspaper dress designed by John Galliano has smashed its pre-sale estimate, commanding 15,300 euros in an online auction at Bonhams on Monday. It was expected to fetch between 800 and 1,000 euros. Bonhams said the dress was the “star lot” at its “Cornette de Saint Cyr, The Art of Luxury: Louis Vuitton & Christian Dior — John Galliano” auction on Monday. The Christian Dior Daily newspaper style was from Dior’s fall 2000 collection, which made its runway debut in February of that year.More from WWDMaison Margiela Artisanal Couture Fall 2022Dior Couture Fall 2022Front Row at Christian Dior Couture...
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The Bride Wore Vintage John Galliano for Her Halloween Wedding at Belvoir Castle

Most wedding days don’t start with an IV drip. But then, Tish Weinstock is not most brides. A swift vitamin C boost to rejuvenate the wedding party was just one of several surprises Tish—a beauty journalist, former British Vogue editor, and famously ethereal presence on the fashion scene—and her groom, stylist Tom Guinness, had in store for their friends.
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At Margiela, John Galliano Proves He Is the Oz of Fashion Storytelling

John Galliano has always been obsessed with fantasy, with process, with showing his workings. In a sense, it’s the opposite of the great and powerful Wizard of Oz, extolling us to pay no attention to the man behind the curtain. Galliano is both behind the curtain, and its puller-upper, revealing his own methodologies in plain sight with gleeful joy, realising that only makes the magic even more powerful. The Wizard of Oz reference wasn’t coincidental, by the way: there were ruby slippers aplenty in Galliano’s Autumn/Winter 2022 Maison Margiela presentation, loaded talismans of the urge to transport and to transform, both of which Galliano did again and again.
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Miley Cyrus Can’t Stop Wearing John Galliano for Dior

Miley Cyrus seems to be moving into her next era by looking into the past. Over the past few days of her visit to New York City, the 29-year-old singer-songwriter has made a departure from her typical personal style—she’s a big fan of Alessandro Michele’s Gucci—and dug (relatively) deep into the runway’s archives. The vintage kick started off Sunday, when Cyrus went to see a Broadway production of Chicago starring Pamela Anderson. (The pair has known each other for a few years; Anderson once joined Cyrus on the stage of a stop on her Dead Petz, toting a sign that read “Save the Whales.”) While out on the town, she took the opportunity to resurrect John Galliano’s fall 2000 collection for Dior. She and her stylist, Bradley Kenneth, selected the look with the most cheetah print: a bodysuit topped with gold lace, paired with a skirt with a just barely fastened skirt loosely slung around her hips.

Newen To Launch Sales On ‘Whitney’ Director Kevin Macdonald’s John Galliano Feature In Cannes

Click here to read the full article. Newen Studios’ upcoming John Galliano feature doc from  Oscar-winning One Day in September and Whitney director Kevin Macdonald will be launched to buyers at Cannes’ Marché du Film later this month. The project is one of the first to come as a result of financier Anton’s increased €50M ($56.6M) investment in the producer-distributor, which merged with TF1 in 2020 and is expanding into new genres. The project is fully financed by TF1 Studio with with the support of Anton Capital and Condé Nast Entertainment is also producing. Since the Anton injection, Newen is currently in production with  VRT/Arte’s...
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Kevin Macdonald’s John Galliano doc starts shooting for Newen Studios

Kevni Macdonald has started shooting his untitled John Galliano documentary and will be in Cannes with the Newen Connect – TF1 Studios sales team to introduce the feature to international buyers on the Croisette later this month. The feature about the controversial UK fashion designer is produced by France’s...
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Production Begins on John Galliano Documentary

Newen Studios’ TF1 Studio has begun production on a new original documentary about fashion designer John Galliano, with a theatrical release planned for 2023. Directed by Kevin Macdonald, who won the Oscar for Best Documentary in 1999 for One Day in September, the Galliano documentary will be launched at the Marché du Film during the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.

Kevin Macdonald to Direct John Galliano Documentary on Controversial British Fashion Icon

Acclaimed Scottish filmmaker Kevin Macdonald (The Mauritanian, Touching the Void) will direct a new documentary on the life and career of acclaimed British fashion designer John Galliano. The former head designer of French fashion companies Givenchy and Christian Dior, as well as his own John Galliano label, is currently creative director of Paris-based fashion house Maison Margiela. A hugely influential figure in the world of fashion, Galliano is also controversial. Dior suspended him in 2011 following an arrest over a drunken, anti-semitic tirade at a Paris bar. The Macdonald documentary is part of an upcoming slate from Newen, the French production and...
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'Dior by John Galliano': Assouline's Book Explores Couture Legacy

A new coffee table book immortalizing John Galliano's tenure as creative director of Dior is an expansive, visually gorgeous look at the British couturier's body of work — but you won't find any mention of the controversy inextricable from his legacy. Dior by John Galliano, published by Assouline, begins...
Vogue

John Galliano Unveils A New Collection Of House Icons For Maison Margiela

With his new Icons collection for Maison Margiela, John Galliano is launching a collection of house classics that he’s revisited with subtle codes – codes recognisable to a “gentleperson’s club” of aficionados. Showcased in a short film by acclaimed director Olivier Dahan debuting here, the new line will be available in ephemeral spaces within the brand’s flagships in Paris, London, Tokyo, and Shanghai through November and December. Hamish Bowles finds out more.
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Oil heiress Ivy Getty marries in fashion extravaganza wearing mirrored dress by John Galliano

Ivy Getty, great-granddaughter of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, might just have had the most stylish wedding of the year so far. The 26-year-old married her photographer beau Tobias Alexander Engel wearing a custom-made John Galliano dress, wearing a veil adorned with guitars and acorns, in honour of her late father and grandmother, respectively.
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Heiress Ivy Getty Walked Down The Aisle In A Mirrored Gown By John Galliano For Maison Margiela

When artist and model Ivy Getty became engaged to photographer Tobias Engel, she knew that she wanted to wear John Galliano for Maison Margiela on her wedding day. “John Galliano has always been a favourite designer, and I knew he would bring the vision of the dress I wanted to life,” Ivy explains. The 26-year-old granddaughter of Gordon Getty (the last remaining son of J Paul Getty, and a fixture of San Francisco society who helped fuel the rise of Governor Gavin Newsom and Vice President Kamala Harris), and one of the heiresses to the Getty family oil fortune said her vows on 7 November at City Hall in San Francisco, wearing a dress designed by Galliano and comprised of four layers. “The bottom layer is a full corset matched to Ivy’s skin tone with slightly padded hips to give that smaller waist. The second layer is a tulle dress cut on the bias. The third layer is a white tulle dress, which creates a kind of filtrage. And the final layer is a mirror fragment dress, which isn’t fitted but hangs like a tunic from the shoulders,” Maison Margiela creative director John Galliano explains. “Through the cracked mirror, you see the form of the body. A big percentage of the dress is real mirror, but because she has to walk in it, we created a substance that would evoke real mirror but weigh considerably less. The fragments are linked together with wire, like jewellery. Finally, we pulled beige bias-cut leather strings through the fragments to give the texture a cooler look. I didn’t want it to look too precious.”

Ivy Getty Wears John Galliano for Maison Margiela to Walk Down the Aisle at City Hall in San Francisco

When artist and model Ivy Getty became engaged to photographer Tobias Engel, she knew that she wanted to wear John Galliano for Maison Margiela on her wedding day. “John Galliano has always been a favorite designer, and I knew he would bring the vision of the dress I wanted to life,” Ivy explains. The 26-year-old granddaughter of Gordon Getty (the last remaining son of J. Paul Getty and a fixture of San Francisco society who helped fuel the rise of Governor Gavin Newsom and Vice President Kamala Harris) and one of the heiresses to the Getty family oil fortune said her vows at 6:00 p.m. tonight at City Hall in San Francisco wearing a dress designed by Galliano and comprised of four layers. “The bottom layer is a full corset matched to Ivy’s skin tone with slightly padded hips to give that smaller waist. The second layer is a tulle dress cut on the bias. The third layer is a white tulle dress, which creates a kind of filtrage. And the final layer is a mirror fragment dress, which isn’t fitted but hangs like a tunic from the shoulders,” Maison Margiela creative director John Galliano explains. “Through the cracked mirror, you see the form of the body. A big percentage of the dress is real mirror, but because she has to walk in it, we created a substance that would evoke real mirror but weigh considerably less. The fragments are linked together with wire, like jewelry. Finally, we pulled beige bias-cut leather strings through the fragments to give the texture a cooler look. I didn’t want it to look too precious.”

Manolo Blahnik in the ’90s: The Designer on Touring America, Working With John Galliano and Princess Diana’s ‘Revenge Dress’ Heels

“I was working nonstop.” That’s how Manolo Blahnik remembers the ’90s, the decade when he became a household name. In New York, he collaborated with almost every ready-to-wear designer. The decade also marked the beginning of his thrilling U.S. tours, when women would wait hours to meet the designer.  Back in London, Blahnik continued to hold court in his Old Church Street store — and one of his favorite clients was Princess Diana. It was there at Old Church Street where Diana, generally a flat and kitten enthusiast, bought the famous high heel pumps she wore with her “Revenge Dress” in 1994. Below, Blahnik...

Watch John Galliano and Tomo Koizumi Rip Apart—Then Cleverly Upcycle—Each Other’s Signature Pieces

The sights and sounds of John Galliano and Tomo Koizumi ripping up each other’s work is almost jarring at first. Ephemeral as a runway show can be, we often view the clothes as perfect, final products; we picture them being tucked away and lovingly preserved in an archive, not hacked apart on the cutting room floor. Of course, that’s what makes Galliano and Koizumi’s project for Vogue’s September issue so provocative and satisfying: Tasked with reimagining a piece by the other, the designers began by studying—then meticulously unraveling—nearly every stitch.