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Founded by French designer Christian Dior in 1946, DIOR is one of the world’s most renowed luxury accessories, ready-to-wear, beauty and fragrance houses. Part of LVMH, it also creates haute couture, under the Christian Dior Couture division. The house made its mark in fashion and i the wider public consciouness with Iconic collections such as the “New Look” from 1947 - a silhouette characterised by a small, nipped-in waist and a full skirt falling below mid-calf length, which emphasised bust and hips (it is a look that still informs its collections today).

Although largely for women, the company also operates the Dior Homme division for men, currently under the stewardship of British designer Kim Jones, and the baby Dior label for children's wear. The womenswear is under the creative direction of Italian designer Maria Grazia Chiuri, the first woman to hold the position in the brand’s 70-year history.

Apart from Dior himself who passed away at the age of 52 in 1957, some of fashion designs biggest names have helmed the house including Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferre, John Galliano and Raf Simons.

Company Information
Annual Sales:

€43.7B

Segments / Shopping Categories:

Womenswear; Menswear; Kidswear; Baby; Accessories; Bags; Footwear; Jewellery; Makeup and Skincare; Fragrances

Parent Company/Key Investors:

LVMH

UK Standalone Stores: 2
UK Concessions: Approx over 10
International Stores & Stockists: Approx over 1000
Key Concessions:

Dover Street Market; Liberty; Selfridges; Browns; Harvey Nichols; Fenwick; John Lewis

Group Companies:

Marc Jacobs; Louis Vuitton; Celine; Emilio Pucci; Loewe; Lora Piano; Moynat; Rimowa; Berluti; Kenzo; Nicholas Kirkwood; Pink Shirtmaker; Fendi; Givenchy

Number of Countries Shipped To: Worldwide
Key Countries Shipped To:

UK; USA; China; EU

Contact Information
Head Office Address:
30 Avenue Montaigne, Paris 75008
Head Office Telephone: +33 1407 37373
Website:
Key Locations:

160-162 New Bond Street,
London, W1S 2UE

31 Sloane Street
London, SW1 X9NR

Key Executives
Chief Executive:

Pietro Beccari

Managing Director: Charles Delapalme
Design Director: Maria Grazia Chiuri (Creative Director)
Digital Director: Jens Riewenherm (Chief Digital Officer)
HR Director: Samantha Brunton (UK Human Resources Director)
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