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John Charles Galliano (1960-), Fashion designer

Sitter in 7 portraits
Gibraltar-born fashion designer, moved to London in 1966. Graduated from St. Martin's School of Art in 1984 and achieved instant acclaim with his first collection. Moved to Paris in 1991 becoming Givenchy's head designer (1995-1997). Since 1997 has worked as Chief Designer for Christian Dior alongside designing his own collections. Voted 'British Designer of the Year' in 1987, 1994 and 1995 and in 1997 shared the award with Alexander McQueen. He coordinated Dior's 1999 ready-to-wear advertising, working with Nick Knight who has been his long-time collaborator. In 2001 he was awarded a CBE in Queen's Birthday Honours list.

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P1017

John Charles Galliano

by Mario Testino
C-type colour print, 1997
NPG P1017

P1278

John Charles Galliano

by Paolo Roversi
pigment print, 2005
NPG P1278

x39363

John Charles Galliano

by Barry Marsden
bromide fibre print, 1990
NPG x39363

x87757

John Charles Galliano

by Patrick Jackson
bromide fibre print, August 1997
NPG x87757

x131790

John Charles Galliano

by Anna Bauer
C-type contact print, March 2008
NPG x131790

x76422

John Charles Galliano

by Philip Sayer
colour print from original transparency, 1987
NPG x76422