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A model presents a creation by Belgian designer

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 in Paris. (July 2, 2012) Photo Credit: Getty Images

Raf Simons, the Belgian designer hailing from Jil Sander, debuted his first collection for the venerable house of Christian Dior Monday, after replacing disgraced former creative director, John Galliano.

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer
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A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 in Paris. (July 2, 2012)

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer
Photo Credit: AP

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 in Paris. (July 2, 2012)

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer
Photo Credit: Getty Images

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 in Paris. (July 2, 2012)

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer
Photo Credit: AP

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 in Paris. (July 2, 2012)

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer
Photo Credit: AP

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 in Paris. (July 2, 2012)

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer
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A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 on July 2, 2012 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS GUILLOTFRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/GettyImages

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer
Photo Credit: Getty Images

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 in Paris. (July 2, 2012)

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer
Photo Credit: Getty Images

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 in Paris. (July 2, 2012)

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer
Photo Credit: Getty Images

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 in Paris. (July 2, 2012)

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer
Photo Credit: AP

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 in Paris. (July 2, 2012)

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer
Photo Credit: Getty Images

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 in Paris. (July 2, 2012)

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer
Photo Credit: Getty Images

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 in Paris. (July 2, 2012)

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer
Photo Credit: Getty Images

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 in Paris. (July 2, 2012)

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer
Photo Credit: AP

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 in Paris. (July 2, 2012)

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer
Photo Credit: Getty Images

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 in Paris. (July 2, 2012)

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