What's Next in John Galliano's Career?
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Join Date: Feb 2010
I really can't understand why so many "want" Galliano to return so soon. The man is obviously not well-- mentally and physically, and besides that, his creativity has been on a downward spiral for some years leading up to the fateful ousting at LVMH.
If you go back to his work in the 90s, you'll see a fashion visionary in full bloom; his work, his personality, his exuberance-- such a genuine energy and passion. All that seemed lost as he slowly turned into a fashion caricature; the weird and awkward Seigfried & Roy look and style he adopted, and the bloated Vegas style he favored for his designs and shows for his own label and at Dior. This was all so much unlike the spirit of the Galliano I was excited for.
I'd prefer he get well first-- as long as he needs. Then, he can concentrate on his designs. He's not exactly homeless and on the streets, so as much as he was disgraced, he's not impoverished like some tragic character from
.... He was a struggling, and without money back in the late 80s and early 90s-- and managed to create some of the most beautiful, trailblazing fashions that are still strong and inspiration to this day, attracting the most famous models and supporters in the industry. I'm sure he can easily muster the same-- if not even more support when he's
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