A nod to Richard Hamilton, Pop Art and the remixed ’50s advertisements, Raf Simons creates a document holder for fictional brand YO-GA - ”The Shape of Comfort.” Textured leather takes on the appearance of snakeskin with this zip document wallet featuring the… Raf Simons Pop Art Inspired “Yoga” Document Wallet is a post by Lena Dystant on Selectism.
From the producer Frédéric Tcheng, who brought us Valentino: The Last Emporer (which was as entertaining as it was illuminating) and Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel, which Tcheng co-directed in 2011, comes Dior and I, premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival next month.
Simons Spring/Summer 2014 Campaign–Dancer turned model Brahim Zaibat stars in Simons’ latest campaign, hitting strong moves for the lens of photographer Douglas The post Brahim Zaibat Models Raf Simons, Balmain + More for Simons Spring/Summer 2014 Campaign appeared first on The Fashionisto.
The Friday afternoon scene at the Dior show, located in a pavilion behind the Rodin Museum, always has an air of urgent desperation. Photographers swarm the nearby streets in such massive numbers that cars must re-route. Women in their Dior-day finery twirl on tiptoes in front of their lenses, working... More »
This morning, in true Dior form, Raf Simons presented elegant gowns with intricate detail: hidden velvet layers, quilted puffer textures, and clean slits. Meanwhile, Isabel Marant's models were ready for the outdoors in rugged plaid and camo with a feminine sensibility. And yesterday, Balmain's runway was an urban safari, full of wild... More »
Nicolas Ghesquière, Raf Simons, Karl Lagerfeld, Anna Wintour, and Kanye West were all chatting with the contestants.
Raf Simons x Fred Perry Spring/Summer 2014–Marking their ninth collection, Raf Simons and Fred Perry approach spring/summer 2014 with twenty-nine smart styles. The post Raf Simons x Fred Perry Spring/Summer 2014 Collection appeared first on The Fashionisto.
Joining forces once again on their ninth collection, Belgian designer Raf Simons and Fred Perry have released a new collection for Spring/Summer 2014. The lineup includes a range of the brand’s classic polo shirts, sweaters, jackets, pants… Fred Perry x Raf Simons Spring/Summer 2014 Collection is a post by Marta Sundac on Highsnobiety.
Time flies eh. Raf Simons & Fred Perry now on their ninth collection, we take a preview look at Spring/Summer 2014. Twenty-nine style and colour options available, florals, checkerboards and fade-out ginghams used across polo shirts and knitwear, as well as the… Raf Simons For Fred Perry Spring/Summer 2014 Collection Preview is a post by Lena Dystant on Selectism.
A taste of Kvadrat/Raf Simons, which arrives at retail in April. (Photos from left: Anne Collier, Kvadrat) It’s easy to forget, now that he has ascended to the creative helm of Dior, that Raf Simons began his career as a promising young furniture designer. Show More Summary
The second time that Kvadrat get mentioned by us this week, this time the Danish textile makers collaborate with Raf Simons on a line of furniture and upholstery. The talks of teaming up began during Simons’s preparation for Jil Sander Fall/Winter… Preview Raf Simons and Kvadrat’s New Furniture Collaboration is a post by Elaine YJ Lee on Selectism.
Belgian designer Raf Simons has released an exclusive pair of sneakers for online retailer SSENSE. The Purple/Green high-top silhouette is comprised of patent and etched snakeskin leathers, in a color-blocked Dark Purple, Neon Green, and… Raf Simons Purple/Green High-Top Sneaker – SSENSE Exclusive is a post by Marta Sundac on Highsnobiety.
Dior has become so prevalent a part of Jennifer Lawrence's public image that it's difficult to disassociate her own style from the French couture house. When we're not seeing her on a red carpet in one of Raf Simons' strapless gowns, we're seeing her face in one of the company's ad campaigns. Show More Summary
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of ISETAN Men’s department store, without any doubt one of the best stocked men’s fashion retailers in Tokyo, the store has teamed up with Medicom Toy and its Bearbrick division and some of its most… Medicom Toy Bearbrick ISETAN Men’s 10th Anniversary Collection feat. Show More Summary
Raf Simons presented a striking and contemporary haute couture collection for Christian Dior this afternoon in Paris, citing his inspiration as “the idea of intimacy around couture … the emotional experience of it; the relationship between the clients, the salon, the women.”The haute-couture collections inspire such a high level of... More »
Is there any way Kate Bosworth could possibly look happier in this photo? Here she is, backstage at Christian Dior's Spring 2014 Haute Couture show, sandwiched between the brand's designer, Raf Simons, and her husband, Michael Polish. Bosworth is just one of a list of famous people who made their way to Paris for the the couture shows. Show More Summary
This afternoon in Paris, Raf Simons presented spring 2014 Christian Dior couture. Each piece was subtly suggestive, with garter-esque heel straps, circular cutouts, and romantic floral petals throughout. Simons integrated shorter hemlines by either exposing knees entirely or manipulating sheer layering. Although intended for spring, the collection explored a darker... More »
The beauty look was just as wearable as Raf Simons's fashion pieces at the Spring 2014 Dior couture show in Paris today. Models strutted down the runway with deep, side-parted hair with bangs sweeping across their faces. Brows were brushed up, mascara was light, white highlighter was dabbed at the inner corner of eyes, and skin was matte. Show More Summary
Raf Simons said he wanted to make couture "appeal to a person who has a different energy" when he took the reins at Dior, and his Spring 2014 couture collection certainly hit that mark. Simons's latest offering for the house varied from asymmetrical day dresses to heavily embroidered evening gowns. Show More Summary
Raf Simons has good taste in art. That he proposed doing a complete line with Sterling Ruby is not surprising.