The French house Christian Dior is pleased announcer that Maria Grazia Chiuri is the new artistic director of women’s fashion departement of the house. Now she takes the reins of Raf Simons, who left the house in October last year. This is the first time in history that the house appointed a woman!
« It is a great honor to join Dior, I measure the enormous responsibility of being the first woman in charge of creating a house so deeply rooted in the pure expression of femininity, » said the Chiuri. « the infinite richness of its heritage continues to be a constant source of inspiration for fashion and I can not wait to express my own vision. »
« The talent of Maria Grazia Chiuri is huge and renowned in all over the world, » said Bernard Arnault, CEO of LVMH. « She will bring her elegant and modern vision of the Dior women, perfectly in keeping with the heritage and codes defined by Monsieur Dior. «
The first collection created by Maria Grazia Chiuri will be presented on September 30 in Paris.