Christian Dior

So: two Dior dresses on the red carpet at last night’s Oscars (Sharon Stone and Nicole Kidman). Good sign for the company. However, said actresses, as well as Natalie Portman, who not so surprisingly wore Rodarte, refused to discuss the Galliano issue with reporters — i.e., no one came leaping to his defense. Not a shocker, but also not exactly encouraging, in the celeb/relationship stakes.  Read more

Christian Dior has suspended creative director John Galliano after his arrest last night in Paris on assault charges, pending investigation. Mr Galliano had allegedly been under the influence of alcohol, and shouted anti-semitic comments at a couple on a Marais cafe.  Read more