The plot keeps thickening: maybe Raf Simons didn't step down from Jil Sander with his eyes on the top spot at Christian Dior (or Yves Saint Laurent!) as we previously thought. WWD's Bridget Foley says Simons was actually fired from the Milan-based label:
Simons leaves — more correctly, he was unceremoniously dumped — at the top of his game. A designer of women’s wear neither by education (he studied furniture design) nor first sartorial vocation (he started in men’s), in 2005.
Raf Simons made a surprise appearance at the Versus show on Sunday night, telling reporters, "I am leaving Milan tomorrow, forever." Forever! That sounds extreme, but who knows. In today's WWD, Bridget Foley writes that Simons was l... Read Post
Last week Raf Simons found himself unemployed after Jil Sander abruptly decided to return to her own label after eight years, but apparently there's more to the story than they're letting on. WWD's Bridget Foley wrote on Tuesday Sim... Read Post