It is official. John Galliano is the new creative director for Russian perfumery, L’Etoile. In his role as creative director, Galliano will be responsible for communication and brand images for the firm, as well as developing makeup and accessories for L’Etoile Selection, their namesake cosmetics brand. In a statement, Galliano said it was “a really exciting opportunity and challenge for me. I’m sure our collaboration working together will lead to the creation of new and exciting events in the world of beauty for Russian women. I believe that the results will be very beautiful and breathtaking.” According to Vanity Fair, Galliano got quite the warm welcome at the L’Etoile “2014 The Beauty Odyssey” event last night. VF writes: 'After the following introduction, 'Dear friends, I have the great honor and pleasure to introduce [to] you our new creative director, the world-acclaimed genius, the future of L’Etoile. Here is John Galliano,' a musical number repeated 'John is back.'" Its about time!