First half revenues at French fashion house Christian Dior were up 3.4 per cent to 6.03 billion euros the company said today.

Of this, 5.82 billion euros came from its stake in luxury goods giant LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA.

Revenue at Christian Dior Couture soared 44 per cent to 216 million euros, from 150 million euros.