Date of Birth:
November 28, 1960
Gibraltar, Spain In a Relationship With:
Alexis Roche Best Quotes:
“Women are women, and hurray for that.”
“I have all my life fought against prejudice, having been subjected to it myself.”
“I believe in discipline, so I'm not the right person to cry about weakness and things like this, but maybe I'm not human.”
John Galliano (born [Juan Carlos Antonio Galliano-Guillen] in Gibraltar on November 28, 1960]) is a British fashion designer who headed labels Givenchy, (from July 1995-October 1996), Christian Dior, and his own label. When he was appointed at Givenchy he became the first British designer to head a French haute couture house. In February 2011 Galliano was suspended from Dior and removed from his own label after footage of an anti-Semitic tirade in a Paris bar surfaced. In September 2011 he was found guilty of making the remarks and entered rehab. In 2013, he started to make a comeback with a temporary residency with designer Oscar de la Renta.
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John Galliano is a talented fashion designer. He became a household name after his anti-Semitic tirade in Paris.
John Galliano lives in Paris in Le Marais, (an area known for it’s gay and Jewish communities), with his long-time boyfriend Alexis Roche, a style consultant. The designer admitted to being bullied for being different when we grew up in London. After his anti-Semitic rant he checked himself into rehab and admitted to alcohol and substance abuse.