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Galliano's own label show in Paris downsized: source

John Galliano's eponymous own-label show on Sunday is being scaled down to a simpler presentation for buyers and journalists, a fashion industry source said on Thursday.

Normally it would have been one of the most theatrical shows of Paris fashion week, but its fate was in question after Galliano was fired by Christian Dior and charged with alleged racist behaviour at a Paris cafe.

Dior, which holds a majority stake in the John Galliano label, plans to go ahead with its own pret-a-porter collection - overseen by the British couturier before his sudden fall from grace - at the Rodin museum on Friday.