Galliano Stages a Comeback
February was kind of a big month for Galliano: He went to court filing suit against his former employer Dior, which his lawyer claimed was going successfully. Oh, and then there was that little matter of his re-entry into fashion.
We’ve been watching like hawks for any sign of Galliano, and we got news just weeks before New York fashion week that Galliano had been accepted into the atelier of Oscar de la Renta, thanks to some behind-the-scenes work by Anna Wintour. Dolce and Gabbana also threw their support behind the disgraced designer. Galliano was on hand to give some styling tweaks, which were evident on de la Renta’s fall runway.
But just when things should have been turning around for him, Galliano was snapped in an outfit that the New York Post claimed mocked Hasidic Jews. Fashion editors and the Anti-Defamation League rushed to his defense, but the story had gone viral.
One step forward, two steps back…