John Charles Galliano CBE, RDI (born 28 November, 1960) is a 55-year-old Gibraltar-born British fashion designer.
He was the head designer of French fashion companies Givenchy (July 1995 to October 1996), Christian Dior (October 1996 to March 2011), and his own label John Galliano (1988 to 2011).
At present, Galliano is the creative director of Paris-based fashion house Maison Margiela.
British Fashion Designer of the Year for 1987, ’94, ’95 and ’97
Dress of the Year Fashion Museum, Bath for 1987
Order of the British Empire (2001)
French Legion of Honour (2009; revoked 2012)