Christian Dior

Israeli Teen ‘New Face’ Of Dior

07/15/2015

Move over, Bar Rafaeli — there’s a new Israeli “It girl” model.

Sofia Mechetner, a 14-year-old from Holon, a Tel Aviv suburb, has been signed — seemingly out of nowhere — as the “new face” of Dior, one of France’s top fashion houses. Israel’s Channel 2 accompanied Sofia for several days leading up to Paris Fashion Week, where she opened the show.

Fourteen-year-old Israeli Sofia Mechetner was the first model on the runway at the Dior Paris Fashion Week show. Via dior.com

Foxman Slams NY Post Over 'Blatant Distortion' Of Galliano Garb

02/14/2013

attempting to show sympathy and a connection with the very people he has offended.Saying chasidim “do not wear fedora hats, pinstripe pants, blue jackets or an ascot tie,” Anti-Defamation League leader Abraham Foxman ripped the New York Post on Wednesday for a story suggesting controversial fashion designer John Galliano mocked ultra-Orthodox Jews this week.

Dior Designer Fired Over Alleged Anti-Semitic Slurs

03/01/2011

PARIS (JTA) -- British fashion designer John Galliano was fired by the Christian Dior fashion house after allegedly harassing a couple using anti-Semitic and racist slurs.

Galliano's firing as chief designer for Christian Dior was announced Tuesday, just days after he was suspended from the house.

Galliano's harassment of the couple in a Paris bar, which he has denied, was reported last week. On Monday, a video of Galliano saying he loves Hitler also came to light.

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