Sarah Burton Said to Be Among the Top Contenders for Dior

From left: Riccardo Tisci, Prabal Gurung, Tom Ford, Alber Elbaz, Sarah Burton, Olivier Theyskens. Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images, Charles Eshelman/Getty Images for Kim Crawford Wines,Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images,Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images,Eric Ryan/Getty Images, Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images

While LVMH's Bernard Arnault has insisted that Dior is in no hurry to name Galliano's successor, his advisers have reportedly submitted a list of suggested candidates. According to Women's Wear Daily, the list includes: Riccardo Tisci, Tom Ford, Hedi Slimane, Olivier Theyskens, Nicolas Ghesquière, Alber Elbaz, Haider Ackermann, Prabal Gurung, and Sarah Burton.

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