John Galliano

Rabbi reveals how he helped Galliano

By Rosa Doherty, April 2, 2015

A UK-based rabbi has revealed how he helped fashion designer John Galliano try to repair his relationship with the Jewish community.

Rabbi Barry Marcus, of the Central Synagogue in London, praised Galliano’s attempts at rehabilitation after a drunken antisemitic rant in a Paris bar in 2011.


John Galliano loses unfair dismissal case against Dior

By Sandy Rashty, November 6, 2014

Fashion designer John Galliano has lost an unfair dismissal against Christian Dior – and been ordered to pay the top fashion house a symbolic €1.

The Gibraltar born designer was sacked by Dior after he was filmed telling two Italian women that Jews should be gassed. The incident took place in December 2010.


Jewish fashion boss backs Galliano return

By Cecelia Rencatti and Josh Jackman, October 15, 2014

A Jewish fashion boss has insisted that John Galliano, who was found guilty of an antisemitic tirade in 2011, is ready to return to the world of fashion.

Mr Galliano was handed suspended fines totalling €6,000 (£5,200) after admitting to declaring his love for Hitler during a rant in Paris cafe in February 2011.


Sorry, Mr Galliano, but I can't forgive or forget your abuse

By Tamara Corin, October 14, 2014

The fashion world is indeed vastly different from the one that the rest of us tend to inhabit. Having worked in and around the industry for more than 15 years, I can confidently say that this has never been more true than it is today.


Galliano gets top fashion job

By Naomi Firsht, October 6, 2014

John Galliano is rejoining the fashion world three years after an antisemitic rant saw him fired from Dior and excommunicated from the industry.

The British designer has been taken on as creative director of fashion house Maison Martin Margiela.

Mr Galliano, 53, spent almost 15 years at Dior before his drunken antisemitic rant in La Perle, a bar in Paris in 2011.


Stephen Fry hires John Galliano as costume designer for Oscar Wilde show

By Sandy Rashty, December 17, 2013

Stephen Fry has employed disgraced fashion designer John Galliano to design the costumes for his theatrical production of Oscar Wilde’s comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest.

The move comes two years after Mr Galliano faced criminal charges for a drunken antisemitic rant.


Fashion world split over Galliano job at Vogue

By Sandy Rashty, November 21, 2013

The fashion world is split over Vogue UK magazine’s decision to use disgraced designer John Galliano as guest fashion editor for its December edition.

British Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman described Mr Galliano — who faced criminal charges after a drunken antisemitic rant in 2011 — as a designer “informed by a richness of imagination and history”.


Foxman furious over Israeli TV authority’s Galliano ban

By Zoe Winograd, April 18, 2013

Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham Foxman has expressed his “outrage” over a decision to ban an Israeli Eurovision contestant from wearing a John Galliano dress.


Galliano shocks in Chasidic garb

By Ray Filar, February 14, 2013

John Galliano shocked New York residents on Monday when he made his fashion comeback at Oscar de la Renta’s New York Fashion Week show dressed in a Chasidic-style outfit.

Having recently made his return to fashion as an intern, the disgraced designer appeared in a long black coat, black hat and with his hair in what appeared to be peyot.


A changed man?

January 24, 2013

Two years ago, John Galliano's world fell apart when he was caught on film in an antisemitic rant. He was, rightly, suspended from his glittering job in fashion and was treated as a pariah. So it is good to report that something positive has come from those events. He appears genuinely penitent.