Christian Dior SE (French: [kʁistjɑ̃ djɔʁ]),[1] commonly known as Dior (stylized DIOR), is a French luxury fashion house[2] controlled and chaired by French businessman Bernard Arnault, who also heads LVMH, the world's largest luxury group. Dior holds 42.36% shares of and 59.01% voting rights within LVMH.[7][8]

Christian Dior SE
TypePublic (Societas Europaea)[1]
IndustryLuxury goods
Founded16 December 1946; 75 years ago (1946-12-16)
FounderChristian Dior
Headquarters30 Avenue Montaigne
Paris, France[2]
Number of locations
Area served
Key people
Bernard Arnault (chairman)
Pietro Beccari (vice-chairman & CEO)[3]
Maria Grazia Chiuri (creative director)
Kim Jones (creative director)[4]
ProductsClothing, cosmetics, fashion accessories, jewelry, perfumes, spirits, watches, wines
ServicesDepartment stores
Revenue €53.67 billion (2019)[5]
€11.43 billion (2019)[5]
€7.78 billion (2019)[5]
Total assets €93.83 billion (2019)[5]
Total equity €35.71 billion (2019)[5]
Number of employees
163,309 (2019)[5]
  • Christian Dior Couture[6]
  • LVMH (42.36%)

The company was founded in 1946 by French fashion designer Christian Dior (1905–1957), who was originally from Normandy. This brand sells shoes and clothing exclusive to Dior boutiques. Haute couture is under the Christian Dior Couture division. Pietro Beccari has been the CEO of Christian Dior Couture since 2018.[9]

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