Raf Simons, formerly of Dior, will take responsibility for all Calvin Klein lines, consolidating creative control for the company.
There have been few secrets in fashion more poorly-guarded than Raf Simons’ appointment at Calvin Klein. Rumors began to swirl way back in April, almost immediately after Italo Zucchelli and Francisco Costa departed their respective roles at the iconic label. Whispers quickly began to circulate that the partnership was already a done deal, but the […]
This past week we gave you a look at every single sneaker from the adidas by Raf Simons FW16 collection, the godfather of consoler shooters GoldenEye was resurrected via an insane PC mod, and Brendan Dassey of Making of Murderer had his conviction overturned. Below you’ll find a roundup of our favorite comments from the week, […]
After months of rumors and speculation, Raf Simons has finally been confirmed as the Chief Creative Officer of American fashion icon Calvin Klein. Pretty much everyone in the industry is hyped on Raf’s move, and the Belgian’s appointment is going to be a breath of fresh air for CK, and for the New York fashion scene as […]
Just days after his position as head of Calvin Klein was finally confirmed, Raf Simons has unveiled his banger-packed FW16-17 footwear collection with adidas. The latest adidas by Raf Simons drop introduces two new styles, the Raf Simons Stan Smith Comfort and the Raf Simons Matrix Spirit, which sit alongside new iterations of the classic Stan. […]
Raf Simons debuts his fourteenth collaboration with Fred Perry with their fall-winter 2016 collection. Recalling his own connection with the brand, the Belgian designer shares, “When UK style and music had a strong influence in Belgium...Show More Summary
It’s always interesting to see what happens when two powerhouses collaborate – the result is typically one of great design production and creativity. With the new Raf Simons x Fred Perry FW16 collection, the line certainly follows this assumption with the release of fresh new takes on classic models. After a highly successful drop in […]
It’s no understatement that Raf Simons is far and away one of the most influential men’s designers working today. He may have made a name for himself in the womenswear world thanks to his work at Jil Sander and Dior (and soon Calvin Klein), but Raf’s eponymous men’s line has inspired legions of new brands and designers. His streetwear-tinged […]
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Since the departure of its founder early in the new millennium, Calvin Klein has struggled to articulate a clear esthetic vision. The daring Simons could change all that.
After months of rumors that Raf Simons would head to Calvin Klein after his departure from Dior, the American brand has finally confirmed the news. Calvin Klein, Inc. has appointed Simons its Chief Creative Officer. The Belgian designer...Show More Summary
The former women's designer at Dior will have complete creative control over all divisions of the iconic brand.
Today, the Calvin Klein company confirmed Raf Simons as their new chief creative officer, ending months of speculation. In June, Calvin Klein himself all but announced on a radio show that Simons, the former women’s designer at Dior, was headed to New York. Instead of a media blast, today's announcement ... More »
After months (and months) of speculation, it’s finally been announced that Raf Simons is the new Chief Creative Officer of Calvin Klein. The news has been common knowledge in industry circles for months, but it’s taken a lifetime to emerge due to the non-compete clause in Raf’s old contract at Christian Dior. Simons exited Dior last October after […]
Perhaps the industry's worst-kept secret over the past several months concerned the vacancy left at American fashion house Calvin Klein when its women's and men's creative directors, Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli respectively, both suddenly departed from their roles in... Continue reading
With Pokémon Go madness seemingly showing no signs of slowing down, retailer oki-ni has collaborated with Indonesian artist Angela Olivia to create anime depictions of some of the biggest names in fashion. The result is these five amusing avatars of Rick Owens, Neil Barrett, Gosha Rubchinskiy, Raf Simons and Thom Browne, styled completely in their clothing […]
Calvin Klein is expected to finally announce that Raf Simons is the brand’s new creative director this week, reports WWD. The news would end nine months of rumors and speculation surrounding the future of Dior’s former artistic director. Rumors began in early November, when WWD first announced that Simons was the preferred choice to head Calvin Klein’s […]
ZARA MAN has unveiled its new Simple Present Fall 2016 Campaign. Focussing on modern essentials, the campaign was shot by none other than Willy Vanderperre, known for his work with Raf Simons, Prada, Jil Sander and many others. The result is a gorgeous campaign shot entirely in black in white, presents table, yet modern, wardrobe […]
WWD has announced that Alexander Wang and adidas are set to unveil a new collaborative line this September at New York Fashion Week. Wang will follow Yohji Yamamoto, Kanye West, Raf Simons, Rick Owens and Stella McCartney to become the latest high-profile designer to join forces with the Three Stripes. The news may not seem so […]