It was announced today that former designer at Jil Sander, Raf Simons, was named Artistic Director at Christian Dior. Simons is filling the spot left vacant after the firing of former AD, John Galliano. Simons' first showing as AD will be in July. In a statement released today announcing the new appointment Simons expressed his excitement for joining The House of Dior. Does Raf Simons have the creative chops to lead Dior? Well, we will have to wait until July to find out.