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Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall 2012

Raf Simons has discovered “specific codes” since he began working at Christian Dior.

Christian Dior Haute Couture Show

Raf Simons hopes his Christian Dior haute couture debut is more “dynamic” than what has gone before.

Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall 2012

Raf Simons’ debut collection has been described as “poetic”, Alber Elbaz has praised Raf Simons’ debut collection for Dior, calling it “perfection”.


To say that today’s Christian Dior Haute Couture show was possibly the most anticipated fashion moment of the past decade is probably no hyperbole.

Raf Simons’ debut couture collection for Christian Dior drew a designer crowd including Marc Jacobs and Donatella Versace.

Raf Simons Spring 2013 Menswear Collection 1

Iconoclasm and recalcitrance have always been staple tenets of the male Simons mode. First look out, those motifs weren’t announced so much by the tangled gutter punk hair, but by those parallel slits that hit way above the knee on a pair of black tailored shorts.

Raf simons Portrait

Raf Simons is reportedly planning to stage two shows during the upcoming Couture Fashion Week.