Who Should Succeed Raf Simons at Dior?

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With today’s bombshell that Raf Simons and his fabulous shirts will no longer be part of the power couple that is Dior and I, the Cut put on its thinking cap (yes, it’s this one, in case you were wondering) to ponder who might be a good contender to succeed him at the house. To be clear, this is not a list of rumored candidates — who are sure to start cropping up any second now — but merely a wish list. We included a few dark horses, because what fun is rampant speculation without a couple of wild cards? Click through the slideshow to see all of our picks.