Christian Dior S.A. is a French luxury goods company controlled and chaired by businessman Bernard Arnault who also heads LVMH Moët Hennessy • Louis Vuitton. Founded in 1946 by the eponymous designer Christian Dior, today the company designs and retails ready-to-wear, leather goods, fashion accessories, footwear, jewelry, timepieces, fragrance, make-up, and skincare products while also maintaining its tradition as a creator of recognized haute-couture.