Topic: Shake-Ups

Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi Out At Gianfranco Ferre

Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi Out At Gianfranco Ferre

Holy hell if this isn’t a season for major shake-ups in the fashion industry: first, John Galliano fired from Christian Dior in disgrace (and from John Galliano, for that matter), then Christophe Decarnin unceremoniously exits Balmain and now the newly-acquired-by-Paris-Group Gianfranco Ferre has ousted creative directors Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi. According to WWD, the main sticking point was poor sales. For example: More »

Carine Roitfeld on John Galliano, “[He] Has To Be Very Unhappy”

Carine Roitfeld on John Galliano, "[He] Has To Be Very Unhappy"

Carine Roitfeld is out and about, newly unencumbered by her position as the EIC of a major publication. So she’s saying all kinds of interesting things (and in the interview in question things about Anna! and drugs! and leaving Vogue Paris!) but since we’ve tried dutifully to catalogue every fashion industry luminary’s insight into Galliano’s meltdown, here goes: More »