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Dior names Raf Simons as John Galliano’s replacement

FILE -   Belgian designer Raf Simons acknowledges applause audience end Jil Sander Spring/Summer 2012 women's collectiMilan this Saturday

FILE - Belgian designer Raf Simons acknowledges the applause of the audience at the end of the Jil Sander Spring/Summer 2012 women's collection in Milan, in this Saturday, Sept. 25, 2011 file photo. Christian Dior on Monday April 9 2012 named Belgian designer Simons as its new artistic director, and says he'll present his first show for the renowned fashion house in Paris in July. The appointment comes seven months after star designer John Galliano was convicted by a Paris court for making anti-Semitic insults. (AP Photo/Giuseppe Aresu, file)

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Updated: April 10, 2012 11:35AM





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