Dior has reportedly named actresses Rachel Zegler and Dilraba Dilmurat as its new brand ambassadors, according to Women's Wear Daily.
This information rounds off a year marked by high-profile signings at European luxury brands.
Zegler, a 22-year-old American actress, and Dilmurat, known for her prominence in Chinese television, will represent both Dior's fashion creations, helmed by Maria Grazia Chiuri, and its makeup line, led by Peter Philips.
Their addition to the Dior family aligns with the brand's vision of embracing diverse and dynamic talents.
and this doesn’t even begin to cover the amount of people who work on magazine shoots, editorial moments for dior, and myriad other opportunities we’ve had this year. i doubt you’re reading my silly tweets but if you are, and we’ve been able to work together this year, THANK YOU.— rachel zegler (she/her/hers) (@rachelzegler) December 11, 2023
Best known for her Golden Globe-winning performance in Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story," Zegler's trajectory in the entertainment industry has been nothing short of meteoric.
Zegler distinguished herself among 30,000 auditionees to secure her role. Her upcoming roles in "Y2K" and "The Hunger Games" further underscore her rising star status.
Dilmurat, meanwhile, has garnered acclaim in China, notably for her roles in "Pretty Li Huizhen" and "Eternal Love of Dream."
She's also a recognized figure in the fashion and music industries, boasting a strong social media following.
Let’s welcome our first Chinese actress as Dior global brand ambassador 🎉🎉🎉🥳🥳🥳— Di Di (@DearDiDilover) October 10, 2023
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Dilraba Dilmurat also recently became the only Chinese actress to have been listed in the Business of Fashion 500 Class of 2023.#Dilraba#Dilireba#ตี๋ลี่เร่อปาpic.twitter.com/nA0woH4fpX
The French Maison continues to expand its global appeal by associating with influential and diverse talents, underscoring the brand's commitment to embracing a wide array of cultural influences in its representation.