Balenciaga, Alexander Wang, Tory Burch
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Raf Simons Confirmed at Dior!
After leaving YSL, Raf Simons was announced that he'd be succeeding John Galliano at Dior, after the position had been temporarily helmed by Bill Gaytten.
Yves Saint Laurent Becomes Saint Laurent
In June, another bombshell dropped: Yves Saint Laurent announced they'd be dropping the 'Yves' and would now be referred to merely as Saint Laurent. While Saint Laurent issued several reasonable explanations behind the rebranding strategy, some fashion lovers continue to be miffed. Plus, Hedi Slimane's debut collection and logo at the house showed to lackluster reviews.
Burch vs. Burch Lawsuit Gets Ugly
2012 was the battle of the exes for Tory Burch and ex-husband and business partner Chris Burch. When Chris launched new brand C. Wonder at the end of 2011, critics almost immediately claimed that he'd taken a little too much inspiration from ex-wife Tory's eponymous brand. Amidst rumors that Tory would sue Chris for violating intellectual property right laws, Chris surprised everyone by filing suit against Tory, claiming breach of contract and tortious interference. Tory promptly filed counterclaims which has led to a series of ongoing lawsuits that have gotten ugly and the situation has become more of a Page Six story than anything else.
Nicolas Ghesquiere Leaves Balenciaga
Balenciaga unexpectedly announced that Nicolas Ghesquiere would be leaving the brand, which he had helmed for over ten years.
Alexander Wang goes to Balenciaga
After much speculation, Alexander Wang was announced as Ghesquiere's successor. While the appointment was met with mixed feelings by many, several industry veterans came forward to voice their support for the designer.
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