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Is Raf Simons the next head of Dior?

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Now that Marc Jacobs appears to be out of the running to helm Christian Dior, sources are buzzing that the storied French house is seriously considering Jil Sander creative director Raf Simons to replace disgraced designer John Galliano, reported WWD.

If Simons were to make the jump to Dior, he'd have to sever his current contract with Jil Sander, which reportedly was recently extended for an undisclosed amount of time.

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