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WWD Says Raf Simons Was Actually Fired From Jil Sander

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.
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Was Raf Simons Fired From Jil Sander?

Lifestyle / Fashion : The Cut (2 years ago)

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

Was Raf Simons Fired From Jil Sander???

Lifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez (2 years ago)

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

The Latest in the Jil Sander Saga: Was Raf Simons Fired?

Lifestyle / Fashion : Fashionista (2 years ago)

In today’s WWD, Bridget Foley has a thoughtful piece about the mismanagement of Raf Simons’ ousting from Jil Sander. In it, she says that Simons was “unceremoniously dumped” from Jil Sander, making a point to clarify that he didn’t ... Read Post


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