For the first time in ten years, the iconic Belgian youth oracle is the subject of a solo exhibition -- curated by longtime collaborator Willy Vanderperre.
Raf Simons has produced several highly successful collaborations using adidas‘ iconic shoe the Stan Smith as his template. Apparently, the R that graces the side of each sneaker stands for “relentless” or maybe “re-up” as the fashion designer releases another exciting collection. Continue reading…
We meet up with the ground breaking artist and Raf Simons collaborator to discuss how his rural upbringing and fascination with nature have informed his work.
Inspired by Hieronymous Bosch's sixteenth-century painting, "The Garden of Earthly Delights," Simons's clothes alternatively evoked innocence and sin. Continue reading
"A garden of earthly delights" was how Raf Simons envisioned today's Dior Couture collection, shown in the gardens of the Musée Rodin in Paris. The show was held inside a huge, geometric structure-cum-sculpture painted with pointillistic flower patterns — Insta-bait of the highest order. The prospect of a fashion oasis probably... More »
Raf Simons' latest Adidas collaboration finds the brand’s iconic Stan Smith model decked out in two shimmering metallic shades. Continue reading…
There's a new Stan Smith in town.
Raf Simons made quite the stir with his spring-summer 2016 menswear collection. Models took to the catwalk, masked in tartan hoods, carrying bags by way of long bulky chains. Pant legs expanded in volume and coats were cut straight. A mix of elongated tartan tops stood out in contrast to shrunken sweaters. Show More Summary
?With hoods up and heads down, Raf Simons spring/summer gang marched through the designer's memories, hopes, and daydreams of youth.
Nostalgia was alive and kicking on the first day of the Paris men’s shows where Raf Simons, Haider Ackermann, Valentino and Gosha Rubchinskiy got their age on.
When you're casting some of the most striking male models around, it might seem churlish to cover up some of their faces. But Raf Simons always plays by his own rules. At his show today on the outskirts of Paris, the designer obscured models' faces with plaid hoods that surely... More »
Belgian designer Raf Simons unveils his new fall-winter 2015 advertising campaign. Photographed by Willy Vanderperre and styled by Olivier Rizzo, the outing highlights Simons’ rebellious spirit with a focus on this season’s handwriting prints. Show More Summary
If you thought Stella McCartney's Resort 2016 collection was a dreamy affair, there were many other designers who also threw elaborate and beautiful shows to present their collections. Not to be overlooked, Raf Simons showed his feminine...Show More Summary
Wednesday, June 24 10:00am Lucien Pellat Finet 12:30pm STRATEAS.CARLUCCI 1:30pm 22/4 Hommes 2:30pm Lemaire 3:30pm Y/PROJECT 4:30pm Walter Van Beirendonck 5:30pm Valentino 6:30pm Haider Ackermann 8:30pm Raf Simons Thursday, June 25 9:30am...Show More Summary
Archival fashion geek David Casavant loans out his massive collection of rare Raf Simons and Helmut Lang to everyone from industry stylists to Kanye West.
Hooray! Time to shop! Barneys New York kicks off its designer sale for spring-summer 2015 with up to 40% off original prices. Choice brands from the sale include Raf Simons, Kenzo and Haider Ackermann. Below, see some of our top sale...Show More Summary
With a judging panel that includes the designers Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Jacobs, Raf Simons, Nicholas Ghesquière, the LVMH Prize is like the turbocharged version of "Project Runway." Marta Marques and Paulo Almeida, the designers behind...Show More Summary