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Dior chief optimistic for couture future as Paris shows begin

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Christian Dior chief Sidney Toledano on Monday told AFP the house was winning new couture customers and that China was the "big market of tomorrow", as womenswear artistic director Raf Simons kicked off four days of shows in Paris. 

A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons for Christian Dior during the Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2013 collection shows on January 21, 2013 in Paris. Christian Dior chief Sidney Toledano on Monday told AFP the house was winning new couture customers and that China was the "big market of tomorrow", as Simons kicked off four days of shows in Paris.

Lee Radziwill, sister of the late Jackie Kennedy, and Princess Charlene of Monaco were among those who turned out for Simons' second couture show since replacing the disgraced John Galliano last year.

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