Rumor: Dior phone coming in two weeks

Myriad blogs said the designer was supposed to have unveiled a mobile handset Friday, but it never appeared. Now there's more speculation.

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A bunch of blogs were reporting last week that Christian Dior would unveil its first mobile phone last Friday. Didn't happen. Now there are rumors supposedly coming out of the phone industry that it will make its maiden appearance in two weeks instead. Whatever.

All we know is that it supposedly is festooned with Swarovski crystals ( ugh ) and, according to the ad pictured here, has some kind of built-in remote control. The latter feature could add an interesting twist, at least technologically, to the growing trend of phones emanating from the Europe's leading fashion houses, such as those from Armani and Prada . But we're not holding our breath.

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