Why Is John Galliano Moving To L.A.?

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We'd end up in the loony bin if we threw a fit every time a famous foreigner stepped foot in our fair city. It's August after all, and Lala Land is crawling with out-of-towners (and tacky tourists) this time of year. But our latest sighting isn't just any 'ol A-lister — it's John Galliano, and we nearly checked ourselves into Cedars when we learned why he was on Sunset.

Apparently, the former Dior bad boy and his beau Alexis Roche are looking to relocate to L.A. Yes, you read that correctly, the outspoken designer is following in the footsteps of another international fashion darling (and Dior alum) — Hedi Slimane — and taking up residence here in Tinseltown. Why the West Coast? It seems his partner is looking to style more celebs, and obviously there's no place that would better suit the endeavor. Plus, we're thinking the City of Angels would be a relaxing spot for Galliano to recoup post-rehab.

With SoCal getting so much attention from the Euros lately, we can't help but daydream of daily Christopher Bailey spottings and a regular rendezvous with Riccardo Tisci, too. Hey, stranger things have happened! (Hollywood Reporter)

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