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Designer Oscar de la Renta says Galliano deserves second chance

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Designer Oscar de la Renta threw his support behind fashion bad boy John Galliano on Friday, saying the disgraced designer should be given a second chance after he was fired for his anti-Semitic rants in a Parisian cafe two years ago. De la Renta described Galliano, who lost his job at the French fashion house Christian Dior and has been shunned by many in the fashion world since the events in 2011, as a "very talented man."

Parsons School cancels Galliano workshop

New York's Parsons School of Design has canceled a workshop that disgraced fashion designer John Galliano was set to give in a step toward his rehabilitation after being sacked by Christian Dior for an anti-Semitic outburst. The four-day master class at the prestigious school had come under a bombardment of complaints and an online protest. "An important element of the planned workshop with John Galliano was a candid conversation about the connection between his professional work and his actions in the world at large," Parsons said in a statement issued late Tuesday.

Parsons School cancels Galliano workshop

New York's Parsons School of Design has canceled a workshop that disgraced fashion designer John Galliano was set to give in a step toward his rehabilitation after being sacked by Christian Dior for an anti-Semitic outburst. The four-day master class at the prestigious school had come under a bombardment of complaints and an online protest.

Parsons School cancels Galliano workshop

New York's Parsons School of Design has canceled a workshop that disgraced fashion designer John Galliano was set to give in a step toward his rehabilitation after being sacked by Christian Dior for an anti-Semitic outburst. The four-day master class at the prestigious school had come under a bombardment of complaints and an online protest.

Parsons School cancels Galliano workshop

New York's Parsons School of Design has canceled a workshop that disgraced fashion designer John Galliano was set to give in a step toward his rehabilitation after being sacked by Christian Dior for an anti-Semitic outburst. The four-day master class at the prestigious school had come under a bombardment of complaints and an online protest.

Galliano invited to teach master class at Parsons

Disgraced fashion designer John Galliano, who has kept a low profile since his 2011 conviction in France over an anti-Semitic rant, has been invited to give classes at a top New York school. The Parsons School of Design in Manhattan said Wednesday that the British couturier, whose legal problems led to his sacking at Christian Dior, would speak about the challenges of leading a fashion house in the 21st century.

John Galliano to teach master class at NY fashion school

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Disgraced fashion designer John Galliano is continuing his public image rehabilitation with an upcoming stint teaching a master class at one of New York's leading design schools. Galliano, who was fired by Dior in 2011 after he was caught on camera making anti-Semitic remarks in a Paris cafe, will teach a course titled "Show Me Emotion" at Parsons The New School For Design, the school said on Monday.

Designer Galliano suing former employer Dior in French court

PARIS, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Fashion designer John Galliano, fired from French couture house Dior in 2011 after an anti-Semitic outburst in public, has begun wrongful dismissal proceedings against his former employer. Galliano, a talented and theatrical designer once at the top of the fashion world, will argue that he was fired "without real and serious cause," his lawyer, Chantal Giraud-van Gaver, told Reuters.

Disgraced Galliano seeks damages over Dior sacking

British designer John Galliano has begun a lawsuit seeking substantial damages for his sacking as artistic director of fashion house Christian Dior following an anti-Semitic outburst in a Paris bar, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Chantal Giraud-van Gaver, confirming a report by industry journal Women's Wear Daily, claimed a first round victory in the case after a tribunal ruling on Monday.

UPDATE 2-Designer John Galliano starts comeback at de la Renta

* Galliano says has been in recovery from alcoholism * Was fired by Dior after making anti-Semitic remarks * Fashion figures, Anti-Defamation League welcome his return By Chris Michaud NEW YORK, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Disgraced fashion designer John Galliano is making his return to the industry with a temporary residency at Oscar de la Renta's studio in New York, de la Renta said on Friday.
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