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The folks over at LVMH may have not yet announced John Galliano's successor at Christian Dior, but they've already found someone to replace the Hitler-loving designer at the helm of his own namesake label. Meet Bill Gaytten, the new creative lead at the house of John Galliano. Gaytten has worked with Galliano for the past 23 years. WWD reports:
On Friday, Gaytten took a bow and waved to the crowd at the end of the John Galliano spring-summer men’s wear show, an ode to Sixties London.Gaytten holds a degree in architecture from University College in London.
Sidney Toledano, chief executive officer at John Galliano and Christian Dior, said Gaytten “has been leading the design team” at Galliano and oversaw the men’s collection from conception to runway.
He declined to specify Gaytten’s new title at the fashion house, which is majority owned by Dior. However, sources said it would likely be creative director.
· Bill Gaytten Takes Bow for John Galliano Men's [WWD]
· All John Galliano coverage [Racked]