• Why Do We Treat A Fashion Designer Leaving A Brand Like Someone Dying?

    4 days ago - By Refinery29

    In late October 2015, Raf Simons left Dior as creative director , and the fashion world let out a collective gasp - or maybe it was a scream. Vogue.com's chief critic wrote , “Hearing today that Raf Simons has resigned from Christian Dior stopped me in my tracks, as it did everyone else.” The Financial Times wrote that it spoke to the “creative tensions of luxury” as well as the “precarious transience of contracts.” Fans of Dior posted emotional Instagram posts, square after square of frothy floral ball gowns, playfully proportioned separates, and modern suits that became his signature...
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