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I did this day-without-internet the other day, which was amazing by the way, however I return to the grid and I see the breaking news that Raf Simons is leaving Dior. And I'm like NO.
Those of you who have been reading this blog a while know that I'm a die-hard Raf fan. And for those of you whom are new: I'm totally a die-hard Raf fan. The love started when he was at Jil Sander, and when news got out that he's moving to Dior I was absolutely overjoyed.
Raf did not disappoint.
Raf created a Dior that, for me, is completely wearable. More so, Raf created a Dior that is completely approachable. Under John Galliano, Dior was a brand I could admire, but one I was too scared to touch.Now Dior has transformed into a brand I admire, but will also know how to shop for myself. The accessories especially, see, these are all pieces I can happily and easily incorporate into my everyday closet.
I'm not sure that there's a reason to why Raf is leaving Dior but I can read the speculation all day. (if you have some concrete news, please share it. And if you still see this part in this post after there IS concrete reasons out, please don't judge, as this post was scheduled).
The bottom line is... change is good (look at Gucci, Louis Vuitton), change can give us a fresh opinion on a older, more classic fashion house. I'm sad that Raf is leaving, obviously, but I am quite excited to see what's next for Dior.
Do you have any ideas, wishes on whom can be the next creative directer? Do share! x