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Dior Cancels Its LA Cruise Show, Is Heading to the French Riviera Instead

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Despite comparing LA to the "relaxing and calm" vibe of his hometown in Antwerp, Belgian designer Raf Simons has ditched his previously announced plans to bring Dior's Cruise show to our city. Los Angeles Times reports that although the landmark event was set for May 9th, the creative director will stage the show on May 11th—in the French Riviera. A rep explains that the sudden change of heart is due to the "unexpected availability of a high-profile location." We can't be mad at that.

Oh well, at least we had Tom Ford. Here's something to cheer us up: LAT also reveals in the piece that Burberry will be hosting a party and runway show at Griffith Observatory on April 16th, and Louis Vuitton will be staging its Cruise show in Palm Springs on May 6th! Stay tuned for more.