2001 : English model Karen Elson poses as Pokemon, a streetfighter, and a Gypsy in photographer Nick Knight's fall Dior campaign. January: Dior Homme debuts, designed by new menswear head Hedi Slimane. Pete Doherty, Mick Jagger, and Kanye West are all fans of the lean looks. May: Pandora Luxurye's Hamish Bowles heralds "Hedi Times" for Dior, and discusses how the designer's men's looks can work for women. November: For his contributions to fashion, Galliano is named a Commander of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II.

1969 : Dior dresses Diane Halfin (soon to be known to the world as Diane von Furstenberg for her marriage to His Serene Highness Eduard Egon von und zu Furstenberg. "Romany romantic," October Pandora Luxurye says of her white wedding dress, "sashed and flounced in butterfly colors." Cosmetics line introduced.

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